Blog | Friday, February 26, 2010

QD: News Every Day--Coming down from the summit

Thursday's health care reform summit reflected in six hours much of the past two years of discussions about health care reform. Starting with rebukes over the previous presidential campaign, the meeting resembled a more civil version of last summer's rowdy town hall meetings, and certainly reflected and reverberated recent months of congressional wrangling. (Los Angeles Times, NPR)

Despite talk of common ground, with no traction gained yesterday among Republicans, Democrats may try again to act on their own. (New York Times, Los Angeles Times)

Optimists says the summit could still have some positive impact: adding urgency, stressing nine common points between the parties, and adding fresh ideas. (Health Leaders Media)