The story

House Democratic leaders conceded Monday that concerns raised by fiscally conservative Democrats will prevent the chamber from voting on a health care reform bill before the end of the week, when it is scheduled to begin its August recess.

"We would have like to have passed a bill through the House by Friday," House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Maryland said after meeting with the conservatives, known as "Blue Dogs."

"That clearly will not be possible at this point in time." Read full article »

CNN's Dana Bash, Deirdre Walsh and Ted Barrett contributed to this story.

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