David Shribman is executive editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Big struggle, big gamble, big stakes.
Eight years ago, Barack Obama engaged in a similar struggle, making his signature overhaul of the U.S. health-care system an early priority. He went to the White House with piles of political capital and spent almost all of it on the plan that now goes by the name of Obamacare.
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