Nation Topics - Healthcare Policy
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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.
Progressives rejoiced when Sen. Harry Reid announced that the Senate healthcare bill would include a public option. But the jubilation was short-lived.
The Connecticut senator declared Tuesday that he would support a filibuster of any healthcare reform bill that has a public option--even the version with the "trigger" compromise accepted by Sen. Olympia Snowe.
Sen. Harry Reid will introduce a healthcare reform bill including an "opt-out" public option--grounds for disappointment, says Ari Melber.
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