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Under the current healthcare system, many women have become a medical underclass. So why do so many oppose a healthcare overhaul?

Americans who've been bringing guns to public meetings about healthcare reform are really just responding to a media-wide casting call for crazies.

The Nation's Chris Hayes talks about the difficulty of achieving progressives' goals in today's highly charged political climate.

After a brilliant beginning, President Obama appears to be abandoning his principles on healthcare by hedging on a public option. What should disappointed Democrats do?

The Nation's Chris Hayes explains the proposed healthcare reforms as part of a panel discussion at the Netroots Nation conference.

Since many Americans are misinformed about the opportunities a healthcare reform will bring, Sen. Bernie Sanders tries to expose the lies surrounding the bill.

Progressives must challenge the obstructionists in both parties who can't see which way the wind is blowing.

Polls show most Americans still want reform. But polls don't mean much politically if everyone stays quiet. Never mind wonkery--we need a movement.

Did Obama sell out? If House Democrats don't insist on the government's prerogative to bargain for lower prices, reform is impossible.

The Nation's Chris Hayes points out that conservative senators have little reason to vote for a healthcare reform, and Republicans will run against the bill in 2010 no matter what.

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Kaiser's workers and patients have had enough of epic waiting times and surging suicide rates.

January 26, 2015

Except Obama calls it “The Decree.” 

December 9, 2014

Congress will not have the power to overturn the Affordable Care Act, so Republicans are hoping the Supreme Court’s right-wingers will do the dirty work for them.

December 8, 2014

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