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House Health Bill

Blue Dog Democrats Dominate House Health Care Debate

The New York Review Of Books | Michael Tomasky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So what did the House Blue Dogs do on the health care vote last Saturday? They were more supportive than one might think: Of the fifty-two-member coal...

Virginia Foxx: Health Care Reform Is A Bigger Threat Than "Any Terrorist Right Now In Any Country" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) claimed on Monday that health care reform is a bigger threat than terrorism -- the latest incendiary comment from a Republ...

West Wing Stars: Call Your Congressman Today (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A (fake) former president and first lady promoted health care reform in a new ad from Health Care for America Now. Martin Sheen and Stockard Channing...

Is the House Health Care Bill Better than Nothing?

Marcia Angell, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia Angell, M.D.

The House Health bill just throws good money after the bad. And because costs will keep rising, there is now a danger that people will conclude reform is impossible, when in reality, we still haven't really tried.

White House Feels Vindicated By Health Care Reform Strategy

New York Times | Robert Pear and Sheryl Gay Stolberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After months of plodding work by five Congressional committees and weeks of back-room bargaining by Democratic leaders, President Obama's arms-length ...

Steve King Doesn't Know Number Of Uninsured In His District: "My District Wants Freedom" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) was pressed earlier this week on whether he knew how many constituents in his district were uninsured. The conservative congr...

Bachmann Challengers Maureen Reed, Tarryl Clark Share Plans To Take On Michele

The Daily Beast | Benjamin Sarlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Michele Bachmann took her paranoid campaign against the White House to new heights on Thursday, leading a mass protest inside the Capitol itself that ...

Dennis Kucinich Wants His Single-Payer Provision Reinstated In Health Bill

The Washington Independent | Mike Lillis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) was none too happy when House leaders stripped his single-payer provision from their $894 billion health reform proposal...