Members of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (shown here) continue to plow ahead on a health reform package, turning a blind eye to a long-standing bipartisan measure by Sens. Ron Wyden and Bob Bennett.
There is bipartisanship out there, but there seems to be no bipartisanship for government-run health care, Graham said. There are some of us on the Republican side who understand that health care inflation is unsustainable ... and that well meet in the middle. I think as the government-run option collapses, therell be a vacuum and maybe thats when we can start filling that vacuum.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.