Ben Carson to huddle with lawmakers as he develops Obamacare replacement

Alex Pappas The Daily Caller 3/28/2014

As he develops his own conservative alternative to Obamacare, Dr. Ben Carson is making the trek to Capitol Hill next week to talk health care with Republicans.

The former director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital is scheduled to meet with the lawmakers of the Congressional Health Caucus […]

Incandescent ‘ban’ repeal passes in House — by voice vote

Ed Morrissey 7/5/2011

A standalone effort to reverse federal standards that had the effect of banning cheap incandescent bulbs failed earlier this week, angering conservatives who saw the issue as symbolic of the nanny-state regulatory approach in Congress. However, a similar measure added as an amendment to another bill passed by voice vote earlier […]

The 10 Republicans who voted against the light bulb repeal

Nanny State Wins: Light Bulb Ban Repeal Fails in House

Warner Todd Huston Emerging Corruption 7/13/2011

…this little bill is the best example of the sort of nanny statism that freedom-loving Americans are incensed by. The repeal should have easily been passed but the GOP could not muster the votes to do it and, worse, […]

Administration asks faith groups to do health care law outreach; Rep. Burgess wants Sebelius to explain discrepancies, comments

Sarah Kliff & Jennifer Haberkorn 9/22/2010

PULLING BACK THE CURTAIN: POTUS, SEBELIUS ASK FAITH LEADERS TO OUTREACH – With health reform’s popularity steadily slipping, top administration officials turned to faith-based groups that supported the law to do their part explaining it. On an hour-long conference call Tuesday, they outlined the Patients’ Bill of Rights […]