By Peter Shapiro for fightbacknews.org – Passage of President Obama’s health care reform in late March made for great political theater. Here was House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, skillfully maneuvering the bill through Congress after many had given it up for lost. Here was House minority leader and Republican point man John Boehner, reduced to ranting…

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Firedoglake released this fact sheet that exposes some myths about the bill passed on Sunday. By Jane Hamsher for Firedoglake – The Firedoglake health care team has been covering the debate in congress since it began last year. The health care bill will come up for a vote in the House on Sunday, and as…

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Today, 12 brave activists were arrested because they entered Nancy Pelosi’s office in California to get some answers. They wanted to know why she broke her promise to hold votes on two single-payer amendments this fall. They weren’t leaving until the single-payer amendments were put back on the table. Pelosi refused to speak to them.…

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By Kay Tillow for the Hill Blog – We are in danger of losing the opportunity to bring Improved Medicare for All, a single payer plan, before the Congress. Last July Congressman Anthony Weiner and six of his colleagues on the Energy and Commerce Committee attempted to substitute the real public option—HR 676, a single…

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