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Live Blogging the Senate Finance Markup

The Post's Alec MacGillis gives you a cheat sheet for all the action coming out of the markup of Chariman Baucus's proposal.

By Post Editor  |  September 23, 2009; 7:34 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (40)
Categories:  Daily Dose , Health Reform , Legislation  
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Ahead of Obama's AFL-CIO Appearance, Labor Officials Express Concern Over Excise Tax

By Alec MacGillis PITTSBURGH – Labor officials who had been growing disheartened by Democratic concessions are feeling a bit better about things as they host President Obama at the AFL-CIO convention here this afternoon. They’re glad Obama slapped a tariff...

By Post Editor  |  September 15, 2009; 12:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Daily Dose , Health Reform , Legislation  
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Lobbyists Protest Possible Health Care Tax

By Ceci Connolly He hasn't even released his health care reform bill yet, but Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus already is hearing from unhappy lobbyists. Trade groups representing medical device makers, convenience stores, biologic drug makers and radiologists...

By Washington Post editors  |  September 14, 2009; 6:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Cost Estimates , Daily Dose , Legislation  
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Liberals Target Grassley on Public Option

Two liberal groups are going after Republican Sen. Charles Grassley in Iowa for refusing to endorse a public insurance option.

By Dan Eggen  |  August 31, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (47)
Categories:  Daily Dose , Health Reform , Legislation  
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With House in Recess, Focus Moves to Senate

By Ceci Connolly The frenetic pace of health reform negotiations should taper off a bit this week, with most House members gone for a five-week break and much of the Senate focused on the confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee...

By Washington Post Editor  |  August 3, 2009; 7:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Daily Dose , Health Reform , Legislation  | Tags: By Ceci Connolly  
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Health-Reform Foes Draw Industry Donations

A study out today by the Public Campaign Action Fund found that federal lawmakers who voted against proposed reform legislation this year received 65 percent more money from the health and insurance sectors than those who voted 'yes' on the bills. The votes so far have come along party lines, with Republicans aligned against the measures.

By Dan Eggen  |  July 27, 2009; 10:56 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Daily Dose , Health Reform , Legislation , Players , State of Play  
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