But there's more heavy political lifting ahead. Liberals in the House are set to fight for a public option.
Democrats have chided Republicans for not offering their own healthcare ideas. But GOP attempts to turn the debate toward more incentives and fewer mandates have been rebuffed.
Forget Republicans. Democrats need to bring together their own centrists concerned about cost as well as liberals who still want a public option.
Here are the basics about ACORN and about the videos that have put the organization in hot water.
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.
Sonia Sotomayor’s nomination draws focus to the gains of minority and female judges nationwide.