President Barack Obama sought to call Congress and the American public to action Wednesday night, in a prime-time speech aimed at resetting the terms of the debate over health care reform.
Following is the text of Louisiana Rep. Charles Boustany's GOP response to President Obama's health reform address to a joint session of Congress Wednesday, as distributed to news organizations.
President Obama will speak on health care reform to a joint session of Congress Wednesday night. Health Affairs editor Susan Dentzer discusses the speech and the president's health care reform goals.
By Lea Winerman
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.
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…
In a summer of health care reform twists and turns, few things may have surprised the public more than the debate over the positions that their favorite -- and least-favorite -- places to shop have taken on the issue.
Hundreds of political luminaries paid tribute to Sen. Edward Kennedy on a rainy Saturday in Boston as three days of memorials were set to culminate with his entombment near his slain brothers.
Sen. Ted Kennedy once called health care legislation the cause of his life. In his decades in the Senate, he was instrumental in passing legislation expanding Americans' access to health care.
A key Republican Senate negotiator called Wednesday to scale back the scope of health care reform efforts.
By Lea Winerman
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.
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