Democrats, White House close in on health bill

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. walks to her office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 11, 2010. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg) (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)

March 11, 2010 11:25:33 AM PST
House Democratic leaders on Thursday worked to rally their rank-and-file members around last-minute agreements on insurance taxes and prescription drug coverage that could move President Barack Obama's overhaul of the nation's health care system a step closer to reality.