President Obama announced he will deliver a health care reform speech to a joint session of Congress next week. This is the first time the president has addressed both the House and Senate since February. Will this speech help his efforts to get health care reform passed? Rachel Maddow is joined by MSNBC political analyst Lawrence O’Donnell.

This video is from MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast Sept. 2, 2009.

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