Editor’s Note: As the trade debate rages in Congress, we wanted to understand the actual legislation now on the Senate floor. Political Director Lisa Desjardins read through the bill, which would give the president “fast-track” trade authority. This is the…
By Lisa Desjardins
There is a serious issue here, but its direct impact on Medicare beneficiaries is perhaps not so great.
By Philip Moeller
WASHINGTON -- The Senate delivered an unexpectedly strong vote Tuesday in favor of taking action later this year to resolve the chronic funding problems that have bedeviled highway and transit programs, a sign that Congress may have reached the limit…
By Joan Lowy, Associated Press
Health and Human Service Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said that 7.5 million Americans have signed up for health insurance through exchanges created under the Affordable Care Act.
By Joshua Barajas
A key component of President Obama's health reform overhaul faces a vote next week in the Senate Finance Committee after the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office gave it an upbeat assessment.
The Senate Finance Committee will vote Tuesday on a sweeping revamp of the U.S. health care system as the debate over President Barack Obama's top domestic policy enters a new stage.
By Lea Winerman
The Senate Finance Committee's health care reform plan would cost $829 billion over 10 years, but would meet President Barack Obama's goal of reducing the federal budget deficit by 2019, according to a cost estimate released Wednesday.
By Lea Winerman
President Obama made his latest pitch for health care reform Monday in a White House Rose Garden speech to 150 white-coat-wearing doctors from around the country.
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.
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