|Reps. Steve King and Michele Bachmann|
This is different. The stakes are higher and government-run health care advocates are more united than ever before. They believe their political future depends on this bill’s passage.
White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel set the tone in November 2008. “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste,” he said. “And what I mean by that is an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.”