A Look at the Cuts in the New, Leaner 2011 Budget

By: Tuesday April 12, 2011 6:35 am

The House Appropriations Committee released the final 2011 continuing resolution text, which reflects the agreement between Congressional leaders and the President. You can view a summary of the CR and the list of final program cuts. Or, if you’re daring, you can read the full text. First of all, there’s a 0.2% across-the-board cut to [...]

Reid, Wyden, Baucus Reach Agreement On Version Of Free Choice Amendment

By: Friday November 20, 2009 12:13 pm

A day before voting on the motion to proceed in the Senate, Ron Wyden has reached agreement with the leadership to get an amendment into the bill which would allow as many as 1 million additional individuals who get health care from their employers to participate on the insurance exchanges, including selecting the public option. [...]

Weirdest Collection Of Democrats Ever Push Wyden’s Free Choice Proposal

By: Friday October 30, 2009 1:26 pm

When Lanny Davis is arguing in favor of a genuinely progressive policy, you know there’s been a sea change around it. Similarly, when Bernie Sanders, Barbara Boxer, Mary Landrieu and Evan Bayh sign a letter promoting the same policy, something’s odd. And that’s the case with Ron Wyden’s Free Choice Amendment, which would open the [...]

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