Obama Pitching Health Care Plan In Chicago Monday
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama plans to speak to the American Medical Association on Monday to push for his health care overhaul.
White House spokesman Robert Gibbs told reporters Wednesday that Obama will travel to Chicago to pitch the powerful association's annual meeting. Gibbs says Obama will call the status quo unacceptable during the Monday speech.
Gibbs says Obama will describe why past efforts to change health care systems failed and warn about what happens if the overhaul doesn't take place this year.
Obama is taking a more forceful approach to his health care overhaul. He heads to Green Bay, Wis., on Thursday to talk with voters about his plan.