Today’s Headlines – Oct. 31, 2012

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Happy Halloween! Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including that latest about how health policies are playing on the campaign trail as well as how Mega-Storm Sandy took its toll on New York hospitals. Los Angeles Times: Romney Says He’ll Undo Obama Healthcare Reform On Day 1. Can He? Mitt Romney has […]

Today’s Headlines – Oct. 30, 2012

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Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports about the campaign landscape as well as issues related to the implementation of the health law. Los Angeles Times: Poll Finds 2012 Race Dead Even, Forsees Relatively High Turnout With only one week left in the 2012 campaign, a major new Pew Research Center […]

Today’s Headlines – Oct. 29, 2012

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Good morning! Despite the foul weather in our neck of the woods, Kaiser Health News is online and publishing today.  If you’re in Sandy’s path, please be safe! The Washington Post: WaPo-ABC Track: 49 Romney, 48 Obama, Three Days Running For the third consecutive day of the Washington Post-ABC News national tracking poll, a single […]

Today’s Headlines – Oct. 26, 2012

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Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports about how health policy issues are playing across the election landscape and how business leaders are urging a deficit deal with more taxes and with efforts to address entitlement programs like Medicare and Medicaid. The Associated Press/Los Angeles Times: CEOs Urge Congress To Reduce […]

Today’s Headlines – Oct. 24, 2012

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Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations, incluidng reports about a variety of Medicaid-related issues, such as how a scheduled pay raise for physicians who participate in the program will not be easy to implement. Los Angeles Times: Voters In Ohio Village Skeptical Of Both Obama And Romney The hardworking people in struggling […]

Today’s Headlines – Oct. 23, 2012

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Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports from the campaign trail as well as the latest news about current meningitis outbreak. The New York Times: Check Point: Looking Closely At Statements From Candidates On Foreign Policy Who knew that fact-checking the sole foreign policy debate of the presidential campaign would include […]

Today’s Headlines – Oct. 22, 2012

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Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including the latest reports about how health policies are playing on the campaign trail as candidates move into the home stretch. Los Angeles Times: Obama, Romney Launch Closing Barrage Of TV Ads Apart from the clash on the economy, the most striking aspect of the campaign’s […]

Today’s Headlines – Oct. 19, 2012

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Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports about how Medicare and women’s health issues are playing in a number of House and Senate races. The Wall Street Journal: Candidates Flock To Florida, Coveting Electoral Votes Polls show Mr. Romney doing well among some key groups. In a recent Wall Street Journal/NBC […]

Today’s Headlines – Oct. 18, 2012

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Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organiztions, including resports about how the presidential candidates are crafting messages on women’s health issues in order to appeal to female voters. Politico: Boehner And Obama Haven’t Talked Fiscal Cliff It’s a striking admission from the nation’s top elected Republican and clear evidence that the most urgent […]

Today’s Headlines – Oct. 17, 2012

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Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including health policy highlights from last night’s presidential debate. The New York Times: Rivals Bring Bare Fists To Rematch President Obama and Mitt Romney engaged Tuesday in one of the most intensive clashes in a televised presidential debate, with tensions between them spilling out in interruptions, […]

Today’s Headlines – Oct. 16, 2012

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The New York Times: Political Memo: Debt Impasse Shadow Race For Presidency Substantively, any agreement in Congress, which opens a week after the election, could define the terms for how Mr. Obama and lawmakers move next year on efforts to contain the long-term costs of Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, the programs that are driving […]

Today’s Headlines – Oct. 15, 2012

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Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including the latest developments and polling news from the presidential campaign trail as well as details about how Medicare and other health issues are shaping up in House and Senate races. The Washington Post: Presidential Contest Tight Nationally Ahead Of Second Debate On the eve of […]

Today’s Headlines – Oct. 12, 2012

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Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including the health policy highlights from last night’s vice presidential debate. Los Angeles Times: Vice Presidential Debate Gets Prickly On Healthcare As the candidates for vice president parried, Ryan accused the Obama administration of “getting caught with its hand in the cookie jar,” and Biden charged […]

Today’s Headlines – Oct. 11, 2012

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Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including previews of how Medicare and other health policy issues might play in tonight’s vice presidential debate. The New York Times: This Election, A Stark Choice In Health Care When Americans go to the polls next month, they will cast a vote not just for president […]

Today’s Headlines – Oct. 10, 2012

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Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports that GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney has pledged that his presidential agenda does not include abortion legislation. The New York Times: Obama Campaign Tells Supporters: Steady On Big Bird was part of a broader effort by Mr. Obama and his team to reassure supporters […]

Today’s Headlines – Oct. 9, 2012

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Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports about how a new poll indicates GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney gained a significant bounce from last week’s debate performance. The Wall Street Journal’s Washington Wire: Romney Leaps Past Obama In Pew Poll Mitt Romney’s debate performance has wiped out President Barack Obama’s advantage, […]

Today’s Headlines – Oct. 8, 2012

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Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports and analysis from the campaign trail regarding both the presidential contest as well as House and Senate races. Los Angeles Times: Obama’s Healthcare Law: Historic Reform And Signature Failure As the president seeks reelection, the Affordable Care Act, passed in 2010, stands as a […]

Today’s Headlines: Oct. 5, 2012

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Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including more coverage of how health policy issues were addressed during Wednesday’s presidential debate. The New York Times: Entering Stage Right, Romney Moved To Center He used the first presidential debate to speak out forcefully to its wide television audience against the idea of cutting taxes […]

Today’s Headlines – Oct. 4, 2012

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Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including highlights, analysis and fact-checking from last night’s presidential debate. The Associated Press/Washington Post: Romney, Obama Tangle Over Health Care Reform Law In First Presidential Debate Republican Mitt Romney is vowing to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care law, saying it adds costs to the health […]

Today’s Headlines – Oct. 3, 2012

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Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including presidential debate previews and reports on a new round of polling. The Wall Street Journal: Race Tightens In 2 States As Ohio Gap Widens The presidential race is tightening in the battleground states of Florida and Virginia, but one of the biggest prizes—Ohio—remains a difficult […]