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Anti-abortion forces win one in health care fight

Abortion foes have scored a victory and traditional allies of the Obama administration are grumbling about a decision to ban most abortion coverage in...

Obama uses recess appointment for Medicare chief

President Barack Obama appointed health expert Donald Berwick on Wednesday to run the Medicare  and Medicaid programs that provide care to seniors and the...

Overtreated to death

The doctors finally let Rosaria Vandenberg go home. For the first time in months, she was able to touch her 2-year-old daughter who had been...

White House budget chief quitting

White House Budget Director Peter Orszag's expected resignation would make him the first high-profile member of President Barack Obama's team to depart the administration. A...

Rand Paul’s hyprocrisy on Medicare

Kentucky GOP Senate candidate Rand Paul says he opposes federal handouts, but the eye doctor takes government payments for treating Medicare and Medicaid patients. The...

Obama, GOP in pissing contest over Medicare pay for docs

President Barack Obama is asking Republican lawmakers to approve billions of dollars in new spending to avert a scheduled 21 percent cut in payments...

Obama may strike out on health benefits extension

If Chuck Lacasse had gotten his pink slip four days earlier, Uncle Sam would have covered most of his family's health insurance while he...

Obama’s legislative wins: Too little, too late for Democrats?

Anxious and angry, Americans are not in a congratulatory mood. That's bad news for President Barack Obama and his Democratic allies. After winning a landmark...

Obama claims health care law already helping

President Barack Obama said Saturday that millions of Americans already are reaping benefits from the new health care law, including tax breaks for some...

Senior health plans found lacking

Millions of seniors signed up for popular Medicare Advantage insurance plans don't get the best quality, an independent study found. How the private plans score...