MPR News Presents for July 2, 2012
Supreme Court health care AP Photo/Dana Verkouteren Guests David Brooks: New York Times columnist and regular analyst on NPR's All Things Considered. Author of several best-selling books. Vin Weber: Minnesota Republican Congressman (1980-1992). Now at Clark and Weinstock in Washington, D.C. Special advisor on policy for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Tom Daschle: Former US Senator (D-South Dakota). Served 1986-1994. US Representative (1978-1986). Senate Majority Leader 2001-2003, Senate Minority Leader 2003-2004. Defeated in 2004. Named HHS Secretary by President Obama, but Daschle withdrew his name. Now at DLA Piper law firm. Joe Klein: TIME's weekly political columnist and author of six books.
On the day of the Supreme Court ruling upholding President Obama's health care law, the Aspen Ideas Festival convened a panel to debate the pros and cons of the American health care system and ideas for insurance reform.