January 22, 2010

JUST ONE FINAL SHOVE...:

Dem health care talks collapsing (PATRICK O'CONNOR & CARRIE BUDOFF BROWN, 1/21/10, Politico)

Health care reform teetered on the brink of collapse Thursday as House and Senate leaders struggled to coalesce around a strategy to rescue the plan, in the face of growing pessimism among lawmakers that the president’s top priority can survive.

The legislative landscape was filled with obstacles: House Democrats won’t pass the Senate bill. Senate Democrats don’t want to start from scratch just to appease the House. And the White House still isn’t telling Congress how to fix the problem.


Posted by Orrin Judd at January 22, 2010 6:59 AM
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