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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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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

The US Supreme Court is preparing to hear another case that could render key parts of the ACA illegal.

November 12, 2014

The first Ebola patient to die in America was a victim of a biased healthcare system.

October 21, 2014

Calls for the pill to be available without a prescription are just naked attempts to woo female voters and mask opposition to the Obamacare birth control mandate.

October 2, 2014

Long-acting reversible contraceptives could revolutionize reproductive healthcare—if only politicians would get out of the way.

September 15, 2014

Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Don Berwick is making an issue of single-payer healthcare reform.

September 5, 2014

Conservative judges ruled to effectively gut the health law in twenty-seven states.

July 22, 2014

Senate Democrats fight the ruling that allows corporate executives to make healthcare decisions for female employees.

July 9, 2014

Today’s lesson is quite simple: after conflicts are over, we need to fully fund the healthcare and medical needs of our veterans. Forever.

May 21, 2014