Democrats say they’ll move forward on health care reform, with or without G-O-P support. The next steps toward fixing a system both sides acknowledge is broken, and the political consequences of a solution lacking bipartisan support.


  • 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.
  • E.J. Dionne Jr. senior fellow at The Brookings Institution, Washington Post columnist, and author of "Souled Out: Reclaiming Faith and Politics After the Religious Right" and of "Stand Up Fight Back."
  • William Hoagland Vice President of Public Policy at CIGNA Corporation. He is a former top aide to Senator Bill Frist and Pete Dominici.

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