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Obama Health Care Speech

Jeffrey Young

Obama Makes Moral Plea For Health Care Law As Supreme Court Ruling Looms | Jeffrey Young | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON-- President Barack Obama restated the moral case for his health care reform law during a speech Tuesday, asserting, "Health care is not a p...

Obama Heckled By Anti-Keystone Protesters

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

Protesters shouting about the Keystone XL pipeline interrupted President Barack Obama's speech on health care in Massachusetts on Wednesday. Obama ...

Jeffrey Young

Ahead Of Big Health Coverage Expansion, Obama Touts Benefits For People With Insurance | Jeffrey Young | Posted 07.19.2013 | Politics

Flanked by health insurance customers who received rebates because of Obamacare, President Barack Obama on Thursday highlighted his health care reform...

The Health Speech Obama Skipped

Jim Jaffe | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics
Jim Jaffe

President Obama was criticized for not convincingly selling his health care bill to the American people last year. He should have focused his message on the need for innovation and research.

Obama On Health Care Passage: 'This Is What Change Looks Like' (VIDEO)

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Capping a long day and a consuming political journey, President Barack Obama celebrated the passage of health care legislation with hugs,...

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...

Joseph Cao: "Future Of GOP" Voted To Rebuke Wilson

The Daily Beast | Benjamin Sarlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Joseph Cao was hailed six months ago as the future of the GOP. Yesterday, he voted to rebuke Joe Wilson. Can the most endangered Republican in the Hou...

Shimkus' Obama Walkout Could Create Campaign Problems

NBC Chicago | Steve Rhodes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When downstate Republican Congressman John Shimkus walked out on the president's health care speech last week, he might have walked into an actual re-...

Joe Wilson Raises $750,000 In Less Than 48 Hours; Opponent Tops $1 Million

Capitol Briefing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With a political arms race in full force, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) has raised almost $750,000 in less than 48 hours since his shout of "You lie!" to P...

Robinson: Obama Should Just Ignore "Spoiled First Graders" In GOP

Washington Post | Eugene Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Anyone who watched Wednesday night as President Obama explained his health-care reform proposals to Congress saw a chief executive making what sounded...

Girlfriends' Guide: What Are We Teaching Our Kids About the President, Anyway?

Vicki Iovine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vicki Iovine

When I heard that the same parents who fail to go to Open House Night to meet the teachers who spend every day teaching our kids decided that watching the President of the United States address them was something they could not allow, I staggered.

Calhoun Conservatism Raises Its Ugly Head

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

Joe Wilson's thuggishness on Wednesday night and the conservative movement's embrace of his action yesterday are just the latest examples of Calhoun Conservatism.

Rep. John Shimkus Walked Out On Obama Speech Out Of "Frustration"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) has been pilloried for yelling at President Obama during his address to Congress Wednesday evening, one of his Repub...

Obama Kept Public Option on the Field. You Must Get It Over the Goal Line.

Bill Scher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Scher

Obama is saying to those of us who are already convinced: I put the ball back on the field. It's your job to get it over the goal line.

President Obama Speech Scored Points, NY Dems Say

New York Daily News | By Michael Mcauliff and Kenneth R. Bazinet | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON - President Obama energized House liberals with talk of a public health care option, but fell short of capturing the hearts of Republicans ...

Obama's Preventive Care Pitch

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jon LaPook

This week I underwent a colonoscopy with cameras rolling in an attempt to remind people that a screening colonoscopy can save your life.

Barack Obama: President of Policy Ends, Not Ideological Means

Zack Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Zack Cooper

From here forward, the health care bill that the President will sign should be named 'The Character of Our Country Health Care Reform Plan'.

Obama Speech Shifted Public Opinion In His Favor: Polls

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Polls suggest that President Obama's address to Congress on health care reform had a positive effect on shifting public opinion. A CNN/Opinion Resea...

Public Option Vital to Health Reform

Lois Quam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lois Quam

Like many supporters of a new public option health plan sitting in the House gallery, I was gratified to hear the President reiterate his continued support for creating such a plan.

In Defense of Rep. Joe "You Lie" Wilson

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

People across America were stunned that Rep. Joe Wilson could be so rude, so thoughtless, so disrespectful. Not me. I just figured he thought he was at a Democratic town hall meeting.

Obama Health Care Speech Reaction From Huffington Post Readers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last night we asked Huffington Post readers to share their thoughts about President Obama's health care speech. A huge number of people responded, exp...

Hatch: I Sincerely Doubt Snowe Or Collins Will Support Health Care Reform

Talking Points Memo | Brian Beutler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

What did conservative Republicans think of President Obama's health care speech last night? Not very much, apparently. Sen Orrin Hatch (R-UT)--who, yo...

Wilson Is the Poster "Child" for the New Republican Party

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The other night, Joe Wilson etched his political legacy into the wall of American history. He will forever be the poster child that symbolizes the new Republican Party.

Instant Reaction Polls: A Pre-Speech Primer

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

The odds are good that after Obama's health care address, at least two television networks will release results from "instant reaction" surveys. Odds are almost as good that pundits will misread those surveys.

Obama Health Care Speech Reactions

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

George Stephanopoulos, ABC News I...think this might have been the most emotional speech I've ever seen President Obama give. He was right on the edg...