House and Senate Democrats moved a step closer to final agreement on health care legislation with hours of closed-door negations Thursday. Jim Lehrer talks to NPR reporter Julie Rovner about the price tag and the hurdles facing the bill.
The Obama administration is continuing to pressure the health insurance industry for cooperation as it tries to pass health care reform. Jim Lehrer gets two views on the health reform debate from the insurance industry and a leading reform advocate.
During a Monday appearance in Philadelphia, President Barack Obama took on insurance companies and struck back at Republicans in a bid to propel his health reform proposal forward. Ray Suarez talks to two health policy experts.
President Obama said Wednesday he wants a final up or down vote on health care reform, and Democratic leaders say they are ready to push the measure through without bipartisan support if necessary. Jeffrey Brown reports.
As President Obama pushed for Congress to complete health care reform legislation in the next few weeks, Jim Lehrer talks to Washington Post reporter Ceci Connolly and political analyst Norm Ornstein about the tactics Democrats might use to try to…
By Dave Gustafson
As Democrats weigh the next steps for health reform on the heels of a bipartisan summit on the stalled legislation, one option under discussion is a rarely used Senate procedure known as reconciliation.
As Democrats prepare to move ahead with health reform, Kwame Holman offers a primer on how they may use Senate rules to advance the legislation without Republican support.
President Barack Obama clashed with Republicans over the merits of health care reform legislation during a televised summit Thursday. Judy Woodruff talks to health and policy reporters about whether the summit will move health legislation forward.
Days before a bipartisan health care summit convenes, the White House unveiled a revised health care proposal Monday featuring a new insurance rate agency. Judy Woodruff sits down with Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Sen. Judd Gregg, R-N.H., to discuss…
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield announced they will delay premium hikes for consumers in California's individual insurance market, but reform advocates hope the backlash over the proposed 39 percent rate hike will push Congress to take action? Betty Ann Bowser…
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