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  • Americans should 'rebel:' Hatch on health

     
    by Mark Silva The House's health care bill, we were reminded, weighed in at over 20 pounds. The Senate's bill, we're told, is bigger than War and Peace. Both of them also offer health care for millions of Americans uninsured.......
  • Weekend TV Talk Shows: Senate Healthcare debate is the weekend's hot topic

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 22 - 28 in PDF format This week's TV Movies TODAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer Fort Hood shooting: Rep. Peter......
  • Sunday shows: Singh, Fiorina, Coburn, Nelson, Kyl

     
    Also, Joe Lieberman, Lamar Alexander, Chuck Schumer, Dick Durbin, Sherrod Brown, Kay Bailey Hutchison and Dianne Feinstein....
  • Health-care debate: Senate salvos start

     
    by Michael Muskal The Senate began deliberations on its version of a healthcare overhaul today, with Democrats searching for a bill that will be supported by 60 senators. Returning from the Thanksgiving holiday, the Senate slowly began the debate on......
  • Weekend Talk Shows: President Obama is interviewed on '60 Minutes'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 13 - 19, in PDF format This week's TV Movies TODAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer Nobel Peace Prize; global warming:......
  • Sunday shows: Romney, Romer, Warner, Gregg

     
    Also, Jennifer Granholm, Mitch McConnell, Joe Lieberman, Jay Rockefeller, Ben Nelson and Christina Romer....
  • Snow shutters D.C., Senate has 60 votes

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with president's statements. It's snowing so hard on Washington today that they are grounding all buses and surface trains. It's not going to stop anytime soon. There's already a foot of snow on the ground,......
  • While you shop, Congress talks: Healthcare comments here from Boehner, Obama, Steele, others

     
    Video, presidential text, joy to outrage as winter cold grips global warming talk. Happy Holidays....
  • Ornaments on Senate healthcare Christmas tree -- boon to pharmaceutical, insurance companies?

     
    While many Americans were sleeping, at 1:18 this morning, the Senate cleared President Obama's healthcare bill over a procedural hurdle, presaging a Christmas Eve vote. Or, more accurately, Senate Democrats did. On a strict 60-40 vote, Democrats, joined...
  • What healthcare pork looks like

     
    By now you've no doubt encountered some of the sputtering outrage over the deals that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) struck on healthcare reform to solidify the supermajority needed to overcome a GOP filibuster. The Times editorial board added...
  • In today's pages: healthcare bill deals, a tarmac deadline and President Obama's rhetoric

     
    In exchange for his deciding vote on the Senate's healthcare bill, Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) managed to insert some language giving his home state and one of its insurance companies special treatment. Such carve-outs are routinely granted to lawmakers...