President Obama said Thursday that rising health care costs represent the "biggest threat" to the financial health of the country, as he urged Congress to help him enact comprehensive reform by the end of the year. The president spoke at the top of a White House health care summit that invited dozens of representatives of the health care sector -- including doctors, patients, insurers and drug industry employees. Obama also invited Republicans, who were expected to speak up. He told his guests that health care reform is critical to the economic recovery, claiming that skyrocketing health care costs are forcing families out of their homes and into bankruptcy. More Here _____________________________________________ Of course the biggest threat to the economy all depends on what Odrama wants to get passed right now.