One of Obama's big ideas for reforming health care failed a test in California
In President ... Obama’s June 2009 speech to the American Medical Association (now infamous for containing the most emphatic articulation of his promise that people who liked their health care plan could keep it), he described how his legislation would ...
Josh Earnest has no idea why Obama didn’t pursue immigration reform in 2009
The president did not act, and now his intensity surrounding the subject of immigration reform is directly proportional to the proximity of the next Election Day. Earnest was forced to answer for this and the implication that Obama’s latest push for ...
Obama to go his own way on immigration
With Congress mired in dysfunction over immigration, President Barack Obama says he'll do what he ... Obama had promised to pass comprehensive immigration reform in his first term, but wound up focusing on economic recovery and health care reform.
Obama: Health care plan will work over time
President Obama promoted his embattled health care law Wednesday by arguing that a similar plan in Massachusetts ... "Health reform is best crafted by states with bipartisan support and input from its employers, as we did, without raising taxes, and ...
Obama Insists Health Plan Will Pass
“You know,” Mr. Obama said, “passing a big bill like this is always messy.” The president did not entirely ... him of wavering on his pledge to include a public insurance option as a central part of his health care plan, but no such concerns ...