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McCain would encourage employers to cut coverage. No joke: that's his plan.

During the second presidential debate, McCain and Obama show their stark differences on the issue of healthcare.

If only the federal government could be
mobilized to solve the nation's healthcare crisis as quickly as it did
for Wall Street.

Clinton and Obama haven't come up with real solutions yet, but a mass movement could push them toward the right solution.

Improving the sorry state of US reproductive health policy requires serious shifts within the women's movement and the abortion rights movement.

Dear Congressional Democrats: Here's a funny story about what it's like to have a really sick kid, even if you do have insurance.

America has faced down the Third Reich and the Red Menace, but it has met an enemy it dares not confront: the private health insurance industry.

Bush has turned renewal of a successful child health insurance program from a no-brainer to a battle on the future of healthcare.

With the exception of John Edwards's plan to eradicate poverty, the concerns of the poor seem to have fallen off the progressive agenda for 2008.

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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

Conservative judges ruled to effectively gut the health law in twenty-seven states.

July 22, 2014

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