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How will healthcare reform affect the economy? This week on The Breakdown, Christopher Hayes talks to Ezra Klein to correct the misperceptions.

Former Obama adviser Marshall Ganz wonder why has it taken so long for Obama to settle on the most direct route to legislative victory on healthcare.

By Representative Bart Stupak's logic, the government is "subsidizing abortion" by building roads, developing medicine and providing childcare.

A tale of seduction and intimidation.

There's still a chance it can be resuscitated.

Obama is billing the summit as a last-ditch attempt to solicit Republican ideas for healthcare reform.

Hayes discusses his support of health care reform in the wake of its nation-wide unpopularity in the polls.

Since 1945, health insurance companies have been allowed to collude to fix prices. Members of Congress will soon vote on whether to reinstate anti-trust provisions for the industry.

Obama's healthcare summit is a delay tactic--it's what happens after, when someone steps up to steer the bill, that counts.

Uninsured Americans have arguably the highest stake in the outcome of the healthcare debate--so why are they absent from the national conversation over its fate?

Blogs

Former Iowa State basketball star and mental-health advocate Royce White gives Dave Zirin what he is calling his “last interview with a sports journalist.”

January 17, 2014

Looks like Bloomberg’s not the only mayor who can set ambitious goals. But can de Blasio deliver on a promise to eliminate road fatalities?

January 16, 2014

It launched months late, loads slowly and is poorly translated.

 

January 14, 2014

The New York Times columnist, and his wife, raise the wrong issues in their columns on Lisa Adams.

January 13, 2014

Eric with the latest reviews and Reed on the gaping holes in the mainstream media's coverage of unemployment benefits. 

January 7, 2014

Thanks to Chief Justice John Roberts, millions of poor Americans won’t get health insurance. 

December 31, 2013

It’s one thing to control a sensitive story about a child’s private struggles. It’s another to package it so slickly that a genuine and inspiring message gets drowned out.

December 27, 2013

An unlikely alliance takes on the Affordable Care Act. 

December 17, 2013

The anti-apartheid hero asked world leaders to “have the courage to ensure that, at last, we build a human world consistent with the provisions of that historic Declaration.”

December 10, 2013

America’s HIV epidemic is concentrated and most deadly in the Southern states, but two policies could have a profound effect on the illness. 

December 6, 2013