Feb 20, 2012
Congress’ Medicare deal slashes funds for public health programs rather than planned cuts in reimbursements to doctors.
Dec 16, 2011
Senator Ron Wyden and Representative Paul Ryan released a bipartisan Medicare reform plan. The timing, amid budget and payroll tax fights, could be intentional.
Dec 15, 2011
This morning, a right-wing Republican and left-wing Democrat have announced a plan to reform Medicare that may -- that may -- put policy over politics.
Dec 15, 2011
Republican Congressman Paul Ryan and Democratic Senator Ron Wyden have a plan.
Dec 7, 2011
Today is the last day to choose a Medicare plan -- the end of so-called open enrollment. What does that mean for insurance customers?
Dec 6, 2011
Senate Democrats want another vote this week on extending a payroll tax cut for workers. But Republicans say they can't support the Democratic proposal.
Nov 22, 2011
Congressional leaders had been counting on the super committee to deal with a lot of spending and tax issues in the short-term.
Sep 13, 2011
At the crossroads of our national debate about jobs and our national debate about health care debt... Is the (fictional) city of Hobbs. Its ...
Feb 14, 2011
President Obama has released his budget proposal for the 2012 federal spending plan. A growing national deficit has prompted the White House to...