Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus faced the first major fight over his health care legislation Tuesday, as fellow Democrats challenged the $80 billion deal that he and the White House struck with drug makers to help pay for health…
After nearly a week of criticism from fellow Democrats, Senate Finance Committee chair Max Baucus unveiled changes to his proposed health reform plan aimed at making insurance more affordable for lower- and middle-income workers.
The NewsHour's series of health care reform conversations continues with an online-only conversation with David Goldhill, author of the recent article "How American Health Care Killed My Father."…
President Obama made his case for health care reform to a cheering crowd of students and others at the University of Maryland Thursday.
Sen. Max Baucus unveiled the long-awaited Senate Finance Committee version of health care reform Wednesday. The $856 billion plan trims more than $100 billion from the versions of health reform passed by other congressional committees this summer.
By Lea Winerman
Sen. Max Baucus, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said Monday that the committee is on track to unveil a formal health care reform proposal this week, possibly as early as Tuesday.
South Carolina Rep. Joe Wilson's interruption of President Obama's address to Congress Wednesday night was a rare instance of presidential heckling, but it was not the first. Historian Richard Norton Smith discusses past instances and the context.
The word on President Barack Obama's address to Congress from bloggers across the political spectrum was that many thought he did an effective job of communicating his health reform plans -- although he offered relatively few new specifics.
By Lea Winerman
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.
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