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Emily Swanson

The Health Care Advertising Blitz That Wasn't

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

It looked like the "health insurance ad wars" were about to heat up. But the long-anticipated ad campaign to sell Obamacare has not started yet, accor...

Sam Stein

Obamacare Ad Wars Not All That Warlike Right Now

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

Though the political world may be in the midst of another high-stakes standoff over the fate of health care reform, advocates and opponents of the pre...

Efforts From Both Sides Stir Health Care Horror

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — They're throwing granny off a cliff! That's the not-so-subtle message Republicans and Democrats seem to be converging on for polit...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Ad Compares Repealing Health Care Reform To D-Day

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The nonprofit 60 Plus Association, which touts itself as "the conservative alternative to the liberal AARP," released a new ad this week...

Betsey Markey And John Salazar Both Plan To Vote FOR Health Care Reform In Wake Of CBO Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Update: The Denver Post reports that Betsy Markey WILL vote for the compromise health care reform bill on Sunday. The Post's Michael Riley Report...

Sam Stein

Conservative Groups Load Up For Major Anti-Health Care Ad Push

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A host of conservative groups are ramping up their efforts to derail health care reform in Congress, spending more than $3.91 million for a fresh wave...

GOP Using raising money from doctors

AP | RITA BEAMISH and ALAN FRAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican Party is harnessing the furious debate over health care to raise campaign cash from doctors, dangling the promise of including donors' ...

Health Insurance Companies Pump Up To $20 Million Into Third Party Attack Ads

National Journal | Peter H. Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just as dealings with the Obama administration and congressional Democrats soured last summer, six of the nation's biggest health insurers began quiet...

Civil Rights Groups Target Dems On Health Care Reform

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — African-American, Latino and civil rights groups have launched an ad campaign aimed at pressuring moderate Democratic senators to s...

Sam Stein

Olympia Snowe Targeted By Progressives In New Ad Blitz (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

All eyes in the health care debate have turned to Maine, where Republican Senator Olympia Snowe has emerged as the key vote on a public option for ins...

Anti-Reform Group Plans Local TV Ads Where Obama Is Vacationing

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A group opposed to President Barack Obama's health-care proposals is planning an ad campaign to run locally while the first family ...

Rahm Emanuel Warns Liberal Groups To Stop Ads Against Dems

Politico | JONATHAN MARTIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel warned liberal groups this week to stop running ads against Democratic members of Congress. The powerful top ...

MoveOn Threatens Blue Dogs Who Might Block Health Reform

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MoveOn has produced a hard-hitting ad that will be unleashed in the districts of any Blue Dog Dems who vote against the House Dems' health care bill i...

Sam Stein

Health Care Ad Costs Around $50 Million And Rising

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Interest groups have spent about $50 million in television advertisements to influence the health care debate, a prominent media analyst said on Thurs...

Sam Stein

Health Care Ad Wars Heat Up: Democrats Targeted By Progressives

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The ad wars are ramping up in the health care debate, with two progressive groups targeting Republicans and wavering Democrats, including eight member...

Sam Stein

Labor Hammers Dem Senator Over Plan To Tax Health Benefits

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The ad wars in the health care reform debate are beginning to heat up, even as key members of Congress plead for a détente until an actual bill mater...