With cost cuts, health care reform bill is back on track


Winston Churchill once said about the United States, "In the end, America will do the right thing . . . after she's exhausted all other possibilities." Well, concerning universal health care, it looks like America, in the end, may do the right thing.

House Democratic leaders have reached an agreement with conservative 'Blue Dog' House Democrats, and it now appears a revised health care reform bill will head to a House Energy and Commerce Committee vote soon, perhaps as early as Friday; a House floor vote will not occur until September.