Sen. David Vitter

File photo of Senator David Vitter (R-LA).  (credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Health Overhaul Debate Snags Senate Pharmacy Bill

A year after a meningitis outbreak from contaminated pain injections killed at least 64 people and sickened hundreds, Congress is ready to increase federal oversight over compounding pharmacies that custom-mix medications.

11/11/2013

Two Republican senators have announced their plan for legislation that would require that all members of Congress, the President, Vice President and all political appointees in the administration to purchase their health insurance from the “Obamacare” exchanges without taxpayer subsidies.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Senators Announce Legislation To Reverse ‘Obamacare’ Exemptions For Government Officials

Two Republican senators have announced their plan for legislation that would require that all members of Congress, the president, vice president and all political appointees in the administration to purchase their health insurance from the “Obamacare” exchanges without taxpayer subsidies.

08/28/2013

File photo of Sen. David Vitter, R-La. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Vitter: I Support Government Shutdown Rather Than Paying For ‘Obamacare’

U.S. Sen. David Vitter told a packed town hall meeting that he will support a federal government shutdown this fall rather than agree to pay for President Barack Obama’s health care law.

08/15/2013

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid takes part in a joint Senate and House session to count of the Electoral College votes for the 2012 presidential election at the Capitol in Washington on Jan. 4, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Reid: Katrina ‘Nothing In Comparison To What Happened To The People’ In Sandy

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Monday that he misspoke when he suggested in a Senate speech that damage from Superstorm Sandy was worse than that inflicted by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

01/08/2013

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,656 other followers