Stephanie Stapleton

Today’s Headlines — June 29, 2012

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It’s been a tumultuous 24 hours at Kaiser Health News, here are some of the major headlines from yesterday’s big day: The New York Times: Supreme Court Lets Health Law Largely Stand, In Victory For Obama The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld President Obama’s health care overhaul law, saying its requirement that most Americans obtain […]

Today’s Headlines — June 28, 2012

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Today’s the big day. Stay with us throughout the morning for reaction and a host of coverage on the Supreme Court’s Decision on the health law. In the meantime, here are some headlines to read as you wait: The New York Times: Awaiting Ruling On Fairly Simple Questions About A Complex Health Law The Supreme […]

Today’s Headlines — June 27, 2012

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Good morning! Tomorrow’s the big day, here are your headlines. Reuters/Chicago Tribune: The Immigration Ruling: A Hint On Healthcare? The Supreme Court’s decision in the Arizona immigration case on Monday showed a conciliatory streak within a divided court that could emerge again when the justices issue their climactic healthcare decision on Thursday (Biskupic, 6/26). The […]

Today’s Headlines – June 26, 2012

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Good morning! Thursday is the day for the big decision, but it’s only Tuesday, so here are some headlines to digest: Politico: John Roberts’ Big Moment Justices are expected to rule Thursday — during their final public sitting of the term — on the fate of President Barack Obama’s signature health law. While much of […]

Today’s Headlines – June 25, 2012

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Good morning! As we wait for the Supreme Court ruling on the health law, here are your morning headlines: The New York Times: Washington Memo: Polarized Over Health Care, United On Drama Of Ruling The impending heath care ruling by the Supreme Court has become this city’s O. J. Simpson verdict crossed with a papal […]

Today’s Headlines – June 22, 2012

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Good morning! Happy Friday, here are your headlines: Los Angeles Times: Obama Campaign Girds For Supreme Court Healthcare Ruling The game plan likely mirrors the reelection team’s strategy when the high court heard oral arguments on constitutional questions related to the Affordable Care Act in March — highlighting some of the law’s most popular elements […]

Today’s Headlines – June 21, 2012

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Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports that reflect a number of the issues in play as the waiting game continues regarding the Supreme Court’s health law decision. Politico: Health Lobby To Parse Words After Decision When the Supreme Court hands down its ruling on the health care law, it’s game […]

Today’s Headlines – June 20, 2012

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Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including a new Associated Press poll that finds Americans want the president and Congress to work on another health overhaul package if the Supreme Court overturns the health law. The Associated Press/Washington Post: Poll: Political Leaders Should Work On New Bill If Supreme Court Throws Out […]

Today’s Headlines – June 19, 2012

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Good morning! Here are your Tuesday morning headlines: The Associated Press/Washington Post: AP Sources: Obama Administration Would Move Ahead On Parts Of Health Law Left Intact By Ruling Covering all the bases ahead of a momentous Supreme Court ruling, the Obama administration plans to move ahead with major parts of the president’s health care law […]

Today’s Headlines – June 18, 2012

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Good Monday morning! Here are your headlines: The Associated Press/Washington Post: Republicans Have No Plans To Seek Quick Replacement Of Health Care Law After Court Ruling Congressional Republicans intend to seek quick repeal of any parts of the health care law that survive a widely anticipated Supreme Court ruling, but don’t plan to push replacement […]

Today’s Headlines – June 14, 2012

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The Wall Street Journal: Republicans See Advantages In Go-Slow Approach On Bills Democrats accuse GOP leaders of deliberately dragging their feet on legislation that might help the economy, as it might also boost President Barack Obama’s re-election prospects. Republican leaders deny that. They blame Democrats for blocking GOP efforts to extend tax cuts and avert […]

Today’s Headlines – June 13, 2012

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The Wall Street Journal: Health-Care Law Or Not, Insurance Is Set To Change As the Supreme Court prepares to rule on the federal health overhaul, health insurers are in the spotlight. The law has been reshaping the health insurers’ business—requiring, for instance, that they spend a set share of premium dollars on health care, or […]

Today’s Headlines – June 12, 2012

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Good morning! Here are your morning headlines: The Wall Street Journal: Insurers Stand Firm On Benefits Three of the biggest U.S. health insurers said they plan to keep offering some benefits now required under the federal health overhaul legislation, even if the Supreme Court strikes down the entire law. Humana Inc., Aetna Inc. and UnitedHealth […]

Today’s Headlines – June 11, 2012

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Good morning! Here are your headlines: NPR: Health Care Decision Hinges On A Crucial Clause All of Washington is breathlessly awaiting the Supreme Court’s imminent decision on the Obama health care overhaul. Rumors circulate almost daily that the decision is ready for release. As usual, those rumors are perpetrated by people who know nothing, but […]

Today’s Headlines – June 8, 2012

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Good morning and happy Friday! Here are some headlines to get your weekend rolling: The New York Times’ The Caucus: New Poll: The Supreme Court And The Health Care Law More than two-thirds of Americans hope the Supreme Court will overturn some or all of the 2010 health care law, according to a new poll […]

Today’s Headlines – June 7

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Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including a report that some lawmakers on Capitol Hill are meeting to attempt to find ways to deal with an upcoming deadline — Jan. 1 — which is also known as the “fiscal cliff.” Politico: Secret Talks Under Way About ‘Fiscal Cliff’ The uptick in back-channel […]

Today’s Headlines – June 6

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Happy Wednesday! Here are your headlines: The Washington Post: Gov. Walker Survives Recall In Wisconsin Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker won a vote to keep his job on Tuesday, surviving a recall effort that turned the Republican into a conservative icon and his state into the first battleground in a bitter, expensive election year (Fahrenthold and […]

Today’s Headlines – June 5, 2012

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Los Angeles Times: Congress Shifting Attention To Women’s Issues, Healthcare Congress returns its attention this week to women’s issues, with the Senate voting on legislation to ensure paycheck equity as GOP front-runner Mitt Romney tapped a Republican congresswoman to be his campaign liaison in the House. … The House this week is expected to take […]

Today’s Headlines – June 4, 2012

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Good Monday morning! Here are your headlines: Reuters/Chicago Tribune: Looming Court Ruling Worries Some With Health Woes PCIP is a temporary government program set up to run until 2014, when the Obama healthcare law is due to take full effect and prevent insurance companies from the common practice of denying people coverage due to pre-existing […]

Today’s Headlines – June 1, 2012

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June! Hope you had a great May, and it’s Friday! Here are your headlines: Los Angeles Times: Republicans Make New Offer In Student Loan Stalemate Under the proposal, Republicans suggested raising the amount federal employees contribute toward their retirements, a proposal Obama had included in his budget for the coming fiscal year, but is unlikely […]