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The lesson Democrats should take from the backlash to Paul Ryan's Medicare plan? Voters do want government running their healthcare system.
Too bad for GOP strategists dreamed of surfing an austerity agenda to victory in 2012: voters despise Ryan’s plan to privatize Medicare.
Senate Majority leader Harry Reid has a plan to make sure Republicans give up on the Paul Ryan budget.
Paul Ryan says his plan to overhaul Medicare empowers Americans and guarantees coverage options. What it really does is gives the private insurance industry a green light to prey on seniors.
How much taxpayer money could government agencies save if they cracked down on scams like healthcare fraud? The answer, suggests a Harvard professor: hundreds of billions of dollars every year.
An American nonprofit is offering HIV-positive Kenyan women $40 to use IUDs as long-term birth control—and women are taking them up on it. Is this the right way to prevent the transmission of HIV to children?
The threatened government shutdown was averted, but Democrats agreed to $38 billion in budget cuts. Here's what we'll see in the next negotiations.
If Democrats engage with Republicans on their absurd proposition to cut Medicare, then we will have a real problem.
Could the Green Mountain state be the first in the country to offer accessible healthcare to all its citizens?
Under the guise of deficit reduction, Republicans intend to not only nix family planning services but also steer women away from the workforce with compulsory motherhood.