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WASHINGTON – Key Democrats have agreed on steps designed to cut the growth of Medicare, clearing one of numerous obstacles blocking early passage of health care legislation in the House.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the compromise marked a "giant step forward" on President Barack Obama's top domestic priority.
issension within Democratic ranks over President Barack Obama's health care initiative all but paralyzed the House Friday, typifying just how many political land mines are littering the path to enactment.