Fact checking the health care summit

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After long hours of spirited debate, President Obama and Congressional lawmakers failed to reach any substantive compromises on health care legislation. Republicans were clearly frustrated with the president’s proposals and repeatedly suggested scrapping the legislation and starting over again. Democrats insisted that was not an option because too much progress has already been made.

We get an overview of the health care summit with our Washington correspondent, Todd Zwillich. And to help us sift through the hours of politicking and decipher the truths and half-truths of the debate, we talk with Lori Robertson, the managing editor for FactCheck.org.

Read a summary of the summit at FactCheck.org.

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