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Ryan Grim

Hoyer: House Could Pass Health Care Bill Without Public Option

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) told reporters Tuesday that a health care reform bill that did not include a public insurance option could p...

Pelosi Pushes Back: No Public Option, No Bill

Politico | ALEX ISENSTADT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the White House signals that it is willing to move forward on a health reform plan without a public option, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Ca.) sent...

See Which House Health Care Committees Excel In Disclosure

Sunlight Foundation. | Sunlight Foundation | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Two of the key House committees that have passed health care reform legislation are disclosing significant information from the committee markups on t...

GOP Blasts Dems' Health Care Legislation: "Dangerous And Costly Experiment"

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats are looking ahead to a health care showdown on the House floor in September foll...

Jeff Muskus

House Health Bill Clears Last Committee Before Floor Vote, Recess

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After nearly two weeks of delays, a health care bill passed the House Energy and Commerce Committee late Friday night, setting the stage for a full fl...

Health Care Deal Reached In House: Waxman

AP | DAVID ESPO and ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In a triumph for President Barack Obama, Democrats narrowly pushed sweeping health care legislation through a key congressional com...

Progressive House Democrats Balk At Health Care Compromise

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats are determined to show progress on health care overhaul by pushing President Barack Obama's top domestic pr...

Jeff Muskus

Pelosi: Health Insurance Companies The Real "Villains"

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Forget the Blue Dogs, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters Thursday. The real "villains" in the fight for health care reform are insurance compan...

Jeff Muskus

Blue Dogs Delay, Water Down House Health Care Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Conservative Blue Dog Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee are celebrating their success in delaying a full floor vote on health care...

Finding Common Ground Between Public Option Advocates and Single Payer Advocates

Ian Welsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ian Welsh

The public option folks assume the single payer folks just want to be pure rather than save lives; the single payer folks assume that the public option folks are just sell-outs shilling for a bad bill.

Ryan Grim

House Dems Haven't Started Counting Health Care Votes

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.), the man in charge of counting Democratic votes, said Friday that the party has yet to start putting that t...

Rahm Negotiates With Blue Dogs, Says Bill Could Come Next Week

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview with NPR, White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel said that the House could vote on a health care bill next week, despite disagreement...

Jeff Muskus

Waxman: Health Care On Track To Meet Deadline

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats on the Energy and Commerce Committee met behind closed doors Monday as they worked to become the third and final House committee to approve ...

Hundreds Join Together To Investigate House Health Care Bill

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Palevsky

During these preliminary stages of the legislative process, HuffPost's Eyes & Ears is calling on readers to help make sense of the health care bill with Insight, a new interactive commenting application.

AMA Endorses House Health Reform Bill

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO — The American Medical Association on Thursday endorsed a liberal health overhaul bill that includes a public insurance option, a bold s...

The House Health Reform Bill: How Good Is It?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

While the bill represents an incremental improvement, it will leave an ongoing humanitarian problem as well as a strain on the health care system.

House Dems Look At Taxing Rich For Health Care

AP | DAVID ESPO and ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The drive to remake the nation's health care system suffered yet another setback in Congress on Thursday when a pivotal group of Ho...

Blue Dog Dems Rebel On Health Care Bill

AP | DAVID ESPO and ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The drive to remake the nation's health care system suffered yet another setback in Congress on Thursday when a pivotal group of Ho...