The fierce and escalating battle over health care reform Friday forced President Barack Obama to delay his departure on a trip to Indonesia and Australia by three days until Sunday, March 21.(AFP/FIle/Saul Loeb)
President Obama will postpone an Asian trip planned to begin March 18th. The President hopes to be in Washington for the historical moment when the Healthcare Reform bill finishes final passage in the Congress late next week.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks about healthcare reform at her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 4, 2010. REUTERS/Jose Luis Magana
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. speaks during a health care news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 11, 2010.(AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)
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