Some legislators are hedging their bets on the health-care debate by co- sponsoring more than one of the three most prominent proposals: the Clinton bill; its chief rival, the Cooper bill (similar to the President's but without universal coverage); and the McDermott bill (nationalized health care).
Rep. Sam Gejdenson (D., Conn.)
Co-sponsor: Clinton, McDermott
Rationalization: "My basic call is that there are a number of approaches to solve this problem."
Rep. David Minge (D., Minn.)
Co-sponsor: Clinton, Cooper
Rationalization: "I wanted to support more than one to show my commitment to ((health-care reform))."
Rep. Patsy Mink (D., Hawaii)
Co-sponsor: Clinton, McDermott...