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Obama Health Care Policy

ABC Roundtable: "Is Obama Tough Enough?" (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

George Stephanopoulos asked Sunday's ABC News Roundtable if President Obama was being "tough enough." Former speechwriter Peggy Noonan argued that ...

Obama To Be Central Player In Melding Health Care Bills

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

That's the message senior Senate Democrats are sending to the White House in this Roll Call piece (sub only), which details the ways Obama and White H...

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...

Obama's Health Care Reform and Social Networks: An Experiment

Francine Hardaway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Francine Hardaway

We have the power to help Obama in a big way if he truly wants to produce health care reform, because we understand the viral potential of social networks such as Facebook and Twitter.

Key Senator Rolls Out Sweeping Universal Health Care Plan

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two of the Senate's most influential leaders are working separately behind the scenes on legislation that would dramatically alter the way Americans g...

Why Health Care Never Wins Elections

Peter A. Ubel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter A. Ubel

Despite this country's dire situation, health care doesn't win elections, because health care problems never feel as immediate as other threats.

Pennsylvania Voters Dismiss Obama's Momentum

Mayhill Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mayhill Fowler

At the Obama Town Hall Meeting in Harrisburg on Sunday night, capital city bloggers (Progressives, all) were gloomy. Looking around the place, they could find nobody from state or city government, not even "down to the third degree," as one put it.