FOXNews.com - Three Dems Join GOP Bid to Force Congress Onto Any 'Public' Health Plan I think this is a great idea. Would you force your family onto anything that you wouldn't do yourself? What is good enough for us IS good enough for them! Quote from article: Dodd, along with Democratic Sens. Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Barbara Mikulski of Maryland, joined Republican Sens. David Vitter of Louisiana, Richard Burr of North Carolina and Orrin Hatch of Utah in publicly supporting the amendment.