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Sen. Sherrod Brown says that the public option died because of Traitor Joe Lieberman.

He wasn't the only one; Ben Nelson and Mary Landrieu also wouldn't have voted for it. But the point stands - Obama's 'listening' to Republicans wasn't the reason the bill didn't include a public option. It was the fact that there weren't 60 Democratic votes for a bill that included one (at least, after the triggered public option was shot down by Pelosi).

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