Healthcare Reform, the Economy and the Obama Agenda

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Recent reports on the progress of healthcare reform have portrayed a President battling his own party in Congress while his popularity ratings decline. Republicans -- and some Democrats, say he's moving too fast toward what some call "a government takeover" and a step toward "socialism." In his press conference last night, the President pushed what he called an "affordable" plan for "quality care," not financed "on the backs of middle class families." Which messages appeal to American voters? Is a familiar debate being re-framed in the age of the Internet?

Credits

Guests:
Matt Bai - Yahoo! News - @mattbai, Elvin Lim - Assistant Professor of Government, Wesleyan University, Michael Cannon - Cato Institute - @mfcannon, Justin Peters - Managing Editor, website of the Columbia Journalism Review

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Andrea Brody, Rebecca Mooney, Katie Cooper