The First Draft: H-Day
Will Republican Senator Olympia Snowe, a moderate from Maine, become the first Republican in Congress to back a healthcare reform bill?
Will one or more Democrats defect from President Barack Obama’s signature issue?
While the panel is expected to approve it, the drama is all in the HOW and WHO…
Of course today’s vote is still some steps away from when a bill would go before the full Senate for consideration, but it will offer some insight into how the rest of the journey will progress (or not).
Speaking of political football… much ado on morning television shows about conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh quest to own the St. Louis Rams football team.
Photo credit: Reuters/stringer (boy plays with drums in China), Reuters/Richard Clement (Senate Finance Committee members review documents during healthcare reform hearing on October 1)