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With healthcare reform, the White House has transformed an intimate issue into a technical argument about long-term actuarial projections.

The future of progressive politics and the nature of the American social contract, not to mention the lives and health of millions of our fellow citizens, are up for grabs.

Advocacy groups have helped to keep the public option on the negotiating table, but it may not remain in the final bill.

Sen. Bernie Sanders says Congress should stop protecting the private healthcare industry and provide quality healthcare for all Americans.

The Republicans may now be "the party of no," but it remains to be seen who exactly the Democrats are.

Healthcare as we know it is a serious burden on the national economy. Is Congress willing to make the necessary changes to overhaul the system?

Getting a Medicare-style public plan as part of healthcare reform is a winnable fight.

The Nation's Chris Hayes and National Review's Reihan Salam to debate whether Americans have a 'right' to healthcare.

Taxing benefits may raise money for Obama's healthcare reform, but it would betray union members who gave up wage increases in order to get decent coverage.

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