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Filibustering healthcare reform? This is not what democracy looks like.

The prochoice movement stops playing nice in the fight for healthcare reform.

The House's healthcare reform bill is a first draft of history; as with most first drafts, it has its share of flaws.

Prochoicers have been taking one for the team for too long now. Enough already.

Since the president took office, his administration has yielded one surrender after another.

Nation editor Christopher Hayes is "infuriated" by the last-minute add-on that prohibits coverage for abortion in the House health plan.

Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel appears on Morning Joe to weigh in on the House's Saturday evening healthcare vote.

The final House health reform bill has a public option all right, but not the robust version progressives were hoping for.

Another complication in healthcare reform legislation has emerged: so far, it fails to require insurers to cover basic preventive services for women, including contraception.

Blogs

Gene Farley was a brilliant champion of economic and social justice, peace and, above all, single-payer health care.

November 11, 2013

Only 3 percent of the population are likely to lose their current insurance policies and pay higher premiums because of Obamacare. 

November 1, 2013

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

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

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

The future of the GOP, not the Affordable Care Act, is what's at stake now in Congress. 

October 2, 2013