Issue Report ● Health Care
For Immediate Release: 
March 17, 2010
Contact Info: 

Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130

Democrats from across the spectrum are announcing their support for passing health care reform…
Oberstar Latest to Lend Support For Health Bill
“Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman James Oberstar (D-Minn.), one of the staunchest anti-abortion-rights Democrats in the House, said Wednesday he will now back the health care overhaul” – saying the bill “prohibits the use of federal funds for abortion.”
Kucinich Is Now a Yes on Health Care Reform
“Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio), the outspoken House liberal who opposed passage of health care reform last year, announced Wednesday morning that he will support an overhaul the chamber is expected to vote on later this week.”

…As support across the country grows
NBC News/WSJ poll [3/16/10]:
• A majority – 46% - 45% support the President’s plan and want to see it passed
Economist poll [3/11/10]:
• 53% - 47% favor the current proposal