Consumer Group Alleges Big Insurer WellPoint Is Gaming New Healthcare Reform Law

WellPoint Inc., one of the nation’s top five private health insurers, is looking for loopholes and play corporate games to keep corporate profits high, a consumer group charges. The group, Consumer Watchdog, is calling for the Obama administration to launch an investigation of WellPoint, which is the parent firm of … Continue reading

Specter Opposes EFCA, But Pa. AFL-CIO Picks Him Over Sestak In Senate Primary Battle

The members of Pennsylvania’s AFL-CIO are endorsing longtime incumbent Sen. Arlen Specter over Rep. Joe Sestak in that state’s contested May 18 Democratic primary election, despite the fact that Specter opposes one of the labor union’s biggest legislative priorities. “In our opinion Senator Arlen Specter is the strongest advocate and … Continue reading