The bipartisan passage of the House health reform bill Sat. Nov. 7 was met with mainly positive reviews from the labor and democratic movements.
Two people have died and another 28 are ill after eating ground beef contaminated with E. coli bacteria. The deaths underscore the failures of the nation's food safety system.
Video: Non-violent civil disobedience is employed at a Glendale, California Cigna office with protestors calling for a public health care option.
After months of struggle by a growing movement outside and inside the halls of Congress, House Democrats released a health care reform plan.
Roger Goodell, commissioner of the National Football League, faced heated questions accusing the league of neglect of its responsibilities to players with brain injuries.
Health reform being considered in Congress now would address the special concerns of rural Americans, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told reporters Tuesday, Oct 27th.
The announcement by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid that the public option will reach the Senate floor was greeted by labor and other leaders as proof that the tide has turned in favor of health care reform.
STAMFORD, CT - Health care, union and religious activists came together outside the Stamford Place Hilton recently to welcome President Obama to Connecticut and rally in favor of a strong public option with no taxation of healthcare benefits. Obama was in Connecticut for a fundraiser for Senator Chris Dodd.
Video: A counter-demonstration to a tea bagger anti-health care rally was held at Griffith Park in the Los Angeles area.
President Obama has asked for a second $250 stimulus for 57 million people on Social Security, who will be hit by higher prescription drug premiums next year - another reason health care reform is needed.