07/23/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Krugman: "Centrist" Democratic Senators Pose Real Danger To Successful Health Care Reform

America's political scene has changed immensely since the last time a Democratic president tried to reform health care. So has the health care picture: with costs soaring and insurance dwindling, nobody can now say with a straight face that the U.S. health care system is O.K. And if surveys like the New York Times/CBS News poll released last weekend are any indication, voters are ready for major change.

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