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January 25, 2010
Patrick O'Connor and Carrie Budoff Brown, President Barack Obama’s push for sweeping health care reform hangs in the balance when Congress returns this week, after being thrown  into doubt by... Read more
January 22, 2010
By John Whitesides, The sweeping healthcare overhaul pushed by President Barack Obama faces dire prospects in the U.S. Congress, but Democrats scrambling for a new approach still hope to salvage at... Read more
January 20, 2010
GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS:  So how do you do it now?  This strategy that a lot of people have talked about getting the House to pass the Senate bill. Speaker Pelosi yesterday seemed to say that this was... Read more
January 19, 2010
By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN and ROBERT PEAR, The White House and Democratic Congressional leaders, scrambling for a backup plan to rescue their health care  legislation if Republicans win the special... Read more
January 14, 2010
By Ezra Klein, So, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Hoyer, Congressman Clyburn, Chairman Miller, Chairman Rangel, Chairman Waxman, Leader Reid, Senator Durbin, Chairman Baucus, Chairman Dodd,  Chairman Harkin... Read more
January 5, 2010
  The House- and Senate-passed health reform bills are based on the plan set out by President Obama in his campaign and shapedduring the legislative process.  As a result, they have substantial... Read more
January 4, 2010
By Dana Milbank, The president pro tempore of the Senate, 92-year-old Robert Byrd, shot his finger into the air to signal his "aye" vote. "This," the West Virginia Democrat called out strongly from... Read more
December 29, 2009
By GINA KOLATA, Mina Bissell will never forget the reception she got from a prominent scientist visiting Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where she worked. She gave him a paper she had just... Read more
December 17, 2009
By: Anne Schroeder Mullins, Nancy Brinker is steamed. As the founder of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure organization, Brinker has been dragged back into a debate she thought had been settled long... Read more
December 15, 2009
By TARA PARKER-POPE, If someone invented a pill to cut a cancer risk in half, would you take it? Who wouldn’t? Apparently the answer is millions of women — people like Cindy Birkhold of Sarasota, Fla... Read more