Undecided Democrat mulls health care options
October 12, 2009
RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON
All eyes are on Maine Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe as health care legislation heads for a high-stakes committee vote next week. But she's not the only senator who is being noncommittal. Oregon Democrat Ron Wyden isn't saying how he'll vote when the Finance Committee takes up Chairman Max Baucus's 10-year, $829-billion plan Tuesday. “I am not going to characterize where I am (on the bill) in any way,” Wyden said Friday as he headed to the airport for a trip back to his state. “I'm going to be doing everything I can to make sur...