News outlets are looking ahead to the Democratic convention, which begins Tuesday in North Carolina, and how the parties are prepping for post-convention politicking around health care.
Politico: Dems Say They'll Talk Health Care In Charlotte
President Barack Obama's health care reform law will take center stage at the Democratic National Convention next week, David Axelrod, Obama's top campaign adviser, told reporters Friday. Well, the popular parts at least. "We've made a difference for tens and tens of millions of Americans in the health care system," Axelrod said ... Republicans have been expressing optimism that they have the momentum on Medicare, despite earlier fears that Republican nominee Mitt Romney's selection of Paul Ryan as running mate would turn off seniors fearful of his plans to transform the program (Cheney 8/31).