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Reconciliation Process

Kent Conrad Bashes Media Portrayal Of Reconciliation, Defends Passage Of Health Reform

Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview with me just now, Senator Kent Conrad tore into the media for repeatedly botching its reporting on reconciliation, and confirmed that ...

Health Care Reform: To Reconcile Or Not To Reconcile?

NPR | Julie Rovner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

To reconcile or not to reconcile -- when it comes to a health overhaul bill, that seems to be the biggest argument of the moment. At issue is a proce...

Showing some backbone on health reform: Hat's off to the New York Times

Harold Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Harold Pollack

The Obama administration and various other Democrats are dancing around the possibility of using an arcane but important device known as the reconciliation process to force an up-down vote on health reform.

Sam Stein

Progressives Launch Campaign Targeting Centrist Senate Dems | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A coalition of progressive groups and officials announced the launch of a media and grassroots campaign Tuesday to target conservative Democrats they ...

Sam Stein

VP's Economist: Budget Reconciliation Shouldn't Be Used For Major Legislation | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Vice President's chief economic adviser said Sunday that the White House agreed that "major" energy or health care policy should not be part of th...