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  • Democrats push 'green' energy tax breaks

    Democrats push 'green' energy tax breaks
    As Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus talked up his proposal Monday to expand a multibillion-dollar economic stimulus package, he spoke of the need to help seniors, disabled veterans and the unemployed. There was just one industry the Montana...
  • Nitty-gritty on healthcare reform: Issues and key players

    Nitty-gritty on healthcare reform: Issues and key players
    As the Obama administration and Congress prepare to wrestle with the divisive issue of healthcare reform, here is a checklist of the issues and key players to watch in the forthcoming weeks. Obama has said he wants to sign a bill this year, which means...
  • Without a 'public option,' what will keep insurance companies honest?

    Without a 'public option,' what will keep insurance companies honest?
    Today's topic: Providing health insurance for all and subsidizing premiums for the working poor would create a huge influx of business for insurers and providers. But analysts say that a significant percentage of the local markets in the U.S. are...
  • 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...
  • Do we have too much faith in Obama?

    Do we have too much faith in Obama?
    Today's question: Are the public's expectations about Barack Obama and the economy setting him up for failure? Given the latest numbers, could any president come out unscathed? Previously, Lilly and Weigel discussed Obama's relationship with labor unions,...
  • Are you ready to be stimulated?

    House and Senate Democratic leaders, negotiating into the night to forge a compromise with moderate Republicans, reached agreement Wednesday on a $789 billion economic recovery bill that President Barack Obama has called critical to pulling the country...
  • Sonia Sotomayor: NRA test (failing) case

     
    by David G. Savage and James Oliphant As the Senate begins debate Tuesday on Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor with the outcome assured, the only remaining questions are whether the National Rifle Assn. can claim to have swayed votes against......
  • Euthanasia, evil and 'making things up'

     
    by Mark Silva The doctor is in: Howard Dean, former Democratic National Committee chairman, onetime candidate for his party's presidential nomination, former governor of Vermont - and a physician -- says there is nothing to Republican Sarah Palin's...
  • Health-care skeptic: 'All we get is bull'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, who headed West today for a weekend with his family at the grandest national parks and a pair of "town-hall''-styled meetings on health-care reform along the way, suggested that the health-care initiative is "80......
  • White House health-care deal: Tempest

     
    by Tom Hamburger An $80-billion deal with the drug industry that the White House thought would add momentum to its campaign for national healthcare reform has instead provoked a political tempest, frustrating and bewildering some of the president's most...
  • Health-care compromise: A rural deficit

     
    by James Oliphant Wyoming, with an economy marked by farming, ranching and small businesses, has a disproportionate number of people without medical insurance. And by that measures and others, its people are among the likely winners, if Congress...