Well, it's over, the dems have lost the seniors with the cuts in Medicare, now the Unions which is their base. Chris Dodd stating health care hangs by a thread, well that thread was just broken. » Obama, Union Leaders Meet on Health Care Benefits Tax; 2-Hour Session Yields No Deal; Unions Predict Tax Could Provoke Rank-and-File Backlash Row 2, Seat 4 « FOXNews.com January 11, 2010 Obama, Union Leaders Meet on Health Care Benefits Tax; 2-Hour Session Yields No Deal; Unions Predict Tax Could Provoke Rank-and-File Backlash President Obama told labor leaders in a tense two-hour closed door tussle over taxing health care benefits that he backed the tax, which labor leaders vehemently oppose, but also supports efforts "to protect working men and women." The problem? Labor leaders say you can't have it both ways. Some now openly accuse Obama of doing that and violating one of his most important early promises in the health care debate: that if you like the health coverage you have, you will be able to keep it.