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Uninsured Americans have arguably the highest stake in the outcome of the healthcare debate--so why are they absent from the national conversation over its fate?

Chris Hayes shares his optimism about passing health care reform and his concern over the Senate's lack of leadership.

In the wake of the surprising loss in Massachusetts on Tuesday, the future of healthcare reform has become uncertain. The Nation's DC Editor Christopher Hayes and special guest Ryan Grim of the Huffington Post explore the legislative options for next steps.

Healthcare is in jeopardy, but it's not dead--especially if Democrats drag their feet on swearing in Brown.

Obama's opportunistic search for win-win solutions to our healthcare concerns and our larger economic problems is leading to a lose-lose outcome for the president and the country.

Even if healthcare reform passes in 2010, many of its programs will only go into effect in two or three years. Why? Christopher Hayes says it's all an accounting trick.

Despite the Senate compromises, there's still a lot to like in the healthcare reform bill. But will it survive reconciliation?

Before the healthcare reform bill reaches President Obama's desk, here are the issues that are still worth fighting on to ensure reform helps as many Americans as possible.

Howard Dean was roundly condemned for casting aspersions on what even many of its more ardent supporters admit is an obviously flawed bill.

How do the House and Senate bills compare on affordability and enforceability?

Blogs

Repealing Obamacare would make it impossible for many people with disabilities to join the workforce. 

November 1, 2012

How does Romney argue that his efforts to expand healthcare in Massachusetts show “empathy” while ripping Affordable Care Act?

September 27, 2012

Healthcare reform was not the outside game Obama says it was.

September 20, 2012

In a letter to the Obama administration obtained by the The Nation, Ryan asked that a clinic in his district receive a grant made possible by the Affordable Care Act.

September 5, 2012

A new Romney campaign ad would have you believe healthcare reform was bad for the disabled. Actually, it is Romney’s policies that would put them at risk.

August 23, 2012

A successful five-week strike still leaves the Houston janitors below $10 an hour, while Pennsylvania eliminates healthcare for scores of children.

August 21, 2012

Every week, Nation interns try to look beyond the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they feel should receive more attention.

August 16, 2012

Every week, Nation interns try to look beyond the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they feel should receive more attention.

August 2, 2012

This vulnerable group could be left high and dry just when they should be trying to save for retirement.

July 23, 2012

Citing deficit woes, at least six Republican governors say they won’t expand Medicaid. But closing tax breaks and loopholes for the wealthy would more than pay for the expansion.

July 20, 2012