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Tag Archives: public option

Littwin: What are the chances a pro-business moderate can win a Dem gov primary in 2018?

I just read Corey Hutchins’ sit-down with Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne on her decision to run for the Democratic nomination for governor. And I’m confused […]...

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September 12, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix
Progressive groups unveil deficit-reduction plan

Progressive groups unveil deficit-reduction plan

Our Fiscal Security, a partnership of progressive policy organizations Demos, the Economic Policy Institute and the Century Foundation, unveiled a deficit reduction plan Monday, devoting […]...

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November 29, 2010 Blog, Health, Politics
The partial return of the public option

The partial return of the public option

Four months after President Barack Obama enacted the Affordable Care And Patient Protection Act, House Democrats have resurfaced a top liberal priority buried near the end of the grueling year-long battle over health care reform: the public option.

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July 29, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics, Top Stories
The pivotal quiet Kucinich decision: ‘Claims of government takeover a joke’

The pivotal quiet Kucinich decision: ‘Claims of government takeover a joke’

Dennis Kucinich, Democratic Congressman from Ohio and champion of the public option, didn’t make his decision to vote for the health care bill in a […]...

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March 24, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Bennet tells potential donors he’s still committed to public option

Bennet tells potential donors he’s still committed to public option

U.S. Senator Michael Bennet has come under fire in the wake of House passage of health reform legislation for seeming to waffle on his commitment to the public health insurance option. It's up to the Senate now to pass...

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March 23, 2010 Center Well, Health, Politics
How reconciliation irons out the House and Senate health bills

How reconciliation irons out the House and Senate health bills

Democratic leaders pushing health care reform this year like to argue that a vast majority of the proposals represent uncontroversial changes backed by most Capitol Hill lawmakers. And while that might be true, it hasn’t prevented some...

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March 19, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Poll: Markey right, Gardner wrong on health reform

Poll: Markey right, Gardner wrong on health reform

In the wake of a Congressional Budget Office report finding that current health reform legislation would cut the deficit by $138 billion in ten years, Colorado Fourth District U.S. Rep. Betsy Markey confirmed that she planned to vote to...

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March 18, 2010 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
YouTube of the week: Grayson’s other public option

YouTube of the week: Grayson’s other public option

It has been a week since Florida Democratic U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, aghast with the shenanigans on Capitol Hill, took matters into his own hands. […]...

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March 17, 2010 Blog, Health, Politics
Final push: Public-option support groups pressure Pelosi

Final push: Public-option support groups pressure Pelosi

In the eye of the health reform storm, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has been backing away from the public health insurance option for […]...

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March 15, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Mark ‘31’ Udall: Colo.’s senior Senator backs Bennet push for public option

Mark ‘31’ Udall: Colo.’s senior Senator backs Bennet push for public option

Last night lefty blogs lit up with the news that Colorado’s Sen. Mark Udall, after weeks of silence on the issue, threw in with Colorado […]...

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March 3, 2010 Blog, Health, Politics

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An evening with Clarence Moses-EL

ATTENTION news junkies, civil libertarians, and anyone familiar with the twisted case against Clarence Moses-EL, who spent 28 years behind bars on a wrongful conviction: […]

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The Home Front: As ‘Colorado Resistance’ forms, ‘everything’s on the table in 2018’

“The Colorado Resistance group debuted Sunday in Boulder, with a goal of organizing people statewide to work toward a ‘progressive takeover’ in 2018’s state mid-term […]

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