Obama puts forward $1 trillion health care plan

President Barack Obama speaks after his toast during the Governors Ball in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

February 22, 2010 9:10:08 AM PST
Making a last-ditch effort to save his health care overhaul, President Barack Obama on Monday put forward a nearly $1 trillion, 10-year compromise that would allow the government to deny or roll back egregious insurance premium increases that infuriate consumers.