Nothing much happened regarding health care (not a bad thing, actually, considering the alternatives!) despite a seven-hour-long EST-style, no-bathroom-breaks marathon yakfest.
WASHINGTON — Congressional leaders remain pessimistic that a marathon health care policy session with President Obama on Thursday will lead to compromise, which could prompt Democrats to forge ahead alone.
After more than seven hours of occasionally acrimonious debate, Democrats and Republicans said they see little chance for bipartisan action.
Dems stressed how close they all were to a real meeting of minds; Republicans wanted to start over.
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