That's A Big F-cking Bill!

Laughing at something on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon is such a rare occurrence that we should all just take a moment and savor this tribute to Biden's F-bomb gaffe. Schoolhouse Rock classic meets healthcare reform, after the jump. [Mediaite] » 3/25/10 10:20am 3/25/10 10:20am

After Healthcare Vote, All Eyes Turn To Abortion

Abortion rights groups have taken differing stands on the healthcare bill, with NOW decrying it and Planned Parenthood optimistically looking forward to changes. But one thing's for sure: abortion is back in the spotlight. » 3/23/10 9:30am 3/23/10 9:30am

Power Purple And Other Fashion From Recent Political History

How to address the 219-212 passage of a universal health-care reform bill that the President calls an answer to ‘the call of history'? Why, by talking about the pols' outfits, a la Singin in the Rain's "Beautiful Girls!" » 3/22/10 3:00pm 3/22/10 3:00pm

"Botax" Out, Tan Tax In

After the American Medical Association complained that the health care bill's proposed 5% tax on elective cosmetic surgery discriminated against women, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid removed the "botax" in favor of a 10% tax on indoor tanning. [WSJ] » 12/21/09 12:30pm 12/21/09 12:30pm

Reproductive Rights Left Behind After Health Care Bill Passes House

Saturday night, Congress threw a party, jubilant that its members had passed a version of a health care bill. Which version? That would be the one that traded the right to choose for a majority vote. » 11/09/09 10:00am 11/09/09 10:00am

House Passes Health Care Reform Bill

By a vote of 220-215, the House of Representatives has just passed H.R. 3962, or The Affordable Health Care For America Act. 219 Democrats voted in favor of the bill; only one Republican did the same. [AP] » 11/07/09 11:25pm 11/07/09 11:25pm

To Conservatives, Not Banning Abortion Is A "Hidden Abortion Mandate"

The health-care bills currently being drafted in Congress say nothing about abortion. In pro-life-speak, that means a "hidden abortion mandate," and Democrats are scrambling to keep abortion opponents from derailing health-care reform. » 7/22/09 5:20pm 7/22/09 5:20pm