"has been pretty vocal that he is not for privatization, but that has not made him adverse to hearing other points of view. He has talked to guys like Liebman," Mr. Goolsbee said.
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"He has objectives you would expect a Democrat to have, but also market-based approaches to reach those Democratic goals. Every time I talk to him he respects and understands that you must take the market into account," he said.