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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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For all the punditry about how the Supreme Court ruling on healthcare would play, 45 percent of Americans don’t know what happened.

July 4, 2012

More than a million people will be denied medical coverage if Florida and South Carolina opt out, but the battle is far from over. 

July 2, 2012

Why did the chief justice change his mind on healthcare?

June 29, 2012

With the ACA upheld, the door has been opened for evolution toward what eventually will be recognized as nationalized healthcare.

June 29, 2012

Is Roberts “gutting the Commerce Clause”—or merely throwing red meat to the right?

June 28, 2012

"It’s going to be hard for conservatives to say that John Roberts condoned a socialist plan,” Howard Dean tells The Nation.

June 28, 2012

Republicans will push for a full repeal of the law, while many Democrats are promising to add even more to it. 

June 28, 2012

Senator and key union recognize that today's health care ruling is vital, but ultimately they say it's not enough.

June 28, 2012

This may be the rare instance where what is good for the country is good for Mitt Romney.

June 28, 2012

The Court issued the biggest ruling of its term on Thursday.

June 28, 2012