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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

Is our employer-based healthcare system hurting our economy and culture by keeping too many creatives and entrepreneurs tied to their jobs?

October 2, 2013

Standing up for your right to be denied health coverage. 

October 1, 2013

Spread the word about the new fight for expanded abortion access and the need to repeal the Hyde Amendment. 

September 30, 2013

The Texas senator wants to change Senate rules so his anti-Obamacare strategy can “win” even when it loses.

September 23, 2013

In a remarkable interview, Pope Francis calls for a “new balance” on issues such as abortion and LGBT rights. Has he opened the door for a renewed focus on economic justice?

September 20, 2013

A Koch brothers-funded commercial aims to scare young women away from Obamacare.

September 19, 2013

Union presidents challenged the Obama administration to fix Affordable Care Act issues which they warned could devastate their health plans.

September 12, 2013

Since 2000, nineteen hospitals have closed across New York City and protesters are now fighting to stop the twentieth closure.

August 19, 2013

Nation editor-in-chief Katrina vanden Heuvel spoke on MSNBC’s NOW with Alex Wagner about the Republican Party’s “suicidal course” and argued that the GOP is asking Americans—specifically young ones—to act against their own self-interest by continuing to fight against Obamacare.

August 7, 2013

Republican efforts to undermine the Affordable Care Act go well beyond political opposition, from spreading lies to threatening a government shutdown. 

July 25, 2013