With the Obama administration signaling a new openness to dropping a public insurance option from any health care overhaul, the focus now turns toward the efficacy of the cooperative insurance model.
Blue Dog Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee have reached a deal with House Democratic leadership that will allow the committee to resume its stalled markup of a health care reform bill Wednesday.
By Lea Winerman
Negotiations over health-care reform continued on Capitol Hill Tuesday, as President Barack Obama once again made his case for reform to the public, this time in a forum with the AARP.
By PBS NewsHour
Three major hospital associations have cut a deal with the Senate Finance Committee and the Obama administration to contribute about $155 billion over 10 years to the cost of health care reform, Vice President Biden announced Wednesday.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
President Barack Obama outlined a series of steps Monday aimed at overhauling U.S. tax policies that he says reward companies for shifting American jobs overseas and allow wealthy people to avoid paying taxes by using offshore accounts.
By PBS NewsHour
Tom Daschle, President Barack Obama's choice to spearhead a reform effort of the costly U.S. health care system, fought Monday to salvage his appointment by apologizing for failing to pay back taxes.
The Senate finance committee postponed Treasury Secretary nominee Timothy Geithner's confirmation hearing until next week after reports emerged of problems with Geithner's federal tax return payments. A Wall Street Journal reporter details the latest.
Congress is expected in the coming months to debate renewing a children's health insurance program for low-income children. The NewsHour looks at the fight to preserve the program.
The Senate Finance Committee narrowly voted to approve a Democratic proposal to stimulate an economy most experts believe has slipped into recession.
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