Looking to attract GOP votes, Democrats are waging a fierce debate over whether a public option must be part of health care reform. Scholar Norman Ornstein and The Hotline’s Amy Walter predict a health reform bill will clear Congress despite Democrats’ infighting. Continue reading
Amid the race for health care reform legislation on Capitol Hill, the American public has been voicing its views on the debate at locally-based town halls. PBS stations across the country have captured some of those voices and concerns. Judy Woodruff reports. Continue reading
Congress might give the government some say in how much Wall Street executives are paid. A former SEC accountant and a law professor give their take on the plan. Continue reading
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that Democrats are not giving up too much in the push to pass a bipartisan health reform plan.
As House Democrats try to round up votes for a health reform plan and a bipartisan group works on a Senate compromise, two bloggers size up the prospects for a public health insurance plan.
Amid sharpening political divisions in Congress over the push for a health care overhaul, President Barack Obama will hold a prime-time news conference Wednesday to talk about his push for reform and other key policy issues. Continue reading
Capping days of political mystery surrounding his whereabouts, Gov. Mark Sanford admitted Wednesday he’s been having an affair with a woman he visited on a trip to Argentina and said he’ll resign as head of the Republican Governors Association. Continue reading