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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.

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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

Jimmy Kimmel shows they don’t get that O’care=ACA.

October 2, 2013