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Want to fight back against the crappy "Fauc-us" so-called health reform bill by Senator Baucus? We NEED you guys to put even more pressure on the House today with your phone calls!
by slinkerwink
Comment Count 318 comments on Tue Jul 28, 2009 at 05:58 AM PDT with 579 Recommends
The Finance committee looks to be officially in chaos as Snowe,Lincoln, Rockefeller and Wyden hold off their yea votes trying to bargain for their proposals. Of note is Wyden and Rockefeller. NYT ...
by pronin2
Comment Count 269 comments on Tue Oct 06, 2009 at 10:24 PM PDT with 557 Recommends
by El Payo
Comment Count 154 comments on Tue Aug 01, 2006 at 03:29 PM PDT with 162 Recommends
Instead of just screaming this idea in the comments of veratis' liveblog of Obama's townhall ...
by Lib Stone
Comment Count 58 comments on Tue Jul 28, 2009 at 12:27 PM PDT with 62 Recommends
Senator Jay Rockefeller is one of the most tireless champions of healthcare reform on the Hill. He has been around a long time, was key in crafting CHIP and a champion of expanding Medicare 55 and up.
by pronin2
Comment Count 36 comments on Fri Sep 18, 2009 at 09:59 PM PDT with 52 Recommends
So that spotlight-loving senator from Montana has supposedly cut the healthcare bill in the finance committee to $1 trillion. But he refuses to tell us, or even the other Democrats on the committee,
by LibMachiavelli
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Jun 26, 2009 at 09:17 AM PDT with 49 Recommends
BY BILL MOYERS & MICHAEL WINSHIP We've seen how Washington insiders write the rules of politics and the economy to protect powerful special interests, but now as we enter the holiday season, and a ...
by Bill Moyers
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 09:20 AM PST with 43 Recommends
by pronin2
Comment Count 61 comments on Sun Oct 11, 2009 at 05:39 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
Krugman has long been critical of many of Obama's moves, but on healthcare he has been largely supportive. He now tells how Obama has gotten to t his point. No question there is a leadership crisis. ...
by pronin2
Comment Count 90 comments on Fri Aug 21, 2009 at 12:11 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
Mark Ambinder talks to WH today on the liberal revolt. The enws here isnt encouraging which is why we must go to act blue and back up those progressives in congress. DFA is launching a 10 state ...
by pronin2
Comment Count 195 comments on Wed Aug 19, 2009 at 01:41 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
This has been said before but we need to say it again: Health insurance reform is being held hostage by six Senators on the Senate Finance Committe -- who represent the smallest, least ...
by Old Redneck
Comment Count 49 comments on Wed Sep 16, 2009 at 07:38 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
In an article yesterday in the Washington Post , Mayo Clinic was attacked for cutting off access to Medicaid and Medicare patients. In fact, these cutbacks were extremely limited. The story ...
by Auriandra
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Oct 14, 2009 at 07:22 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
Late last week I received an email (pardon the elipses and xxx's for now) with this invitation: Dear Aaron , Please see below for information on an exciting opportunity to..
by doctoraaron
Comment Count 76 comments on Thu May 21, 2009 at 07:07 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
It looks like we’re sending a bunch more folks to Afghanistan to get more deeply involved in a land war in Asia (life imitates art?!). One of the tenets of that appears to be pushing the ...
by ElsieElsie
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed Dec 02, 2009 at 03:57 PM PST with 28 Recommends
For all the lack of action from Blue Dog Democrats on health care and labor law reform, all in the name of the interests of the health insurance industry and Chamber of Commerce - you would assume ...
by PaulVA
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Jul 24, 2009 at 08:18 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
Ezra raises the question I keep pondering-why are the Dems not emphasizing the morality of universal healthcare? They keep talking about a cut here, a nip there, and how it saves the economy ...
by pronin2
Comment Count 53 comments on Mon Jul 27, 2009 at 10:01 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
A sign on the wall stated that my Richmond, Virginia doctor's office would no longer accept United Health Care. Curious as to why that could be I decided to have a little off the record chat with ...
by cc99999
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Oct 01, 2009 at 08:11 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Today I had a long conversation with a top staffer to Senator Wyden. It was all encompassing on healthcare, the public option and much more. Here is Sen. Wyden’s position as has been noted ...
by pronin2
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Sep 28, 2009 at 10:04 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
The Senate Finance Committee is scheduled to debate Rockefeller's Amendment to the Baucus Bill that would include a strong public option in health reform. I just sent the following email to ...
by Patrick Crowley
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Sep 28, 2009 at 10:40 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Last night I watched some of the markup in Finance. There was a question from Senator Ensign about the mandates - the requirement that every American must pay private companies a scheduled user fee ...
by bob zimway
Comment Count 42 comments on Fri Oct 02, 2009 at 01:21 PM PDT with 24 Recommends