December 16, 2009 Archives

December 16, 2009 Archives

Matthews: American People Will "Fall In Love" With Health Bill

MSNBC's Chris Matthews says people will eventually "fall in love" with government-run health care.

Obama Warns US Will Go "Bankrupt" Without Health Care Bill

ABC: The president said that the costs of Medicare and Medicaid are on an “unsustainable” trajectory and if there is no action taken to bring them down, “the federal government will go bankrupt.”

White House Rejects Dean Challenge To Health Bill

AP: White House spokesman Robert Gibbs says President Barack Obama rejects a call by the former Democratic Party chairman to defeat the current Senate health care bill.Former Democratic chairman Howard Dean, a physician who also was Vermont governor, said on national television Wednesday he believed legislation in the Senate would no



Sen. Rockefeller: Howard Dean Is "Irresponsible"

Former DNC Chairman Howard Dean's calls to kill the Senate healthcare bill are "nonsense" and "irresponsible," Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) said Wednesday.

Dean: Health Bill "Bigger Bailout For The Insurance Industry Than AIG"

"This is a bigger bailout for the insurance industry than AIG," former Democratic National Committee chairman and medical doctor Howard Dean told "Good Morning America's" George Stephanopoulos today. "A very small number of people are going to get any insurance at all, until 2014, if the bill works."

Ron Paul: Bernanke Can "Do No Good"

Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) – author of “End the Fed” – reacts to TIME's announcement of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke as its 2009 Person of the Year.



Ben Bernanke Named Time's "Person Of The Year"

Time magazine has chosen Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke as its 2009 Person of the Year. Richard Stengel, the magazine’s managing editor, tells CNBC why.

Krauthammer: "It Will Take A Decade To Undo The Damage" In Health Bill

Charles Krauthammer on the politics of the health care bill.

Sens. Stabenow, Hatch Debate Health Care

Senators Debbie Stabenow and Orrin Hatch get into a heated debate about health care.



New RNC Ad: Democrats Are "Tone Deaf" To American People

A new ad by the GOP says it is time to listen to the American people.

Karl Rove On "Last Chance" Effort By WH On Health Care

Karl Rove on the White House pushing "last chance" message on health care reform.

Sen. Specter: Tea Party Movement Is Changing GOP

Senator Arlen Specter (D-PA) joins Rachel Maddow to talk about how the tea party movement is changing the Republican Party and the degree to which Republicans have been left out of the health reform debate.



Rep. Boehner: Democrats Are "Nervous" About Health Bill

House Minority Leader Boehner not confident health care reform will pass.

Sen. Wyden On State Of Health Care Negotiations

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) talks about the state of negotiations in the Senate over health reform.

Countdown: Democrats Have A Lot At Stake In Health Reform

Newsweek’s Howard Fineman about the complicated politics at play in shaping the health reform bill.

O'Reilly: Democratic Party Divided Over Health Care

The far-left is furious the public option and Medicare expansions have been stripped from the Senate health care bill.


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