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Mar 22, 2010 at 2:09 PM
WASHINGTON - The White House publicly thanked Rep. Betsy Markey for voting to pass health care legislation Sunday, but one political handicapper said the Fort Collins Democrat would do well to distance herself from President Barack Obama if she...
Mar 9, 2010 at 6:34 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Tuesday he'll bring in high-tech bounty hunters to help root out health care fraud, grabbing a populist idea with bipartisan backing in his final push to overhaul the system.
Mar 2, 2010 at 1:22 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Tuesday he was open to four new Republican proposals on health care legislation, in a gesture of bipartisanship meant to jump-start his stalled drive to overhaul the system.
Dec 10, 2009 at 3:50 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats are considering changing a proposed expansion of Medicare to address complaints from doctors and hospitals and defray costs for consumers, officials said Thursday, two days after party leaders hailed it as part of...
Dec 3, 2009 at 12:38 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has voted to keep significant Medicare cuts in its health care overhaul bill despite polls showing seniors are concerned about their benefits.
Dec 2, 2009 at 1:59 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - With a Senate showdown looming, the politically potent AARP rode to the rescue of Democrats on Wednesday, supporting $460 billion in Medicare cuts to help pay for landmark health insurance legislation.
Dec 1, 2009 at 1:11 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate pushed toward the first votes on sweeping health overhaul legislation Tuesday amid rancorous debate over whether the bill would repair the nation's safety net or bankrupt the country.
Sep 9, 2009 at 2:14 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shaking off a summer of setbacks, President Barack Obama summoned Congress to enact sweeping health care legislation Wednesday night, declaring the "time for bickering is over" and the moment has arrived to protect those with...
Jun 26, 2008 at 6:35 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate negotiators said Wednesday they had reached a tentative agreement on a key obstacle to one of the most ambitious federal health initiatives ever, a $50 billion act to combat AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis in Africa and other...
Mar 6, 2008 at 9:57 AM
ATLANTA (AP) - Government health officials have conceded that childhood vaccines worsened a rare, underlying disorder that ultimately led to autism-like symptoms in a Georgia girl, and that she should be paid from a federal vaccine-injury fund.