Health care reform is something we need to do, and todays meeting offers the chance for Democrats and Republicans to start working together on this critical issue. But if Obama and Congressional Democrats choose instead to take the same old partisan road once again and ignore the clear wishes of the American people, they do so at their own peril. The American people expect results, not the second verse of the same song.
Sen. John Thune (S.D.) is chairman of the Republican Policy Committee.
James Jones, communications director for DC Vote, tapes a "DC Constituents Service Day" sign on the wall as he stands with other DC residents outside of Rep. Andy Harris's office on Capitol Hill to protest Harris' actions against D.C.'s marijuana laws on Thursday, July 24, 2014. DC Vote encouraged DC residents to bring their complaints about city services to the Maryland congressman.