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WASHINGTON(CNN)–In the latest installment of CNN=Politics Daily: As President Obama continues to face tough choices on troop levels in Afghanistan, US forces there experience the deadliest day in years. CNN's Pentagon Corrrespondent Chris Lawrence reports from the grounds of Kabul, Afghanistan.
Meanwhile: The Pentagon rolls out the red carpet for one of China's most powerful military officers. CNN's Elaine Quijano takes a look at the big welcome just months after the two countries faced-off on the high seas.
Finally: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid publicly announced that he wants legislation to include a government-run health care option. CNN Senior Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash investigates a major turning point in the battle over health care reform.
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