News Digest


The Health-Care Plan at Last

Even as Hillary Rodham Clinton briefed congressional leaders on her husband's yet to be announced health-care plan, a 239-page draft document detailing the scheme was leaked to the press late last week. The plan would cost the government $700 billion over the first five years and be funded in part by $105 billion in new taxes on large corporations as well as additional taxes on tobacco and alcohol. The White House will also seek $238 billion in Medicare and Medicaid savings. On Capitol Hill, the First Lady said the Administration was open to discuss changes...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!