Five Democrats join with 10 Republicans in the Senate Finance Committee to kill two proposals for a government-run health-care option. Proponents of a public plan vow to keep up the fight: The latest on heath-care overhaul efforts.


  • Julie Rovner health policy correspondent for NPR, author of "Health Care Policy and Politics A-Z," and contributing editor for National Journal Daily.
  • Susan Dentzer editor-in-chief of Health Affairs, and an on-air analyst on health issues for The PBS NewsHour
  • Mary Agnes Carey senior correspondent,Kaiser Health News

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