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Senators headed into the holiday recess, still jockeying for position on the public option and health care reform.
The initial 60-39 vote opens the way for work on a bill after Thanksgiving – on a plan that may, or may not, include the option of a government health care plan, which states can opt out of.
Meanwhile, House members voted two weeks ago to approve a package that they say would cover most residents. It’s nearly one-trillion-dollar price tag has worried some, and made it likely that a less expensive plan comes through the Senate.
Today, where we live, we’ll check in on health care reform with 5th District Congressman Chris Murphy. He’ll take your phone calls on that issue, the economy and Afghanistan