Lawmakers prepare to head home for their summer recess without passing comprehensive healthcare legislation. The latest on efforts to overhaul the U-S healthcare system and how a month-long delay might affect the debate.


  • Julie Rovner health policy correspondent for National Public Radio, author of "Health Care Policy and Politics A-Z," and contributing editor for National Journal's CongressDaily.
  • Karen Tumulty national political correspondent, "Time" magazine.
  • Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey (D-California) Co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus.
  • Congressman Earl Pomeroy Democrat, North Dakota, 1st District member, House Ways & Means Health Subcommittee, and is involved in the Democratic "Blue Dog" health care efforts.

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