Hey Colorado: Help Deliver Public Option Petitions to Michael Bennet Tomorrow

By: Tuesday March 23, 2010 7:42 pm

Michael Bennet was all about the public option when it didn’t matter.  Now that the health care bill has passed and the President has signed it, there’s no way that introducing an amendment can stop it from going through — so why is Bennet nowhere to be found? Thirty four thousand people have signed the [...]

Rahm and the Health Care Blame Game: It’s On!

By: Tuesday February 9, 2010 7:10 am

One sure sign that the Senate health care bill is dead as a doornail is the inevitable appearance of the anonymously-sourced finger-pointing articles. And in a novel twist, we have one blaming Rahm for the failure to pass health care reform that appear to be written by Rahm:

VT Voters to Bernie Sanders: Stand up for what’s right, or risk losing your seat

By: Wednesday December 23, 2009 2:30 pm

We thought Bernie Sanders would be a Senator with more bite than bark on health care reform. Green Mountain Daily and FDL Action team up to challenge Bernie Sanders.

Arianna: “There are many reasons for hoping the current Senate bill doesn’t become law”

By: Monday December 21, 2009 8:56 pm

Arianna: As we approach the end of Obama’s first year in office, this public subsidizing of private profit is becoming something of a habit. It is, after all, exactly what the White House did with the banks. Just as he did with insurance companies, Obama talked tough to the bankers in public but, when push [...]

10 Reasons to Kill the Senate Bill

By: Monday December 21, 2009 7:10 am

FDL has become the go-to place for coverage of the health care bill due to the work of our incredible team. Jon Walker’s second-to-none knowledge of the health care bill has made the policy and political analysis he offers up at  FDL Action a driving force. Dave Dayen’s reporting at the FDL News Desk, Marcy [...]

The Senate Health Care Bill Is Built On A Foundation Of Sand

By: Sunday December 20, 2009 9:48 am

Some are calling this health care bill a “good bill.” Tom Harkin is trying to sell this bill as a “starter home” with a “solid foundation.” Those who think this Senate bill is built on a strong foundation are either too invested to acknowledge its complete failings or don’t understand the many key components missing [...]