WASHINGTON—The Democratic Senate leadership claimed victory in securing 60 votes to end the Republican filibuster of a health care reform bill Dec. 18 but organizations representing millions of voters said basic changes must be made to the bill to win their support.
Democrats in the Senate who thought they had a compromise progressives and "centrists" could both support learned this weekend that independent Sen. Joe Lieberman can be counted on to do just about anything to sabotage health care reform.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Connecticut faith leaders launched a "conscience" ad campaign in local and national papers today calling on Senator Joseph Lieberman to abandon plans to filibuster health care reform legislation.
A Connecticut delegation of civil rights groups met with Senator Joseph Lieberman's staff yesterday to urge the Senator to support comprehensive health care reform.
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus persuaded House Finance Services Committee chairman, Rep. Barney Frank to delay a vote on the systemic risks bill.
CHICAGO - Hundreds of health care reform advocates, union leaders and small business owners rallied outside the Renaissance Hotel here Nov. 17, while America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) held its national Fall Forum inside.
Video: The White House went on the offensive on the health care debate, reaching out to women and mothers with a new video from First Lady Michelle Obama.
The labor movement will oppose any health reform bill that does not correct the "deeply flawed" version approved by the Senate Finance Committee.
As one of many reform rallies targetting insurance giants across the country, Connecticut Health Care for America Now declared United Health Group a 'crime scene.'
On the heels of President Obama's speech to Congress on health reform this week, White House Domestic Policy Council Director Melody Barnes stated that the administration has learned some important lessons about that issue coming out of the August congressional recess.