Baucus hopes to wrap up debate tonight
October 1, 2009
DAVID ESPO AP Special Correspondent WASHINGTON
The chairman of the Senate Finance Committee said this morning he wanted to complete work on a sweeping health care bill by nightfall, opening the way for Democratic leaders to bring the historic legislation to the floors of both the House and Senate as early as mid-October. "I have high hopes of finishing today," Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont., said as he gaveled open the committee's seventh day of work on legislat ion embracing President Barack Obama's call for greater protections for those who have unreliable insurance or no coverage at all. B...