Remember Liz Fowler? The former WellPoint VP whom William Ockham noted was the literal author of the health care reform bill? I’m sure you’ll be thrilled to learn that WellPoint’s former VP will be in charge of consumer issues and oversight as our country implements the WellPoint/Liz Fowler health insurance bill. (h/t Glenn Greenwald) Liz [...]
|By: emptywheel Wednesday July 14, 2010 6:14 pm|
|By: emptywheel Tuesday February 16, 2010 10:40 am|
In his statement explaining why he was quitting, Evan Bayh named the Harry Reid’s decision not to let MaxTax Baucus and Chuck Grassley hold the jobs bill hostage as one of the reasons he does not like Congress. Just last week, a major piece of legislation to create jobs — the public’s top priority — [...]
|By: emptywheel Tuesday January 26, 2010 12:06 pm|
Thus far today, Ben Nelson, Evan Bayh, and Blache Lincoln have come out against passing health care reform through sidecar reconciliation. Of course that means they’re defending all the corrupt aspects of the Senate bill that proved to be so unpopular in MA, starting with the Cornhusker Kickback (and including the Louisiana Purchase that similarly [...]
|By: emptywheel Wednesday August 19, 2009 10:57 am|
Henry Waxman is not fucking around. And that’s so much fun to see.
|By: emptywheel Monday August 17, 2009 11:55 am|
Jane’s responds to Andrea Mitchell’s flaccid beltway CW with the facts that Mitchell herself should be presenting.