Latest effort to lower the federal price tag taps companies that don't offer health insurance to employees. They would pay an annual fee.
Even Democratic senators are still far apart on what a 'public option' would look like.
It's better for Democrats than 59. But a Senate supermajority didn't much help the last president to have one: Jimmy Carter.
Some will need to make midyear cuts, beyond what they've sliced from their budgets already, say fiscal experts.
Using a stray reference in "Moby Dick," a novelist creates the story of Ahab's wife.
The road to passage of a top Obama priority will be even steeper in the Senate.
The measure, which calls for the most striking government intervention in energy use since 1975, is up for a vote Friday.
Minority justices warn that the guilty 'will go free on the most technical grounds.'
A successful vote Friday could give the administration momentum on its biggest priority: healthcare reform.