April 13, 2011 In the long run, growth in the federal deficit is all about health care — particularly Medicare, which accounts for the biggest chunk of government health spending.
March 4, 2011 House Speaker Boehner's offer to stand with Obama on cutting entitlements looks like one Obama can refuse. Obama is more likely concerned with the stance of the eventual GOP presidential nominee over Boehner. Also, entitlement spending cuts are more popular with Boehner's base than Obama's.
November 17, 2010 Donald Berwick, Obama's Medicare, Medicaid chief, got a civil GOP reception. Which was a surprise since Republicans, at the time of his naming, were hostile to his naming because of positive things he said about British socialized medicine.
June 18, 2010 Senate Agrees To Stop Medicare Pay Cuts