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Health Care Reform: Fasten Your Seatbelts — Congress is at the Wheel

by Lisa Mathias

In Walter Shapiro’s latest post on “Politics Daily,” writing about the politics behind health care reform, David Winston offers insight into what voters are really looking at once congressional elections are underway:

There are actually Democratic insiders who believe that passing health care reform is more politically important going into the congressional elections than even the economy. In contrast, Republican pollster David Winston, who advises the congressional GOP leadership, persuasively argues, “This is ultimately going to be an election about jobs. And there’s going to be one number that people will follow – and that’s the unemployment rate.”

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