Obama pulls plug on part of health overhaul law

President Barack Obama makes an opening statement during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday July 22, 2009. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

October 15, 2011 5:39:50 AM PDT
The Obama administration's signature health overhaul law, under relentless assault by Republicans, has suffered its first major casualty - a long-term care insurance plan.