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The very same senators who smear the public option are staunch supporters of the Veterans Health Administration--and that really is socialized medicine.

Will conservative and liberal objections to the Senate healthcare bill's provisions regarding women's health doom the legislation?

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.

Blogs

Needle exchange programs save lives. So why are they illegal in 23 states?

April 1, 2015

If only there was some way to know what the authors of the Affordable Care Act really intended.

March 10, 2015

There is a way President Cruz could still badly damage Obamacare all by himself, even if the Supreme Court upholds the law.

March 5, 2015

They’ve joined the growing airport workers' movement for an end to back-breaking work and paltry benefits.

February 27, 2015

The lack of structural integrity in the case before the Supreme Court, along with its bleak implications, has become even more obvious in the past week.

February 5, 2015

Kaiser's workers and patients have had enough of epic waiting times and surging suicide rates.

January 26, 2015

Except Obama calls it “The Decree.” 

December 9, 2014

Congress will not have the power to overturn the Affordable Care Act, so Republicans are hoping the Supreme Court’s right-wingers will do the dirty work for them.

December 8, 2014

For Obama, Gruber has become an Other from another mother.

 

November 19, 2014

The Roberts Court's announcement that it will hear another legal challenge that threatens to disable and perhaps destroy the new healthcare system has the distinct odor of political collusion.

November 19, 2014