President Obama’s Healthcare Summit

As most everyone has heard by now, President Obama will be holding a televised healthcare summit tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 25th. It will air at 8am MST on C-SPAN3.

Your guess is as good as mine as to what is going to transpire during this summit. All I can say is, get your popcorn ready! Here’s to hoping our Government can act like adults and discuss healthcare reform in a rational and reasonable way…….

List of Senators expected to attend:

Harry Reid, D-Nev., majority leader
Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., majority whip
Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., Democratic Caucus vice chairman
Patty Murray, D-Wash., Democratic Caucus secretary
Max Baucus, D-Mont., Finance Committee chairman
Christopher J. Dodd, D-Conn., Banking Committee chairman
Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, HELP Committee chairman
John D. Rockefeller IV, D-W.Va., Finance Subcommittee on Health Care chairman
Kent Conrad, D-N.D., Budget Committee chairman
Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., minority whip
Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., Republican Conference chairman
Charles E. Grassley, R-Iowa, Finance Committee ranking member
Michael B. Enzi, R-Wyo., HELP Committee ranking member
John McCain, R-Ariz., HELP Committee member
Tom Coburn, R-Okla., M.D., HELP Committee member
John Barrasso, R-Wyo., M.D.

List of Representatives expected to attend:

Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Speaker of the House
Steny H. Hoyer, D-Md., majority leader
James E. Clyburn, D-S.C., majority whip
Charles B. Rangel, D-N.Y., Ways and Means Committee chairman
Henry A. Waxman, D-Calif., Energy and Commerce Committee chairman
George Miller, D-Calif., Education and Labor Committee chairman
John D. Dingell, D-Mich., Energy and Commerce Committee chairman emeritus
Robert E. Andrews, D-N.J., Education and Labor HELP Subcommittee chairman
Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., Democratic Caucus vice chairman
Jim Cooper, D-Tenn., Blue Dog Coalition member
Louise M. Slaughter, D-N.Y., Rules Committee chairwoman
John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, minority leader
Eric Cantor, R-Va., minority whip

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