Continues to be work in progress in California...BD
SACRAMENTO - The Democratic leader of the Assembly canceled a vote on Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's sweeping health care plan Thursday, backing off from his threat to demonstrate how little support the governor's proposal has in the Legislature. After meeting with Schwarzenegger on Wednesday night, Assembly Speaker Fabian Núñez, D-Los Angeles, decided it would be counterproductive to antagonize the governor just as their talks on health care reform were heating up. "I'm not going to embarrass the governor," Núñez told reporters Thursday. "We're negotiating, and we're making progress.