Democrats Gear Up To Defend Health Care Reform Proposals
On Wednesday, Senate Democrats met to devise a strategy to counter recent criticism from Republicans that health care proposals by President Obama and Democrats would lead to "a Washington takeover of health care." Senate Finance Committee Chair Max Baucus (D-Mont.), who is helping to craft emerging health care legislation, said Democrats need to ensure consumers that they would have the ability to choose their own physicians and insurers.
- "Democrats To Develop Plan To Sell Health Care" (Pear, New York Times, 5/14).