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Democrats Block GOP Effort To Roll Back Provisions Of Health Care Law

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Democrats have easily defeated a Republican attempt to roll back a major provision of the nation's new health care law requir...

Michele Bachmann: Nancy Pelosi Was Trying To 'Incite Something' Before Health Care Vote (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) accused Speaker Nancy Pelosi this week of trying to "incite something" by choosing to walk through a Tea Party rally b...

America's Year of Living Dangerously

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

Since President Obama took office, our political debate has deteriorated from rancorous to poisonous with the recent assassination threats on Twitter, protesters hurling bigotry and attacks on the offices of Congressional Democrats.

219 Votes: Is This Where The End of Cancer Begins?

Laura Ziskin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Ziskin

I'm an American living with and fighting cancer. I don't much care about what new policy means for politicians. I care about real-life results. Sunday's vote was only the very start of a vitally important process.

The Blind Side: Starring Nancy Pelosi and Barack Obama

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

While I'm cheering for Pelosi's political skill, I wish I could be cheering louder for passage of a bill that actually did more to accomplish universal affordable health care for all Americans.

Does America Also Need Cultural Health Care?

Rob Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Rob Patterson

The majors were an almost ghostly presence at SXSW 2010. The indies have now seized the day within the leading-edge music market.

Jimmy Fallon Counts The Pros & Cons Of Health Care Reform (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Health Care reform was passed this week, but the public is still divided over whether or not it will be good for our nation. Thankfully, Jimmy Fallon ...

Bricks Shatter Windows At Rep. Louise Slaughter's Office, Democratic Party Offices

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Authorities are trying to find out who threw bricks through windows and doors at two Democratic Party offices in western New Y...

Health Care Reform: Students Approve

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A Yale Daily News columnist called the health care reform bill "one for all Americans." A writer in the Daily Iowan said it represents "substantial pr...

Health Care Bill: A Look Inside The Legislation's Details

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Congress approved a major overhaul of the nation's health care system for President Barack Obama's signature. Here are some of the features of the leg...

Kathleen Sebelius Predicts The Public Will Warm To Health Reform, John McCain Vows To Keep Fighting

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says she believes people who remain skeptical about the massive health care reform that has pass...

Democrats Who Voted AGAINST Health Care Bill (LIST)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Democrats led the way to passing comprehensive health care reform Sunday night, but there were 34 Democrats who voted against the health care bi...

Health Care Post-Mortem: Dems Feel the Wind at Their Back, GOP Hoisted With Its Own Cynical Petard

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

The lives of millions of Americans will be improved because of what the Democrats have done. The Republicans, meanwhile, have been hoisted with their own deeply cynical petard.

A Near-Death Experience, and On From Here

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

I voted yes on Sunday's health care reform bill. It's an historic first step. Historic. But we're not done. The framework for a comprehensive health care system is in place. Now we must finish the job.

Health Care Bill: Insurance Companies, Hospitals Get A Last Minute Gift

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (BY ALAN FRAM, AP) - Tucked into President Barack Obama's health care bill are several 11th-hour changes that help major insurance companie...

Health Care: LIVE Updates On Vote Today

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today is THE DAY for health care reform, and this page will bring you all the breaking news, tweets, photos, and video, all in one place. Flip throu...

Healthcare Vote Results LIVE: Breaking Updates, Video

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today is THE DAY for health care reform, and this page will bring you all the breaking news, tweets, photos, and video, all in one place. Flip throu...

March Madness, DC Style

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

We do not get all we pay for in this world, but we are certainly paying for everything we get. We have paid an incredibly heavy price to get to this moment on health care: now is not the time to falter.

Health Care Vote: LIVE UPDATES

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today is THE DAY for health care reform, and this page will bring you all the breaking news, tweets, photos, and video, all in one place. Flip thr...

Sam Stein

Democrats Won't Use Controversial 'Deem And Pass' Measure To Enact Health Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two Democratic lawmakers tell the Huffington Post that the party will not use the controversial measure known as deem and pass to get health care into...

Liberals Should Close Ranks and Vote for the Health Care Bill

Deborah Senn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deborah Senn

There is too much good in the health care bill to let this opportunity slip through our fingers. There will still be many problems in need of fixing, but this is an excellent foundation upon which to build.

Chutes and Ladders

Rep. Anthony Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Anthony Weiner

Sometimes it feels more like we're playing a game of "Health Care Chutes and Ladders" -- climbing forward one day, slipping back the next -- but we're getting near the top of the board.

Health Care Vote: LIVE Updates On Reform Whip Count

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At least two dozen Democrats remain undeclared on the final health care bill. We'll be updating the table below as soon as their positions are announc...

Health Care Bill DETAILS: Vote Coming Soon, Follow Health Care Debate LIVE

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The final health care bill details are out and a full House vote is coming soon. The health care bill will lead to a reduction of $130 billion of the...

Betsey Markey And John Salazar Both Plan To Vote FOR Health Care Reform In Wake Of CBO Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Update: The Denver Post reports that Betsy Markey WILL vote for the compromise health care reform bill on Sunday. The Post's Michael Riley Report...