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Sam Stein

Obama's Embrace Of Health Care Opt-Out Could Shift Legal, Public-Relations Debates

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House officials insisted on Monday that President Barack Obama's embrace of a provision that would give states the right to opt ou...

Sam Stein

GOP Health Care Opt-Out Bill Would Erase Minimum Standards Requirement

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bill introduced by two Republican senators on Tuesday would allow states to opt out of the requirements enacted by last year's health ...

Sam Stein

Wyden Pushing For Oregon Waiver From Health Care Law, Individual Mandate

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the most innovative voices in the health care debate, Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), is accelerating the process of exempting his state from some ...

Sam Stein

Wyden: Health Care Lawsuits Moot, States Can Opt Out Of Mandate

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) has a message for all the attorneys general and Republican lawmakers who are threatening lawsuits and claiming that an individ...

Sam Stein

Two-Thirds Of States Would Offer Public Option: CBO

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that roughly 33 states -- or two out of every three -- would offer a national, government-run insurance opti...

Sam Stein

Dems Discussing Public Option With Opt-Out Clause: The Silver Bullet?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Democrats have begun discussions on a compromise approach to health care reform that would establish a robust, national public option for insur...

Sam Stein

Govs Now Major Players In Health Care Debate; Corzine Wouldn't Opt Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Now that the Senate leadership has settled on a health-care reform proposal that includes a public insurance option with an opt-out clause for states,...