Obama puts forward last-effort health care reform plan

Monday, February 22, 2010 | 2:21 p.m. CST; updated 8:44 a.m. CST, Tuesday, February 23, 2010

WASHINGTON — Making a last-ditch effort to save his health care overhaul, President Barack Obama on Monday put forward a nearly $1 trillion, 10-year compromise that would allow the government to deny or roll back egregious insurance premium increases that infuriate consumers.