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Why conservatives have abandoned their principles in the attack on Obama's healthcare act.

Doctor and patient

Congress could impose the same mandate simply by calling it a tax instead.

The Supreme Court is so full of it, but the sad truth is that President Obama and the Democrats brought this potential judicial disaster upon themselves.

If they believe that in exercising control over women's reproductive functions, they will also control women's voices, they are wrong.

The Supreme Court continues its hearings on President Obama's 2010 Affordable Care Act today in Washington D.C.

As the right steps up its attacks, Obama's Affordable Care Act should be championed as a key remedy to the continued economic uncertainty facing American families.

Today's “right to life” rhetoric is a bizarre cross between the theological imperative to be fruitful and multiply and the fetishism of microbiological cellular promise.

Barack Obama

The individual mandate is not a threat to fundamental liberties.

Tammy Baldwin

The congresswoman and Senate candidate talks to The Nation about fair trade, Citizens United and what healthcare reform really means for Wisconsin.

Blogs

Once again, public opinion is more evenly divided on the Affordable Care Act than reported, with many feeling it doesn’t go far enough.

October 25, 2013

Ideological resistance to the Medicaid expansion—the heart of the healthcare law—is. 

October 23, 2013

Even though suicide rates are climbing, the government continues to slash mental health budgets.

October 21, 2013

Mainstream reporting has consistently underestimated the number of people who think the Affordable Care Act doesn’t go far enough. 

October 21, 2013

The Senate’s deal to reopen the government and extend the debt limit reportedly contains a small change to the health law—but it’s not a win for the GOP. 

October 16, 2013

GOP proposals to defund Obamacare are the equivalent of a death sentence for thousands of Americans.

October 11, 2013

Stewart and Lohota both find the individual mandate so confusing, they're willing to forestall some of the ACA’s most potent policy.

October 8, 2013

Advocates and media watchdogs have raised hackles over the CBS program’s questionable take on the Social Security disability system.

October 8, 2013

Opposition to affordable healthcare has always been backed by untold sums of corporate money and marked by a notably consistent streak of red-baiting rhetoric and doom-saying predictions.

October 5, 2013

Progressive members of Congress are pledging to oppose 

October 3, 2013