Healthcare Reform: Angry Crowds and the 'Public Option'

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Two weeks into the Congressional recess, angry crowds are still showing up to vent their anger against healthcare reform. Is the Obama White House caving in on a controversial provision?  Will it lose liberal Democrats in the effort to appease Republicans? Also President Obama discusses the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan with vets, and third world conditions in suburban Los Angeles.

Banner image: Two opposing groups of protestors argue their positions outside of the high school where President Obama was conducting a town hall meeting on August 11, in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Photo: Robert Spencer/Getty Images




Warren Olney