US health debate stalls

Marathon talks between president and congress leaders fail to reach deal.

    A live televised discussion on healthcare reform in Washington was meant to re-energise debate and help politicians find a compromise on the issue.

    But after more than six hours of televised discussions between the president and congressional leaders, there appears to be little movement on reaching a deal.

    Al Jazeera's Patty Culhane reports from Washington.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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