Obama gets blunt, but so do spectators

In his speech to Congress last night, President Obama urges lawmakers to stop bickering and take swift action on health reform. (NYT)

That heckler during the speech was Rep. Joe Wilson, a Republican from South Carolina. (WSJ)

Aetna CEO Ronald Williams says Obama didn’t address health costs in his speech. (Bloomberg)

Senator Chris Dodd will remain head of the Senate Banking Committee as Senator Tom Harkin steps up to become chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. (WSJ)

In his confirmation hearing for an under secretary post at the State Department, former Goldman Sachs exec Bob Hormats addresses concerns about the PetroChina IPO. (Bloomberg)