Obama planning trip to Montana
August 6, 2009
MATT GOURAS Associated Press Writer HELENA
Bozeman city officials say they are preparing for President Barack Obama to visit next week an event that would bring the president to the home state of the senator leading bipartisan health care talks. Montana has become important in the health care overhaul debate as U.S. Sen. Max Baucus uses his powerful Finance Committee chairmanship to steer the Senate's negotiations talks that are dragging on longer than many Democratic leaders would like. Obama has signaled impatience and warned that he will eventually push forward with health care reform ev...