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Player Profile: Robert (Bob) Kocher

Robert Kocher, Why He Matters: An expert on international health policy and the economics of U.S. health care, Kocher joined the Obama administration earlier this year as a member of the National Economic Council.

By Washington Post editors  |  October 16, 2009; 4:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Health Reform , Players  
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MoveOn Plans Health-Care 'Vigils'

By Dan Eggen As part of a broad liberal push to counteract conservative opponents, the activist group MoveOn.org says it expects to attract 50,000 participants to 350 health-care "vigils" around the country tonight. "Participants will light candles, hold pictures, and...

By Dan Eggen  |  September 2, 2009; 11:08 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (42)
Categories:  Daily Dose , Health Reform , Players  
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ADL Condemns Nazi Slurs in Health-Care Debate

The Anti-Defamation League issued a statement condemning the use of Nazi imagery by some reform opponents as "outrageous, offensive and inappropriate."

By Dan Eggen  |  August 7, 2009; 5:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (48)
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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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Major Players in Health Reform Debate

Kent Conrad Democratic Senator from North Dakota Conrad serves as chairman of the Senate Budget Committee. John D. Rockefeller Democratic Senator from West Virginia Rockefeller serves as chairman of the Senate Finance Subcommittee on Health Care. Andy SternInternational President of...

By Paul Volpe  |  July 10, 2009; 11:36 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Grassley Seeking 'Bipartisan Support' for Reform

Sen. Charles Grassley said that consensus on health reform is key.

By Paul Volpe  |  June 23, 2009; 3:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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