Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Temperature Rising for Health Care Votes

Dennis Kucinich, member of the U.S.Image via Wikipedia

clipped from www.cbsnews.com
(CBS)  President Obama's push for health care reform picked up a key vote Wednesday from someone the president had lobbied hard - Rep. Dennis Kucinich of Ohio. But the arm-twisting and vote-counting continue, as CBS News correspondent Nancy Cordes reports from Capitol Hill.
Not two weeks ago, Kucinich told CBS News there was no way he could vote for the health care bill.
"My position is pretty well established," he said.
But that was before he got the hard sell from the president, including some one-on-one time on Air Force One. Whatever Mr. Obama said to him - it worked.
"Even though I don't like the bill, I've made a decision to, a decision to support it," Kucinich said Wednesday. Mr. Obama called it "a good sign"
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