Posts Tagged ‘Health Care’

The Health Care Bill in 10 Slides

With the big vote coming up this weekend in the House, I wanted to share this plain-language look at what the bill actually contains. Amidst all the shouting, this is a calm layout of the bill: The healthcare bill: 10 things you need to know Also, if this bill — which relies on market […]

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Massachusetts Election, 2010 and 2012

Tomorrow is the Massachusetts special Senate election for Ted Kennedy’s seat, the coverage of which has been drawing my attention for the past week and a half. While I think it’ll be a disappointment if Coakley loses, as it would indicate reinforcement of the unsuccessful status quo of the past decade, that and a G.O.P. […]

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Health-Care Reform – Still Not Final, Homes

So the House version of the health-care reform bill just passed by five votes, 220 to 215. There was exactly one Republican vote in favor, from Rep. Joseph Cao of New Orleans, who I imagine is the most hated man in the party right now. (In a racially intolerant throwback, the “g–k” word is floating […]

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