Topic: Olympia Snowe
Getting healthcare reform done – the biggest legislative challenge in decades – depends on how well Obama and his team can win over key members of Congress.
10/05/2009 01:00 am
The Senate Finance Committee hopes to produce the last of Congress's five draft healthcare bills this week. Then begins the difficult process of melding them together.
09/22/2009 01:00 am
Forget Republicans. Democrats need to bring together their own centrists concerned about cost as well as liberals who still want a public option.
09/17/2009 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
In a speech at an AFL-CIO picnic Monday, he signaled a harder line toward healthcare reform. But that might not be the full story.
09/07/2009 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
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
At a time when the threat of filibusters is constant, GOP Senators Enzi, Snowe, and Grassley can wield tremendous influence.
08/03/2009 01:00 am
A bipartisan group of six senators worked Tuesday to hammer out a deal. But both parties worry that they will find the final product unacceptable.
07/29/2009 01:00 am
Six GOP senators have announced their intentions ahead of Tuesday's Judiciary Committee vote on the Supreme Court nominee.
07/27/2009 01:00 am