If Obama doesn’t pass health care, he’s sunk in the midterms. If Obama does pass health care, the GOP will cream him in the midterms – so went the opposing rhetoric leading up to the health care vote. President Obama exudes a victor’s confidence as he moves on to other policy issues, yet his approval ratings hover around 51%, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll. Do the Dems have unstoppable momentum heading into November? What—if anything—does the passage of health care reform mean for the midterm elections? Larry takes your calls.
Josh Gerstein, White House reporter for Politico