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Health Summit

Why Can't Congress Do its Personal Best?

Sybil Adelman Sage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sybil Adelman Sage

Switching between events in Washington and Vancouver was confusing. There was more discord and hostility demonstrated by America's elected officials t...

Obama's Health Summit Faces Transparency, Twitter

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

The Sunlight Foundation is airing its own interactive broadcast of the health summit today with information that many TV channels can't (or won't) share, including how much each participant receives in donations.

Health Care Summit Still Missing House Republicans

Roll Call | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One day before the White House bipartisan heath care summit and a day after saying they had an "obligation" to accept the president's invitation, Hous...

Cartoon: The Great Wall of No

Shan Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Shan Wells

The idea of getting the GOP into a position where their total and complete intransigence can be highlighted is not only a political winner, but might be the start of a clever revival for the Dems.

Sam Stein

Dems Won't Commit To Having Final Bill For Health Care Summit | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Democratic leaders are refusing to commit to producing a final comprehensive piece of health care legislation to present at the much-anticipated...

Friday Talking Points [111] -- Use It Or Lose It

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

President Obama this week has successfully put the Republican Party on the defensive. This could be a fleeting thing, or it could be the start of a whole new way for Obama's administration to operate.

Sam Stein

Health Care Summit: See The Official Invitation, Format, Attendees | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration has officially invited bipartisan leadership in Congress to attend a health care meeting at the Blair House on February 25. A...

Republicans Unlikely To Pull Out Of Health Summit

The Plum Line | Greg Sargeant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After talking to a bunch of senior Republican aides and advisers on background, I can report that the chatter in GOP circles is that it's unlikely tha...