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Budget 2012: Health and Human Services

The first sentence of the "funding highlights" in the White House budget document says that...

By Amy Goldstein  | February 14, 2011; 4:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  44 The Obama Presidency, Barack Obama, Health Care, Health Care, Republican Party, The Agencies, The Budget, White House  
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Grassley says he'll reject final Wall St. overhaul bill

Sen. Charles Grassley (Iowa), a potential Republican vote for the Wall Street overhaul, announced Wednesday that he would oppose the final legislation.

By Shailagh Murray  | July 14, 2010; 12:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  2010 Election, 44 The Obama Presidency, Health Care, Republican Party, The GOP  
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In Pa., Burns backers unite in their dissatisfaction with Washington

It's a May special election to fill a vacant House seat, but it's hardly been a sleepy affair. Groups have been lavishing money and attention on the race to succeed the late Rep. John Murtha (D), a contest that will be watched closely for what it might say about the November midterms.

By Sandhya Somashekhar  | May 17, 2010; 7:56 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (113)
Categories:  2010 Election, 44 The Obama Presidency, 50 States, Barack Obama, Capitol Briefing, Democratic Party, Economy, Election Day, Health Care, Health Care, On the Road, Political Geography 101, Primaries, Republican Party  | Tags:  Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Democratic Party, Jack Murtha, John McCain, John Murtha, Mark Critz, United States  
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Specter's final pitch to Pa. voters: 'Experience and seniority'

It was the dog days of August when Rep. Joe Sestak announced his bid against incumbent Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter, who had the backing of President Obama, Vice President Biden, Gov. Ed Rendell (D-Pa.), the state party organization and almost every key labor union. Many national party leaders believed the backing of such prominent figures would overcome doubts about the more than 28 years Specter spent as a Republican representing Pennsylvania in the Senate. But those party leaders at the so-called "grass tops" have not exactly nailed down support for Specter at the true grass-roots level.

By Paul Kane  | May 17, 2010; 7:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (69)
Categories:  2010 Election, 44 The Obama Presidency, 50 States, About The Trail, Battlegrounds, Candidates, Capitol Briefing, Cast of Characters, Democratic Party, Economy, Election Day, Health Care, Health Care, Hill Transition, Joe Biden, Northeast / Mid-Atlantic, Primaries, The Democrats  
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In Ky., confident Paul foresees 'a tea party tidal wave coming'

The establishment candidates for the U.S. Senate could lose on both the Democratic and Republican side Tuesday in primaries to replace retiring Kentucky Sen. Jim Bunning (R), an outcome that would further illustrate the appeal of running as an outsider in the 2010 election cycle.

By Perry Bacon Jr.  | May 17, 2010; 6:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (82)
Categories:  2010 Election, 44 The Obama Presidency, 50 States, Battlegrounds, Candidates, Democratic Party, Election Day, Health Care, Health Care, On the Issues, On the Road, Political Geography 101, Primaries, Republican Party, Ron Paul, Tea Party, The Democrats, The GOP  | Tags:  Barack Obama, Democratic, Jack Conway, Kentucky, Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul, Republican, Trey Grayson, United States  
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'Landmark:' the juicy bits

Just published in late April from The Washington Post is Landmark: The Inside Story of America's New Health-Care Law and What It Means for Us All, which provides a behind-the-scenes look at how President Obama's health-care initiative came together.

By Garance Franke-Ruta  | May 13, 2010; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
Categories:  44 The Obama Presidency, Health Care  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Obama: Time to act on health care (Video), Web Politics Editor , March 3, 2010
Health-care fight centers on message, Ben Pershing , March 2, 2010
Despite differences, Pelosi sees 'positive result' from reform, washingtonpost.com editors , February 28, 2010
Health Care Summit Analysis: Closing thoughts, Post Staff , February 25, 2010
Health care decision a week away, say Democrats, Web Politics Editor , January 27, 2010
Options narrowing for reform, Ben Pershing , January 22, 2010
White House sends muddled message on reform, Ben Pershing , January 21, 2010
Democrats look to regroup, cast blame, Ben Pershing , January 20, 2010
On eve of anniversary, Obama's agenda at stake, Ben Pershing , January 19, 2010
Race is on to finish reform, Ben Pershing , January 15, 2010
Obama finally plunges into health-care talks, Ben Pershing , January 14, 2010
'Serious problems' remain for reform, Ben Pershing , January 13, 2010
Health reform looms in Mass. Senate race, By Dan Eggen , January 13, 2010
House returns to face health-care puzzle, Ben Pershing , January 12, 2010
Worried House Democrats huddle on health care, Ben Pershing , January 7, 2010
Health reform ad war clears $200M mark, Ben Pershing , January 6, 2010
Ben Nelson's Medicaid concerns questioned, Web Politics Editor , December 18, 2009
A new frontier in the abortion wars: health insurance, Garance Franke-Ruta , November 13, 2009
Michelle Obama presses health reform message, Web Politics Editor , October 23, 2009
Obamas Will Get Flu Vaccine, Ceci Connolly , September 21, 2009
Health Ad Spending Set to Top $100M, Ben Pershing , September 17, 2009
Today on the Sunday Talk Shows, washingtonpost.com editors , September 13, 2009
Obama on Wilson: 'We All Make Mistakes', Web Politics Editor , September 10, 2009
Specter Calls for Censure of Wilson, Garance Franke-Ruta , September 10, 2009
Video: Bill Clinton's 1993 Health-Care Speech to Congress, Web Politics Editor , September 9, 2009
President's Pollster Sends Congressional Dems a Memo, Web Politics Editor , September 4, 2009
President Urges Flu Preparedness and Clean Hands, Web Politics Editor , September 1, 2009
RNC Puts 'Seniors' Bill of Rights' on the Air, Ben Pershing , September 1, 2009
GOP Pushes Health 'Bill of Rights', Ben Pershing , August 24, 2009
Tea Party Protest Organizers Target Health-Care Reform, Web Politics Editor , August 22, 2009
Obama Decries 'Outrageous Myths' About Health-Care Reform, Web Politics Editor , August 22, 2009
Conservative Group Aims Ad at Vacationing Obama, Ben Pershing , August 21, 2009
On Smerconish Show, Obama Seeks to Clear Up Misconceptions, Web Politics Editor , August 20, 2009
In the Absence of Specifics, 'Public Option' Looms Large, Web Politics Editor , August 19, 2009
Dean: Public Option Essential to Real Health Care Reform , Web Politics Editor , August 17, 2009
Democrats Signal Embrace of Co-op Plans, washingtonpost.com editors , August 16, 2009
Obama Invites Gang of Six to the White House, Web Politics Editor , August 5, 2009
Obama: HELP Vote 'Should Give Us Hope', Web Politics Editor , July 15, 2009
Obama Signs Bill Regulating Tobacco, Web Politics Editor , June 22, 2009
Obama Announces Agreement With Drug Companies, Web Politics Editor , June 22, 2009
 
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