Barack Obama is making a big push for health care reform this weekend, citing a new Treasury Department analysis which found that 48 percent of all people under age 65 go without health coverage at some point in a 10-year period. This was the topic of his weekly address:
He went to Minnesota to discuss health care reform:
Obama will also be appearing on Sixty Minutes tomorrow night:
“I intend to be president for a while and once this bill passes, I own it. And if people look and say, You know what? This hasn’t reduced my costs. My premiums are still going up 25 percent, insurance companies are still jerking me around.’ I’m the one who’s going to be held responsible. So I have every incentive to get this right,” he said in an excerpt of the CBS interview released Saturday.