Jumping Off the Summit

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What did seven hours of speechifying at yesterday's health-care summit do for the Democrats? Not much. The Republicans kept their crazy in check, and the political dynamic therefore remains unchanged, Johh Heilemann writes. The question today, as it was yesterday, is whether Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid have the votes to pass this legislation. That's a big if. [NYM]