The article:

We add the public option to the Obameter

By Angie Drobnic Holan
Published on Wednesday, August 19th, 2009 at 6:58 p.m.

This week, alert readers asked us how we were rating President Barack Obama's stance on the public option. That's a promise, right? they asked.

Well, no. We looked in our Obameter database for a promise on the public option and couldn't find one.

We are now adding a promise on the public option to our database. But make no mistake: The public option was rarely debated or even mentioned on the campaign trail. Read our update to find out more, as well as to learn what we rated it .

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Researchers: Angie Drobnic Holan

Names in this article: Barack Obama

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