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2009

Senate bill really unfit for consumption?

December 21, 2009 – Could it be better? Cohn says, yeah, it could. But should the bill be scrapped, as some liberals have charged?… Read more

Lieberman scuttles public option

December 15, 2009 – Even Democrats who knew reform legislation would be all about compromise seem to be completely flattened by this week's impasse with Sen.… Read more

Is public option about to be flushed?

December 9, 2009 – The "Grand Compromise" will allow those who oppose the public option to say that it's out, while proponents of the public option can claim… Read more

2,074 pages of detail not a bad thing

November 19, 2009 – We think opponents of the legislation should stop carping and look on the bright side: the legislation is extensive and explicit. It's good… Read more

‘Being uninsured can kill you’: no-brainer?

November 17, 2009 – We weren’t the tiniest bit surprised by a new study on emergency care that revealed that patients who lacked health insurance were… Read more

How would health reform help or hurt?

November 16, 2009 – There are plenty of stories out there about the nightmares already faced in the nation’s existing health care system. But folks… Read more

Get Harry Reid some steroids. Stat.

November 11, 2009 – When the House passed its version of health reform legislation last week, the development may have sent chills down the spines of those who… Read more

Do not pass go. Do not collect $200.

November 10, 2009 – You'd think opponents of health care would be content with getting Americans worked up about issues like abortion and immigration in order… Read more

Know your public options

October 30, 2009 – If you want to get up to speed on the House and Senate approaches to the public option, it shouldn’t take you long to dig up the info… Read more

Even if states can opt out, will they?

October 29, 2009 – We’re happy to hear folks asking this question: If Democrats succeed in passing health reform legislation with an opt-out public… Read more

Up or down vote on health reform needed

October 26, 2009 – Will Democrats unite to allow an up-or-down vote on health reform legislation? Robert Creamer explained on the Huffington Post this morning… Read more

‘Option’ is not a failure — not yet, anyway

October 23, 2009 – For a political proposal that appeared ready to be staked in the heart by its opponents just weeks ago, the public option looked… Read more