Daily Rounds – September 24

  • The Senate Finance Committee continues its work:
    –  Wall Street Journal
    –  Washington Post
  • Sorry, Mr. President!  Once again, nonpartisan staff tell the Finance Committee that the Individual Mandate and its penalties is a tax:  link
  • Which Senator disagrees the most with President Obama over the changes to Medicare?  Florida Democrat Bill Nelson:  link
  • Senate Republicans announce they will block any Health and Humans Services appointee until the Department lifts the gag order preventing insurers from telling seniors what will happen to their Medicare Advantage plans:  link
  • The Wall Street Journal discusses the inconsistency in treating those who offer Medicare Advantage plans – Humana and AARP:  link
  • Over in the House, Speaker Pelosi’s troubles continue:  link