Can you sign this message to Congress?
We're releasing this statement to the media and Congress -- will you help us reach 250,000 signatures on it?
"Americans want a good health care bill with a public option, even if it passes with only Democratic votes. We would rather have a good bill than a bipartisan one."
Poll after poll shows that voters care more about a good health care bill than a bipartisan one.
Research 2000 Poll:
QUESTION: What would make you more likely to vote for Democrats in the 2010 elections: If they pass health care reform that includes a public health insurance option but gets zero Republicans votes OR if they pass health care reform without a public option but with some Republican votes?
*The MN and CO polls used the following wording for this survey question: "Which do you think should be a higher priority for congressional Democrats right now -- working in a bipartisan way with Republicans in Congress or fighting for policies that will benefit working families, even if those policies can only be passed with Democratic votes?"