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Filibustering healthcare reform? This is not what democracy looks like.

The prochoice movement stops playing nice in the fight for healthcare reform.

The House's healthcare reform bill is a first draft of history; as with most first drafts, it has its share of flaws.

Prochoicers have been taking one for the team for too long now. Enough already.

Since the president took office, his administration has yielded one surrender after another.

Nation editor Christopher Hayes is "infuriated" by the last-minute add-on that prohibits coverage for abortion in the House health plan.

Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel appears on Morning Joe to weigh in on the House's Saturday evening healthcare vote.

The final House health reform bill has a public option all right, but not the robust version progressives were hoping for.

Another complication in healthcare reform legislation has emerged: so far, it fails to require insurers to cover basic preventive services for women, including contraception.

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How does Romney argue that his efforts to expand healthcare in Massachusetts show “empathy” while ripping Affordable Care Act?

September 27, 2012

Healthcare reform was not the outside game Obama says it was.

September 20, 2012

In a letter to the Obama administration obtained by the The Nation, Ryan asked that a clinic in his district receive a grant made possible by the Affordable Care Act.

September 5, 2012

A new Romney campaign ad would have you believe healthcare reform was bad for the disabled. Actually, it is Romney’s policies that would put them at risk.

August 23, 2012

A successful five-week strike still leaves the Houston janitors below $10 an hour, while Pennsylvania eliminates healthcare for scores of children.

August 21, 2012

Every week, Nation interns try to look beyond the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they feel should receive more attention.

August 16, 2012

Every week, Nation interns try to look beyond the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they feel should receive more attention.

August 2, 2012

This vulnerable group could be left high and dry just when they should be trying to save for retirement.

July 23, 2012

Citing deficit woes, at least six Republican governors say they won’t expand Medicaid. But closing tax breaks and loopholes for the wealthy would more than pay for the expansion.

July 20, 2012

Low-income women were expected to be among the biggest beneficiaries of the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion. Now that’s at risk.

July 17, 2012