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Baucus Public Option

Sam Stein

Montantans Not Backing Baucus' Work On Health Care | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

EDITOR'S NOTE: The story below includes references to polling conducted by the firm Research 2000. The reliability and accuracy of Research 2000's pol...

Sam Stein

Baucus: There May Be 60 Votes For "Less Pure" Public Option | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Max Baucus (D-Mont.) insisted on Monday that a public option for insurance coverage was very much "alive" as he and two other Democratic senat...

Health Care Reform Needs More Innovating and Less Politicking

Zack Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Zack Cooper

Three misconceptions have driven the health care debate off course and have given rise to some of the problems in the Baucus proposal. These misconceptions need to be corrected so we can get back on track.

Sam Stein

Baucus Declares That He Wants "A Public Option, Too" | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) confirmed this past week that he personally supports a public option for insurance coverage, ev...

Progressive Groups, Supporters, Go After Baucus In New Ad Buy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Progressive groups are launching a new round of advertising against Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, (D-Mont.), in an effort to persuade ...

Gutting the Health Care Plan: The Scorpion and the Congress

Paul Loeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Loeb

The insurance companies are talking a good line of late. But it makes no sense to embrace a partner who you know will ultimately betray you.

Ryan Grim

Baucus Battered By Voters For Health Care Stand | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Max Baucus got some not-so friendly advice from his Montana constituents last week as he works to reform the health care system: You're doing it ...