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Health Care Trigger

Momentum, Confusion, and Sticking to the Strategy

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

I think we're still moving forward with health care reform. The next few days will tell us what kind of deals can be cut, but no matter what, I think the strategy for progressives remains the same as it has been.

Key House Progressives Open To "Trigger" Bargain

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Amid fresh signs that the White House is preparing to back a scaled-down health care overhaul that would only include a public insurance option as a f...

Sam Stein

President Tries To Put Out Fire From Emanuel's Health Care Remarks | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an effort that seemed designed to appease concerned progressive advocates, President Barack Obama issued a clarifying statement about the administr... Rallies Activists Over Public Option Compromise

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rahm Emanuel has caused consternation among progressives -- including Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Howard Dean -- for suggesting health care legisl...

Ryan Grim

Kerry Pushes For Public Option Trigger In Closed-Door Meeting | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a closed-door meeting of Senate Finance Committee Democratic members and their staff Wednesday evening, Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) suggested that if...