Jarrett: Obama Making Phone Calls On Health Care
Appearing on Meet The Press, White House Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett said that President Obama is continuing to work on health care reform: "What he's doing and what happened over the course of the weekend is there've been a series of phone calls and conversations to try to see what, what the climate is, what's the art of the possible. But what the president is always going to do is try to push hard for the American people. He's not going to give up on that because of one election in Massachusetts. He's going to continue to work hard. We don't know what's going to happen. But what we do know is that we have a president committed to delivering for the American people."
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Joe Biden: Beau 'Doesn't Want To' Run For Senate
In an interview with the Wilmington News Journal, Vice President Biden said that his son Beau Biden, the state Attorney General, does not want to run for Joe Biden's former Senate seat --Â which would badly damage the Democrats' chances of keeping the seat. "If you run into Beau, talk him into running; he respects you," Biden told reporter Harry Themal. When Themal responded that he doesn't think Beau wants to run, Joe Biden said: "I don't think he does either. I know he doesn't want to."