| Mar 19, 2009
Remarks of President Barack Obama - As Prepared for Delivery Costa Mesa Town Hall Wednesday, March 18th, 2009 Orange Country, CA
It's always good to get out of Washington for a little while and come to places like Costa Mesa -- because the climate's a...
| May 8, 2009
| 2:04 PM
Today's topic: While Sacramento does have a revenue problem, it also has trouble controlling spending. Given the Legislature's utter inability to restrain spending in good years, shouldn't any budget-reform measure contain a spending cap?
The myth of...
| May 11, 2009
President Barack Obama is praising a promise made by leaders in the health care industry to cut health costs by $2 trillion.
"When it comes to health care spending we are on an unsustainable course that threatens the financial stability of families,...
| May 20, 2009
Magic Johnson wears many hats — NBA legend, ESPN commentator, HIV educator, urban entrepreneur.
Just before 1 p.m. Tuesday, the 6-foot-9 former Los Angeles Lakers superstar trotted into a stately auditorium at Aetna's Farmington Avenue headquarters...
| May 21, 2009
Stephen McPherson, 60, and a Mason, is president and CEO of Masonicare, a nonprofit company based in Wallingford that provides health-care services and operates retirement living communities for nearly 4,000 elderly clients in Connecticut. Masonicare...
| May 26, 2009
| 3:18 PM
Washington Democratic Senator Maria Cantwell today announced she will introduce two bills in coming weeks to address a critical shortage of physicians across the nation -- and inefficient Medicare reimbursements.
In a news conference at the University of...
| May 26, 2009
Washington Senator Maria Cantwell today announced she'll introduce new legislation to fix a broken Medicare system that fails to reimburse doctors for providing efficient and prevention-oriented medical care.
Today, at a news conference at the University...
| Nov 14, 2008
Today's question: Are the public's expectations about Barack Obama and the economy setting him up for failure? Given the latest numbers, could any president come out unscathed? Previously, Lilly and Weigel discussed Obama's relationship with labor unions,...
| Jan 30, 2007
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Policy experts say a health care plan like the
one President Bush proposed last week would have little impact in
moving roughly 650,000 uninsured Alabamians into coverage.
But because insurance costs in the state are typically...
| Jan 24, 2009
My parents can get Medicare, so why not me? Americans should not have to turn 65 years old or become disabled to have access to a public healthcare program that controls overhead costs, provides broad, affordable access to care and protects patients...