Daschle Gives Health Care Overhaul a ’50-50 Chance’
At the National Press Club on Tuesday, former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-S.D.) -- President Obama's first pick for HHS secretary -- said the chances that health reform legislation will pass this year are "no better than 50-50." Meanwhile, former HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt said there is a "political imperative" for change.
- "Daschle Gives Obama's Health Care Plan a 50-50 Chance" (Gold, Kaiser Health News/Miami Herald, 6/2).