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Can Washington summon the will to cut costs, raise revenues and cover the uninsured?

Hospital magnate Rick Scott, the face of GOP resistance to healthcare reform, has won the Florida Republican gubernatorial primary.

Don't listen to the fearmongers: government-run healthcare is cost-efficient, effective and far superior to the free-market mess we're in.

Withdrawing his bid for Surgeon General, CNN's Sanjay Gupta is headed back to TV. But his medical reporting, like his nomination, is worrisome.

A year from now, will America have affordable healthcare? Monica Sanchez, Adam Thompson, and Dr. Walter Tsou on Obama's healthcare reform plan.

In a 2009 Nation editorial the Congressman passionately called for money for healthcare, not warfare. 

The Nation's Chris Hayes discusses Obama's controversial choice of Sanjay Gupta for Surgeon General.

This essay, a finalist in The Nation's Student Writing Contest, argues that health care should be considered an inalienable right on par with any other Constitutional protection.

This essay, a finalist in The Nation's Student Writing Contest, argues that care for the sick is the full responsibility of the government.

The United States stands alone among wealthy nations in failing to
assure its population reasonable healthcare.

Blogs

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

The Nation editor and MSNBC host says we have the facts to show that expanding Obamacare will save lives. Not doing so will cost them.

May 7, 2014

If he's the GOP’s idea man, then the Democrats are in good shape.

April 8, 2014

Eric with the latest reviews and Reed on Obamacare and the right-wing media.

April 1, 2014

The real cost of Republican cruelty cannot be measured in dollars and cents, but in people’s lives.

March 25, 2014

AFP goes all nice with #PeopleNotPolitics. What’s next: #PeopleNotPipelines?

March 21, 2014

Eric with the latest reviews and Reed on the GOP and Obamacare.

March 18, 2014

IHOTFM Man reminds us of the inherent dignity of work. 

March 4, 2014

Like his father before him, the retiring congressman kept proposing single-payer healthcare. It’s still the best idea.

February 24, 2014