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House Health Care Vote

Running on Health Care

Ken Allen | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics
Ken Allen

It has become common knowledge that, although most Americans approve of most of the elements of the ACA, they fear "Obamacare" as a broad policy because they don't know what the elements are and they have been spooked by claims of the opponents of the ACA.

Planned Parenthood and Me... and You

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tamar Abrams

My first encounter with Planned Parenthood was in 1978 as a college freshman. I recall three things from that long-ago visit.

Elise Foley

House Blocks Federal Aid For Planned Parenthood | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans voted on Friday to strip federal funding from Planned Parenthood, cutting money for contraceptives, HIV tests, cancer ...

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...

The Voices From Beyond

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

Who would want to risk their political standing -- or at least their glass windows -- by voting in favor of immigration reform? We think every Senator and House member should.

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...

Obama Quotes Lincoln To House Dems: 'I Am Bound To Be True' (VIDEO)

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Victory within reach, President Barack Obama rallied House Democrats on Saturday for a final health care push, and party leaders appeare...

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.

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...

Jim Cooper On House Health Care Bill: 'One Of The Best Votes I Ever Cast'

The Washington Post | Ezra Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.) knows as much about health-care policy as anyone in Congress. He teaches the subject back home in Tennessee, promoted his ow...

10 Reasons Why Democrats Who Opposed the Health Care Bill Made a Political Mistake

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Even ignoring how critical it is to overhaul our broken health care system, most of the 39 Democrats who voted against reform in the House last week still made a political mistake. Here's why.

Health Care Vote: Latest Updates

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Democratic-controlled House narrowly passed landmark health care legislation Saturday ...

Reps King, Hoekstra Attempt To Wrap Capitol With Health Care Bill

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Early Friday afternoon, Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) announced his intentions to wrap the Capitol building in a massive copy of the 1,900-page 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...

Jeff Muskus

Hoyer: House Stays Until Health Care Vote Happens | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Anyone trying to delay the House floor vote on health reform should know they're not leaving until it's done, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Friday....