The President responds to a question at the Republican House Issues Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, on January 29, 2010.
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January 29, 2010 In an uncharacteristically candid back-and-forth that consumed almost an hour and a half, President Obama — with television cameras rolling — basically told Republicans what he thought of their health plan and their characterization of his healt...
January 28, 2010 What does President Obama's State of the Union speech mean for health care overhaul? NPR's White House correspondent Scott Horsley and health policy correspondent Julie Rovner share their insights in Web chat Thursday. The chat is archived below....
January 28, 2010 If you were looking for specifics from President Obama in his State of the Union speech about a way forward for health care overhaul, you probably went away disappointed. The president did issue a plea for both Republicans and Democrats to take an...
January 28, 2010 The president stopped short of a prescription for getting legislation moving, and even now, after months of work, said that he was willing to reopen the discussion to accommodate better ideas on how to remake the nation's health system.
January 27, 2010 In 2009, the inspector general at the Department of Health and Human Services put out a compendium of 30 cost-saving ideas for health care that could add up to billions. Lawmakers looking for ideas for a cheaper, scaled-back overhaul plan might co...
January 27, 2010 President Obama needs to be mighty inspirational tonight if he wants to get a health care overhaul bill passed. We have some suggestions from famous movie speeches.
January 26, 2010 Democrats are still searching in the Swamp for a health care deal.
January 26, 2010 On the heels of frequent reminders about health care's soaring costs, a recent report by a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention office, puts in perspective what Americans have gotten for their money: Worse health, despite some noble efforts....
January 25, 2010 Princeton economist Uwe Reinhardt has some words for what went wrong on health care and what President Obama should do going forward.
January 22, 2010 A Kaiser Family Foundation poll shows that when people were told about the specifics of health overhaul legislation, they usually liked it more.
January 22, 2010 How the blame game plays out could inform how lawmakers move forward on some form of health overhaul. And, three days after the election, culpability remains a matter of hot dispute.
January 21, 2010 Analysts say Scott Brown's electoral victory will be good for health-related stocks. Insurers could benefit from expanded coverage under health overhaul, but they may be just as happy to live without some of its restrictions.
January 21, 2010 Scott Brown's victory in the race to fill Edward Kennedy's Senate seat had a lot more to do with taxes than it did with health overhaul.
January 21, 2010 As Democrats regroup on health, it's becoming clear that even trying to pass a few changes poses political and practical challenges.
January 20, 2010 With Democrats' 60-vote majority in the Senate slipping away, the strongest option to pass health overhaul depends on the House adopting the bill that has already cleared the Senate, warts and all.
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