Politics

Tracking health care reform from tea parties to the health care lobby

The battle over health care reform has come to define the beginning of Barack Obama's presidency, and some say he has bet his future on passing the bill. This week we may finally see the last chapter in the year-long battle as House Democrats are counting their supporters for a potential vote on Saturday. It's been a long journey and as we wait for the big day, we're taking a look back at the turning points that got us here.

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We speak with Michael Kirk, a producer for our partner WGBH's "Frontline." He's working on the forthcoming documentary "Obama's Deal," which investigates the process of passing health care reform. The documentary is scheduled to air on PBS stations on April 13.