The pros and cons of a public health care plan Health insurance companies worry a public option that the Obama administration wants will spell trouble in the marketplace. What is a public plan and how much will such a plan cost?9:06 a.m.
G. William Hoagland: Vice president of public policy for CIGNA, a health insurance company based in Philadelphia.
Jacob Hacker: Professor of political science and Faculty Co-Director of the Center on Health Economic & Family Security at UC Berkeley School of Law.
Maya MacGuineas: President, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and Director, Fiscal Policy Program at the New America Foundation
An economics reporter reveals his own financial mess Edmund Andrews reported on the downturn in the economy, writing articles on the go-go mortgage market before anyone thought it would collapse. Like millions of Americans, Andrews found himself weighed down by a home loan he couldn't afford. Unlike the others, he wrote a searing account of his own mortgage crisis.10:06 a.m.
Edmund Andrews: Economics reporter for The New York Times and author of the new book, "Busted: Life Inside the Great Mortgage Meltdown."