With satisfaction, fanfare and a bit of gloating, the president signed into law a landmark health care bill March 23, surrounded by the party leadership who managed to revive once more the oft-pronounced dead legislation. While lip service was paid to the transparency and cooperation promised, they did, in fact, accomplish bipartisanship — 34 Democrats stood against bribes and intimidation, joining Republicans in voting no.
COLUMNIST: Health care bill needs some compromise
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