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(Studio: Katie Couric) President Obama's White House meeting with Democrats about a health care reform bill introduced.
(White House: Chip Reid) The questions about getting the votes to pass the Senate health care bill next week examined; details given about what will not be in the bill due to the opposition of Senator Joseph Lieberman & about the cost issue. [OBAMA - says we are on the precipice of an achievement that will touch Americans' lives.] [Senators LIEBERMAN, Richard DURBIN, Mitch McCONNELL, Lamar ALEXANDER - offer views on the bill.] What happens if the Senate passes its bill outlined.
(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.
(Washington: Nancy Cordes) The reaction among Senators to Lieberman's about-face on the health care bill featured; details given about his past championing of the Medicare buy-in deal & the role of the insurance industry. [Senators Debbie STABENOW, Sherrod BROWN, "The Hartford Courant" Jim SHEA- comment on Lieberman's stance on the bill.] The opposition of Senators Mary Landrieu, Blanche Lincoln & Ben Nelson to the overall Senate bill outlined. [LIEBERMAN - says he has to do what's right.] How Lieberman explains his position on the Medicare buy-in & the issue of some Democrats' support of the public option discussed.
- Couric, Katie;
- Reid, Chip;
- Cordes, Nancy
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