January 14, 2010 2:15PM

White House, Unions Reach Deal on Taxing Insurance Coverage

The Washington Post reports that the White House has reached a tentative agreement with labor leaders to tax high‐​cost health insurance policies.


What did you think of the negotiations? You did watch them on C‑SPAN, didn’t you?


At the Sunlight Foundation blog, I’ve joined in some discussion about whether a president could really force process reforms on Congress like requiring negotiations to be televised. (Short answer: It’s possible, not probable.)


But here’s a case where the White House declined to put its own negotiations on television as the president promised.