A federal court in Virginia ruled Monday that an aspect of Obama's healthcare reform law is unconstitutional. In this previously posted episode of The Breakdown, Christopher Hayes asks Columbia law professor Gillian Metzger whether this argument holds up.
The Washington Post's Ezra Klein joins Chris Hayes to discuss whether a new bipartisan proposal in the Senate could pave the way for states to adopt single-payer healthcare systems.
Conservative groups backed by wealthy donors are attacking the legislation at the state level.
In Germany, a strong social safety net keeps people from plunging into the abyss. Why are we so averse to having that security in the United States?
Let's give the president credit for pushing through the most far-reaching and economically redistributive social legislation since the New Deal.
The progressive campaign to win health reform was several years in the making and based on a well-developed and resourced plan, from which other progressive campaigns can learn.
USAction's Jeff Blum argues that progressives need to embrace Obama's healthcare reform as a major victory for the social justice movement: "We actually established a new right in America... Healthcare is now a right. That's huge."
What you need to know to make the most of the new healthcare law.
John Nichols explains why he is excited about the possibilities for progressive reform to the healthcare bill.
Legal experts say constitutional challenges to the healthcare reform legislation don't have a leg to stand on. But as politics, these suits could be a roaring success.