A good president will compromise on government options in health care reform. But if you are or want to be a great president, President Obama, you will look at the bastardized bill that will pass and say, "No."
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This is health-care reform's endgame, or close to it. Next Wednesday, Barack Obama will give a prime-time address before both houses of Congress. But ...
I don't expect Obama will satisfy those who are certain government shouldn't get bigger, or those who have no doubt that only government can address health care. But he will have made progress.
Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele said Monday that Americans shouldn't be "guilted" into passing health care reform because of the...
The talk in Washington is that Senate Democrats are preparing to push through health care reforms using parliamentary procedures that will allow a sim...
Critics fret that health care reform would undermine American family values, not least by convening somber death panels to wheel away Grandma as if sh...
The Democratic quarterback is Obama, whom many say waits too long to throw the ball and is susceptible to being sacked. The Republicans? It's not clear who runs their offense or even if they have one.
If polls about policy proposals don't accurately predict legislative outcomes, why do so many people focus on them?
Living wills and health care proxies are very critical documents and every independent citizen, young and old, should have these documents within his or her estate plan.
Somehow we are locked into the drama of health insurance reform while so many moving parts are ignored. How did we get here? And more importantly, how do we change the conversation?
If the president is to pass his health care legislation, he must tap into the core base of support the helped him win the 2008 elections -- a core that consists significantly of young Americans.
Progressives' noisy opposition to a health care reform sell-out points to a far bigger threat to Obama than the GOP could ever pose.
We grouse about Congress people prostituting themselves all the time. If we believe in health care, we may have to do the same, as it were.
If we don't create a climate of communication, of listening and translation, there will be no health care reform.
The idea that the president would have been better off politically during our summer doldrums if he had originally staked out a more detailed bill is pure fantasy.
President Obama goes on vacation on Martha's Vineyard. Did health care reform go with him? Why doesn't anybody know why it's called Martha's Vineyard?
It's not enough to elect someone and trust that he, she or they will fix things while we continue on our merry, consuming way. A movement is a myth without the people asking: What can we do?
WASHINGTON — A group opposed to President Barack Obama's health-care proposals is planning an ad campaign to run locally while the first family ...
Republican Congressman Wally Herger held a health care town hall meeting Aug. 18 at Simpson University in Redding, where a partisan crowd of over 2,00...
Joe Ferraro was a little anxious when it came his turn to question President Obama about health care reform during Michael Smerconish's call-in interv...
Through eight nightmarish years, Liberals were remarkably well behaved: none of us carried assault weapons to Bush appearances, accused him of being a traitor, or shouted "kill him" at rallies.
I have learned that the use of anger by an otherwise reasonable man can bring down kingdoms -- in my case a magic kingdom -- and in Obama's case it might even bring in health care.
It's a crying shame is that medical insurance premiums, unlike all other forms of insurance, are not sufficiently geared to risk.
WASHINGTON — A new poll says that Americans, concerned over the future of health care reform and anxious about the growing federal budget defici...
Michele Malkin is right. The teabaggers, the town hall protesters -- these people aren't un-American. They're uneducated, ignorant, and uninformed... and that's completely American.
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