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Schumer Health Care

Senate Democrats Launch Attack On Insurer Anti-Trust Exemption

POLITICO | Patrick O'Conner and Carrie Budoff Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The long-simmering tension between insurers and congressional Democrats is erupting into open warfare, with lawmakers stepping up their push to revoke...

Public Option Compromise Floated: Let States Opt Out

FireDogLake | Jon Walker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

First there was the "level paying field" public option. Than there was Snowe's trigger. Snowe's trigger was followed by Conrad's co-ops. Only in the l...

Sam Stein

Schumer: With Franken Seated No Need To Compromise On Public Option | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the leading Senate Democrats in the health care reform battle said that the seating of Al Franken has given the party the purpose and direction...

Sam Stein

Dean Offers Support For Schumer's Public Plan Compromise | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Out with a new book on the need for comprehensive health care reform, former Gov. Howard Dean offered his support on Thursday for a hybrid public-priv...