Liveblog: House Floor Debate on Health Care Bill

By: Sunday March 21, 2010 12:05 pm

Welcome to the liveblog on the House of Representative’s health insurance reform vote. Whether you support the bill or opposite it, whether the bill passes or doesn’t this is a historic vote.

If a potential deal is struck with the Stupak bloc and the “pro-choice” caucus does not bolt, there would seem to be little standing in the way of the bills final passage.

Whose Interests is the White House Representing in the Senate-House Health Reform Conference?

By: Monday December 28, 2009 12:55 pm

The White House says they’ll be actively involved in guiding the process of reconciling the Senate and House health reform bills. So the obvious question is: whose interests will they be representing? The public’s? Or the industry’s?

Will Bunning or DeMint Put a Hold on Bernanke’s Re-Nomination?

By: Friday November 27, 2009 6:00 am

In the dogs-and-cats-living-together department, there isn’t a much more startling sight than Firedoglake founder Jane Hamsher on CSPAN, Thanksgiving morning, asking two conservative Republicans — South Carolina Senator Jim DeMint and Kentucky Senator Jim Bunning — to put a hold on Ben Bernanke’s re-nomination to head the Fed.

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