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Mary L. Landrieu

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  • Obamacare's Failure Will Be Knife In The Heart Of New Liberalism

    "Even if it takes a change to the law, the president should honor the commitment the federal government made to those people and let them keep what they got." — Bill Clinton, Nov. 12 So the former president asserts that the current president...
  • Dozens of House Democrats back Republican healthcare bill

    Dozens of House Democrats back Republican healthcare bill
    WASHINGTON — Dealing a blow to President Obama’s effort to fix problems with his healthcare law, more than three dozen House Democrats voted Friday to support a Republican-sponsored bill to address the crisis, brushing aside White House...
  • Small businesses eye Obamacare rollout warily

    Small businesses eye Obamacare rollout warily
    Drew Greenblatt has bought health insurance for his 29 employees at Marlin Steel Wire Products for more than a decade — an expense he believes is essential for any safety-conscious manufacturing firm. But for Greenblatt, who has owned the...
  • For Congress, healthcare plans remain a notch above

    For Congress, healthcare plans remain a notch above
    WASHINGTON — Trying to align lawmakers with the people they represent, Congress three years ago decided that when the new healthcare plan took effect, members would give up their platinum health benefits and enroll in the online marketplaces created...
  • Mikulski to speak on Senate women at Democratic National Convention

    Sen. Barbara A. Mikulskiwill have a speaking role at the Democratic National Convention, aides said Wednesday. The Maryland Democrat, who this year became the longest-serving woman in congressional history, will lead a program highlighting the record...
  • Senators challenge federal denial of aid to Marylanders hit by Sandy

    Senators challenge federal denial of aid to Marylanders hit by Sandy
    U.S. Sens. Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin publicly challenged on Wednesday a federal decision not to provide aid to Maryland residents affected by Hurricane Sandy — calling on President Barack Obama and federal emergency officials to rethink the...
  • Interior department to hold big gulf oil lease sale

     
    The Obama administration plans to offer more than 20 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas leases, the first such sale since the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill....
  • Thanksgiving travelers: Senator wants one checked bag to fly free

     
    On one of the busiest travel days of the year, Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) is pitching legislation that would allow airline passengers to check a bag for free...
  • Lawmakers and airlines square off over bag fees

     
    With the busy holiday travel season in full swing, federal lawmakers, passenger rights advocates and airlines are squaring off in Congress over one of the thorniest issues in flying today: baggage fees. But the bottom line is that you will......
  • Danation: The Health and Happiness Show

    Huzzah! After a last-minute vote in the wee hours of Monday morning, one that followed the last-minute appeal of Republican Sen. Tom Coburn that God smite some Democratic senator, so they wouldn’t have the 60 votes they needed, the Senate voted to...
  • Nitty-gritty on healthcare reform: Key players

    Nitty-gritty on healthcare reform: Key players
    Though Democrats control the House of Representatives, they have not united around any one proposal. They also face opposition from conservative Republicans on several key points: Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said there aren't enough votes to pass healthcare...