In an exclusive interview with Jim Lehrer, President Obama says despite Republican opposition and backlash from some members of his own party, he is '95 percent' satisfied with the Senate's health care reform bill set for another vote on Thursday.
In other news, the goal line appeared in sight Tuesday for the health care debate in the U.S. Senate, and Republicans picked up another vote in the House after freshman Democrat Parker Griffith announced he is switching parties.
With Senate Democrats on the cusp of passing the most sweeping overhaul of the nation's health care system in a generation, Democrat Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Republican Lindsey Graham of South Carolina speak with Gwen Ifill about the merits…
With a 60-40 test vote early Monday morning to shut down a Republican filibuster, Senate Democrats moved closer to passing the broadest overhaul of the nation's health care system in a generation. Betty Ann Bowser reports.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks break down the top stories of the past week, including the twists and turns of the Copenhagen climate summit.
The health care debate reached a potential turning point in the Senate on Wednesday after leaders reached a compromise that drops the so-called "public option" from the bill. Gwen Ifill talks to experts about the politics and policy of the…
Senate Democratic leaders celebrated Saturday when their health care reform bill passed a key procedural hurdle, but by Monday deep divisions over some key provisions of the $848 billion legislation were already back in the spotlight.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Washington Post columnist Michael Gerson, who is also a senior research fellow at the Institute for Global Engagement, break down the biggest stories of the week, including health care reform moves in Congress and President…
The health care reform legislation unveiled Wednesday night by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid would extend health insurance to 31 million more Americans at a cost of $848 billion.
The Senate on Thursday inched closer to debating Majority Leader Harry Reid's $848 billion health care reform bill, despite stiff GOP resistance. After a report from Betty Ann Bowser, Susan Dentzer explains the details.
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