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2009-06-09 05:30:00

While Diverging from Kennedy On Some Points, Denise Gott Agrees that Everyone Needs Protection for Longer-Lasting Illnesses and Disabilities, Not Just Acute Ones KIRKLAND, Wash., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The traditionally conservative insurance industry can come to terms with a Democratic Congress on health reform, according to one insurance leader, Denise Gott, who today heaped praise on Senator Edward Kennedy (D-MA) for his crusading efforts.

2009-04-23 06:00:00

Special Contributor Mike Leavitt Kicks-Off his First Commentary entitled "Beware of the Trojan Horse" WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The grassroots forum AmericaSpeakOn.org today kicked off a three-week discussion about health care reform with a commentary from former Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Mike Leavitt.

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2009-03-27 14:26:53

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer on Thursday admitted that mandates to purchase health insurance are likely to be “part of the plan” to revamp the US healthcare system.

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2009-03-09 10:37:11

Republicans have challenged an Obama administration proposal that would give Americans the option of buying medical coverage through a government plan.

2009-03-02 15:25:00

Encouraged That Obama Is Moving Quickly On Health Reform, Progressives Hail Choice of HHS Secretary and White House Health Reform Office Director WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Campaign for America's Future co-director Roger Hickey congratulated President Obama today on his choice of Gov.

2008-12-03 11:32:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nationally recognized Consumer Watchdog urged President-elect Obama to oppose the health insurance industry's self-serving plan detailed today requiring every American to buy junk insurance policies or face tax penalties or other fines.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.