Topic: Ralph Neas
House leaders made that announcement about the healthcare reform legislation, citing a forthcoming report from the Congressional Budget Office.
03/18/2010 12:34 pm
As efforts to pass healthcare reform progress, more responsibilities are being placed on the Congressional Budget Office and the Senate Parliamentarian's Office – two institutions famous for their devotion to fairness and attention to detail.
03/17/2010 09:48 pm
House and Senate still have to work out tough issues on healthcare reform, including funding and abortion. The devil could be in the details – including 'fixes' House members want made to the Senate bill.
03/05/2010 07:45 pm
President Obama and members of Congress are scheduled to meet Feb. 25 to work toward a bipartisan agreement on healthcare. But Republicans say prior legislative work should be scrapped, and meanwhile this year's elections are fast approaching.
02/11/2010 08:38 pm
Democrats on the Senate Finance Committee reduced penalties for those without health insurance, but not as much as Republicans want.
10/02/2009 01:00 am
Backers of the public option will draw hope from the vote, which was closer than expected. But tough healthcare negotiations lie ahead.
09/29/2009 01:00 am
The equivalent of six health-care lobbyists for every member of Congress are registered for this year's biggest political battle.
09/28/2009 01:00 am
Healthcare forums evoked anger, but there was constructive dialogue, too.
09/04/2009 01:00 am