Health Care Common Ground

May 9, 2011 - 12:28 PM
FILE - In this April 27, 2011 file photo, President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks at a Democratic party fundraiser in New York. Unlikely as it may seem, President Barack Obama and Republicans in Congress actually do share some common ground on the need to curb Medicare costs. Embedded in both the House GOP plan to replace Medicare with a voucher-like system and in Obama's counter-proposal is the idea of putting a limit on the growth of the $500-billion program, and making sure it sticks. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)