HopeTracker| Huff Po writes that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s unveiling of the House health care reform bill in a ceremony held on the West steps of the Capital, marks the greatest progress toward the Democratic Party’s top domestic priority goal in more than half a century.
Coming in at just under $900 bilion over 10 years, the Affordable Health Care for America Act would cover 36 million uninsured Americans. A summary of the bill can be read here, and the entire bill is posted in PDF file via Huff Po.
The bill — H.R. 3962 — includes a public health insurance option that would be required to negotiate with providers — the top choice of centrist and conservative Democrats. A