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  • Baucus asked to curb insurers

     
    A group of insurance consumer advocates has asked Montana Democratic Sen. Max Baucus to back off plans to put rule-writing authority for drafting health care coverage standards in the hands of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, a private...
  • Senators nix 'public option' in health care

     
    by Mark Silva The Senate Finance Committee, working through amendments to a sweeping health-care overhaul, today flatly rejected the concept of a "public option,'' a government-run insurance plan for people who cannot find coverage privately. The...
  • Obama, Afghanistan commander meet

     
    by Mark Silva Some of the criticism leveled at President Barack Obama for his quick trip to Copenhagen to lobby the International Olympic Committee for the 2016 summer games iin Chicago has noted the other pressing challenges that the president......
  • Senate health bill: $829 B, deficit-cutting

     
    by Noam N. Levey Senate Democrats pushing healthcare legislation received a boost from the Congressional Budget Office today as the much-watched nonpartisan agency estimated that a health bill being debated by the Senate Finance Committee would cost...
  • Health-care advances, GOP vote gained

     
    by James Oliphant and updated at 5:15 pm EDT Legislation that would transform the nation's healthcare system cleared a significant hurdle today, as the Senate Finance Committee voted 14-9 for a sweeping overhaul. Just one Republican, Sen. Olympia J....
  • Health-care reform: Counting votes (60)

     
    by Mark Silva Republicans, yes. Democrats, no. It's a volatile mix for a health-care overhaul that the White House is seeking. Alll eyes may be on the Senate Finance Committee today, but the outcome of the health-care overhaul in the......
  • Health-care voting time: Battle lines

     
    by Mark Silva As the Senate Finance Committee sets out to vote today on a health-care overhaul which supporters say will offer heatlh insurance to millions of more Americans -- with the Congressional Budget Office setting the cost at about......
  • Weekly remarks: GOP Sen. George LeMieux and President Obama debate healthcare

     
    New Republican senator from Florida and the freshman president argue over healthcare again still....
  • Rahm Emanuel: Health-care 'milestone'

     
    by Mark Silva This, the White House makes clear, is not the goal line. With the Senate Finance Committee's passage of health-care legislation today, the fifth of five House and Senate committees with jurisdiction to adopt reforms having acted, the......
  • Hiltzik column: Of healthcare mandates and loopholes

     
    Followers of America's healthcare mess know that its outstanding feature is the loophole. Insurance companies exploit loopholes to deny coverage to those they fear might develop, you know, an illness, and to rescind coverage purchased by those whose...
  • Obama says he's happy with Senate health vote, but....

     
    Full text of Democrat president's remarks on Senate Finance Committee 14-9 healthcare reform vote....