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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

From childbirth to maternity leave to childcare, American women far outspend their peers in the developed world.

July 1, 2013

GoFundMe donations are a good Band-Aid for a bad system, but can’t we harness America’s generosity in service of better social programs?

April 26, 2013

A bipartisan vote to repeal a good tax shows how tricky it can be to enact real tax reform. 

March 22, 2013

In his rebuttal to the State of the Union Address, the Tea Party star failed to make his case that healthcare reform was harmful. 

February 13, 2013

Will you have access to no-copay birth control under HHS's new regulations?

February 7, 2013

An even mix between cuts and revenue increases, eliminating wasteful Pentagon spending and tax loopholes for the wealthy, all while investing in job creation. What’s not to like?

February 6, 2013

The administration largely protected universal contraception coverage, but also made it harder for millions of familes to get health insurance. 

February 1, 2013

Heads of Denny’s and Papa John’s restaurants backed down on threats to retaliate against the Affordable Care Act. 

November 26, 2012

Several Republican governors are leaving it to the feds to set up “one-size-fits-all” healthcare exchanges in their states.

November 19, 2012

Repealing Obamacare would make it impossible for many people with disabilities to join the workforce. 

November 1, 2012