There’s a group of senate Democrats that are discussing ways to take aim at the heart of the new health care – the individual mandate.
“We’re looking at everything humanly possible. I’ve always had a concern and a problem with the mandate, that we were forcing it, basically saying by the law of the land you have to buy the product,” Sen. Joe Manchin, D-WV, told ABC News today. “But on the other hand, I know that’s been the lynchpin. I’m looking for flexibility any way I can.”
Obama knew his gun control plan would run into resistance from House Republicans, but the plan is already running into resistance, or at least hesitation, from moderate Democrats in the Senate.