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.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.