Obama goes live for healthcare reform push

US President Barack Obama is about to begin a make-or break effort that will determine whether he will finally bring about wide-ranging healthcare reform in the US.

20th February, 2010

US President Barack Obama is about to begin a make-or break effort that will determine whether he will finally bring about wide-ranging healthcare reform in the US.

Obama has taken the highly unusual step of organising a live televised summit on the issue between his Democratic colleagues and their Republican foes. The summit will take place on Thursday, with the president leading the discussion.

Obama will publish his own detailed healthcare plan by tomorrow morning,...

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