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Healthcare Website Model Revealed

AP | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The model whose face appeared on the much-maligned Obama health care website says she felt intimidated by harsh public criticism o...

Michelle Obama And Jill Biden Announce New Health Care Services (VIDEO) | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden teamed up to announce two new health care initiatives from the White House. This fall, under the Afforda...

Obama's Health Care Plan: Premiums Would Actually Rise Under President's Proposal

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Buyers, beware: President Barack Obama says his health care overhaul will lower premiums by double digits, but check the fine print...

The Coming Battle of the Ritz Carlton

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Insurance executives are not here to negotiate or to shape legislation. They are here to stop health care reform dead in its tracks. They will not be "convinced" to allow health care reform to pass the Congress.

Schwarzenegger Latest Republican To Back Health Care Reform

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has joined other prominent Republicans in supporting Democratic health care reform legislation. "As Governor, ...

Health Care Politiku

Susanna Speier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susanna Speier

Not at all surprising, when I sent out my Health Care Politiku submission query I was swamped with phenomenal submissions.

What if Obama's Health Care Plan's Most Dangerous Enemy Was... Twitter?

Kim Stolz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kim Stolz

The health care battle in this country is failing, and not yet because of the bill itself. Like every other piece of legislation that is influential (...

Bipartisan Health Care Reform: Not Likely, Not Necessary

James Moeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Moeller

While there are obvious dangers to abandoning bipartisanship on such a hot-button issue, you have to wonder what took the administration so long.

Arianna: White House Must Draw Line In The Sand On Health Care (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on "Countdown with Keith Olbermann" tonight to discuss some of the myths currently circulating about the plan to reform health care. ...

New Economic Data Shows that Right Wing Economic Theory Is Simply Wrong.

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The Republicans and the Right Wing establishment will continue to ignore reality, to repeat their slogans, to pander to fear, and stand up for wealthy special interests. But history has rendered its verdict.

10 Reasons Why People of Faith Should Support Healthcare Reform

Edward J. Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Edward J. Murray

We must help the President and Congress do what we sent them to Washington to do: reform healthcare insurance coverage in the U.S. now. Even faith demands it. Doesn't it?

CBO Gives Boost To Obama Health Plan

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives pounced on a congressional budget analysis to bolster their plan for a government-run health insurance ...

If Congress Fails to Pass the Obama Health Care Plan

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

History shows that swing-district Democrats have the most to lose if Congress fails to pass President Obama's sweeping health care proposal.

Obama Takes Health Care Pitch To Virginia

Huffingtion Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) ANNANDALE, Va. — President Barack Obama hugged a cancer patient Wednesday at an emotional forum before a supportive audience and vowed to b...

Schumer: Dems May Have To Go It Alone On Health Care

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democrats are becoming bolder about their idea that middle-class familes get the option of joining a government insurance plan in a...

The GOP's Health-Care Strategy: 'Death By A Thousand Paper Cuts'

Time | Jay Newton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Republicans on Wednesday introduced their official alternative health-care-reform plan. Well, kind of. It's not the official alternative, but it...

Obama Health Care Push Goes On The Road (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics


OBAMACARE: Will It Be Affordable Universal Health Care or a Government Bailout for the Insurance Companies?

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

The problem is that an overly compromised health reform bill that satisfies the health insurance lobby and its Democratic and Republican supporters in Congress may not be "good" at all.

Obama's Health Care Strategy Revealed

New York Times | MATT BAI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sometime in the next few weeks, Congress and the White House will descend into the labyrinthine politics of comprehensive health care reform. For Bara...

Conservatives Step Up Ad Campaign Against Obama Health Plan

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A conservative group that's been running ominous ads warning that President Barack Obama will institute government-run health care ...

Ryan Grim

GOP Health Care Plan Lets Patients Choose To Spend Own Money | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican Party has a deal for you: Under the health care proposal the GOP released Wednesday, you are fully entitled to spend your own money in ...

NY Times Offers Obama Easier Route On Health Care, Energy Legislation: Bypass The GOP

New York Times | John Harwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There is an easier way. An easier way, that is, for President Obama to achieve his huge health care and energy goals than begging, pleading and negot...

Obama Health Care Overhaul: Meeting Thursday (LIVE VIDEO)

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The nation can't afford to wait for the economy to recover before tackling out-of-control medical costs, President Barack Obama is telling some of the...

Obama Flips: Now Aiming For Universal Healthcare Coverage

The American Prospect | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I've now been able to confirm with multiple senior administration sources that the health care proposal in Obama's budget will have a mandate. Sort of...

The Number: Why Obama Has A Better Chance At Universal Health Care Than Clinton

The American Prospect | Ezra Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Kennedy's office sent out a press release. The New York Times ran a story. The Wonk Room wrote up the findings. This is not how Congressional Budget O...