Chicago’s climate is milder than my own (not as hot in summer, not as cold in winter), so some dramatic perennials were still in flower.
Republicans say it's too costly. Liberal Democrats complain that it doesn't do enough for the uninsured. But unlike House plans, it wouldn't add to the deficit.
As Obama calls on Congress to pass reform, the Democrats are still split on the need for a public health insurance option.
President Obama's speech on healthcare reform Wednesday night will provide an opportunity for lawmakers to rally around a more moderate bill, centrist senators say.
The Democrats are edging toward a go-it-alone approach to legislation. Part 1 of two.
The president on Saturday will eulogize the man who gave him a crucial endorsement during the 2008 campaign.