Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid moved forward on a long-awaited version of health care reform legislation Wednesday night, telling reporters "tonight begins the last leg of this journey."…
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is aiming to bring a health care reform bill to the Senate floor next week, but several obstacles remain. NewsHour health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser discusses the week's health reform news.
House Democrats on Thursday unveiled the Affordable Health Care for America Act. The 1,990-page legislation is a combination of bills passed by three House committees earlier this year. Key tenets include:…
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday unveiled a massive health care reform bill that would expand health insurance coverage to 36 million Americans at a cost of $894 billion over 10 years.
After more than a week of debate, the Senate Finance Committee wrapped up its consideration of a landmark health care reform bill in the wee hours Friday morning.
By Lea Winerman
In the latest political showdown over health care, the Senate Finance Committee voted Tuesday to reject an amendment by Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., to add a public insurance option to the panel's health care reform bill.
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
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 President Barack Obama's speech to a joint session of Congress Wednesday, as prepared for delivery, released by the White House and distributed to news organizations.
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