Topic: Mike Enzi
Negotiations with the House over the final financial reform bill are expected to be more transparent than they were with health-care reform. Exemptions or special deals sought by industry lobbyists are likely to stir intense debate.
05/21/2010 10:44 am
The Obama health care summit focused on costs and access. But proposed reforms would wipe away Americans’ freedom of choice in this vital area.
02/26/2010 08:57 am
But there's more heavy political lifting ahead. Liberals in the House are set to fight for a public option.
10/09/2009 01:00 am
Democrats have chided Republicans for not offering their own healthcare ideas. But GOP attempts to turn the debate toward more incentives and fewer mandates have been rebuffed.
10/07/2009 01:00 am
Republicans say it's too costly. Liberal Democrats complain that it doesn't do enough for the uninsured. But unlike House plans, it wouldn't add to the deficit.
09/16/2009 01:00 am
For GOP lawmakers on Capitol Hill, the takeaway is that the president and the Democrats are poised to move without them.
09/10/2009 01:00 am
President Obama's speech on healthcare reform Wednesday night will provide an opportunity for lawmakers to rally around a more moderate bill, centrist senators say.
09/08/2009 01:00 am
The Democrats are edging toward a go-it-alone approach to legislation. Part 1 of two.
08/31/2009 01:00 am
The White House appears to be sending out conflicting messages, but that could be intentional ambiguity designed to keep several options on the table.
08/19/2009 01:00 am
Finance Committee chairman Baucus tries for bipartisanship. But critics in his own party worry that could weaken overhaul legislation - especially provisions for children.
08/08/2009 01:00 am