health care law
The top Democratic leaders in the House hashed out their to-do list Wednesday at a suppertime powwow with President Barack Obama.
Rejecting the Medicaid expansion in the federal health care law could have unexpected consequences for states where Republican lawmakers remain steadfastly opposed to what they scorn as “Obamacare.”
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi marked the 20th anniversary of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act in Boston by pushing for federal legislation that would require businesses to allow up to seven paid sick days a year.
Millions of uninsured people may have to wait until after Election Day to find out if and how they can get coverage through President Barack Obama’s health care law.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday that the Justice Department will respond “appropriately” to a federal appellate judge in Texas who demanded a letter recognizing the authority of the federal courts to strike down laws passed by Congress.