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President Obama maps a way forward for a health overhaul

New York Times, February 5, 2010

Speaking to supporters at a fund-raiser, President Obama presented a plan to move forward with comprehensive healthcare legislation, the New York Times reports. President Obama said that he wanted to meet with Democrats, Republicans and independent experts, lay out the facts for the American people and then, he said, "I think that we have got to move forward on a vote." He also said that he would take the time to refute false statements and misunderstandings about the healthcare legislation and to hear alternate ideas from Republicans, the Times reports.