Historic health care legislation moves one step closer to reality as Senate Democrats reach an agreement. Analysis of the plan, the next steps and the likelihood the president will have a bill to sign before his State of the Union address in January.

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  • Mary Agnes Carey senior correspondent with Kaiser Health News. She most recently served as associate editor for CQ HealthBeat, a daily report on health care policy. She has also served as Capitol Hill Bureau Chief for CQ.
  • Susan Dentzer Editor-in-Chief of Health Affairs, and an on-air analyst on health issues with The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
  • Carrie Budoff Brown Health Care reporter for Politico.

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