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Health Sep 08Baucus Floats Compromise Health Reform Bill
Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., chair of the Senate Finance Committee, is urging his Republican colleagues on the committee to sign off on a compromise health care reform bill after months of negotiations.
Education Sep 08President Obama Urges Students to Stay in School
President Obama urged students Tuesday to work hard and stay in school, in a back-to-school speech that had become a surprise lightning rod for controversy this week.
Politics Sep 07Obama Begins Critical Week for Health Care Reform with Cincinnati Stop
President Barack Obama kicked off a critical week for his health care reform effort with a Labor Day speech Monday to AFL-CIO members in Cincinnati. The president is aiming to refocus a debate that analysts say spun out of his…
Health Aug 17Q and A: Health Insurance Cooperatives
Obama administration officials suggested over the weekend that they would be willing to consider compromise health care reform legislation that does not include a government-run public plan.
Health Jul 29House Blue Dogs Reach Health Reform Deal, Senate Committee Nears Agreement
Blue Dog Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee have reached a deal with House Democratic leadership that will allow the committee to resume its stalled markup of a health care reform bill Wednesday.
Health Jul 28Health Care Wrangling Picks Up Speed
Negotiations over health-care reform continued on Capitol Hill Tuesday, as President Barack Obama once again made his case for reform to the public, this time in a forum with the AARP.
Arts Jan 19Tim Gunn: Obamas Make It Work
Fashion guru and Washington native Tim Gunn says that the capital city has been a "fashion desert" for decades. "For fashion, Washington's just a place that no one's wanted to be," says Gunn.