Can the US afford to reform a failing system of health care in the midst of an economic crisis? Can it afford not to? We hear what's in the stimulus bill and how it could shape debate on questions of life-and-death. Also, former Senator Tom Daschle withdraws his nomination for Health and Human Services Secretary, and the case for private jet planes for busy corporate executives.
Banner image: Former Senator Thomas Daschle (D-SD) as he arrived yesterday for a closed door meeting with Members of the Senate Finance Committee. Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images