Pressure builds on Hagan – Politics –

RALEIGH — After an intense three-month campaign for the votes of North Carolina’s House members, players in the health care debate including business, labor and the administration are now likely to focus their full attention on Sen. Kay Hagan.

Hagan, a moderate, pro-business Democrat, is regarded as one of a handful of senators who could play a pivotal role in the coming weeks as the Senate takes up the landmark legislation to expand access to health insurance. Although Hagan supports passage of a health care bill, she has suggested a willingness to compromise. Story continues here ➤