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Mr. Coffman is Utterly Wrong on Health Care

John Flerlage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
John Flerlage

During Mike Coffman's first year in office we have seen no initiative and no record of accomplishment, just a long series of no votes and inaccurate statements.

Health Care: The Final Week (Live Twitter News, Analysis)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Below a list of analysts, activists, and policy wonks focusing on the final days of the health care debate. ...

Health Care Deadline In TWO WEEKS: Dems Want Bill Finished By March 18

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The deadline for accomplishing health care reform, which for months has been a moving target, has moved yet again. This time to March 18, before Presi...

Health Care Memo Outlines Possible Democratic Timeline For Easter Recess

The New Republic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Inside Health Policy's Julian Pecquet and Amy Lotven report on a Democratic memo sketching out a timeline for passage of health care reform. The gist ...

Ryan Grim

Emanuel, Pelosi Meet In Capitol To Chart Health Care Course | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rahm Emanuel ventured to the Capitol Friday evening to hash out health care strategy with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), a White House aide co...

Dylan Ratigan Calls Out Joe Wilson For Calling US Health Care System "Best" In The World (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) believes that the U.S. has the best health care system in the world. The congressman made the pronouncement during an appea...

Obama To Offer Health Bill to Ease Impasse as Bipartisan Meeting Approaches

New York Times | DAVID M. HERSZENHORN and ROBERT PEAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Obama will put forward comprehensive health care legislation intended to bridge differences between Senate and House Democrats...

Sam Stein Breaks Down The Numbers On Growing Support For Public Option, Reconciliation (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Huffington Post's Sam Stein appeared on "Countdown with Keith Olbermann" Thursday to talk about the growing support for a public option and the use of...

Reconsider. Think Again. Do More.

Evan Handler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Evan Handler

Should Anthem Blue Cross succeed in raising subscription rates, your insurance company is going to quickly do exactly the same thing.

Jason Linkins

Klein: Senate Health Care Bill Already Contains What The GOP Wants | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Habitual readers know that I'm fond of pointing out this article by Igor Volsky, which thoroughly documents the way the substantive concerns of the Ho...

Ryan Grim

The House Health Care Bill: Read It | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) officially unveiled the House health care reform bill that is headed to the House floor. The ceremony, held on the Wes...

Zack Space To Oppose Health Care Bill

Zanesville Times Recorder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. Rep. Zack Space said Thursday he plans to oppose the health care bill passed by the U.S. Senate. He made the announcement shortly after House Sp...

House Health Care Vote: Breaking Updates

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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

Anh Cao Likely To Oppose Health Care Bill After First Supporting It

Wall Street Journal | Jonathan Weisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If Democrat Martha Coakley loses today's special Senate election in Massachusetts, some White House and Senate aides have determined that getting the ...

22 Republicans, 20 Democrats Used Lobbying Firm's Statements In House Health Care Speeches

New York Times | ROBERT PEAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Statements by more than a dozen lawmakers were ghostwritten, in whole or in part, by Washington lobbyists working for Genentech, one of the world's la...

Protecting a Woman's Right to Choose

Rep. Diana DeGette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Rep. Diana DeGette

Our message is clear: we will not support any final bill that restricts women's access to reproductive health services beyond current law.

Health Care Reform: Historic Legislation

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

Members of Congress are rarely presented with an opportunity to support the passage of truly historic legislation. Today was such a day, and H.R. 3692, Affordable Health Care for America Act, such an opportunity.

Jason Linkins

DNC Urges D.C. Residents To Ask For The Vote Of Their Non-Voting Congresswoman | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Far be it for me to criticize the campaign arm of the White House/DNC, Organizing For America, seeing as they have successfully gotten one more presid...

What's Next for Health Reform?

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

As you chat with friends and family over the holiday, do you know what is in these bills and what might emerge in the final version?

Jason Linkins

John Boehner Whines About Having To Read Health Care Bill (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just who the hell obligated Boehner and his colleagues to read laws, anyway? Some group of "voters" in a "congressional district" or something? It's crazy.

Big Pharma Raises Prices 10% Even As It Promises To Cut Nation's Drug Costs

New York Times | DUFF WILSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Even as drug makers promise to support Washington's health care overhaul by shaving $8 billion a year off the nation's drug costs after the legislatio...

Stupak-Pitts Is Not Worth Killing Health Care Bill

Lanny Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lanny Davis

I am hoping Rep. DeGette and others will look at the big picture and ask themselves: Would I vote against this bill if I or a member of my family had no health insurance?

Jason Linkins

House Health Care Bill Actually About As Long As Popular Book For Small Children | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The GOP has been making great hay out of the length and size and weight and page count of the House Health Care Reform bill. Apparently intimidated b...

Ryan Grim

Health Care PASSES: The Scene In The House When It Happened | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CORRECTION: From my vantage point in the press gallery, it looked as if Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) was leaning on Cao to oppose the bill. But according...

Ryan Grim

Compromise Reached On Health Care Bill: Anti-Abortion Amendment To Be Given Floor Vote | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the House of Representatives inches toward a final vote on comprehensive health care reform this weekend -- the most dramatic domestic policy debat...