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Medicaid news and analysis from The Nation
February 5, 2020
Trump’s Vulnerability Is That He’s Divorced From Reality
In the State of the Union, the president made clear that his reelection strategy is to foment fear and division through lies and merciless propaganda.
Robert L. Borosage
February 4, 2020
We’re on the Verge of a Global Pandemic—but Trump Is Cutting Public Health Services
His administration is fighting to kill Obamacare, blocking immigrant access to government aid, and allowing states to cut Medicaid funding.
February 4, 2020
Trump’s War on the Poor Includes Our Children
One in five American children live in poverty, even as pundits tout employment highs.
January 14, 2020
Letters From the January 27, 2020, Issue
Old struggle, new politics… For shame… The truth about these truths… The collective is political…
December 16, 2019
How Medicaid Expansion Is Transforming Politics As We Know It
Even in deep-red states, voters vigorously defend the program—and they know which party is attacking it.
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December 13, 2019
The Family That Grifts Together
While the Trumps are being fined for skimming off their own foundation, the administration’s getting closer to deporting low-income immigrants.
December 12, 2019
Bashing the Poor and Protecting the Rich: What SNAP ‘Reform’ Means
Nearly a million children could risk going hungry.
December 10, 2019
Why Every Vote Matters—Now More Than Ever
After narrowly winning Kentucky’s gubernatorial race, Democrat Andy Beshear will restore the vote to 100,000 ex-felons and end cruel workfare requirements for Medicaid recipients.
December 3, 2019
The Grassroots Abortion-Access Movement: An Interactive Map
There’s a nationwide movement of abortion clinics, abortion funds, doula networks, and organizing efforts fighting to close the gap between the right to an abortion, and access to one.
November 6, 2019
The Democratic Wins in Virginia Are What Happens When You Have a Smart Ground Game—and Fair Elections
Democrats flipped both chambers of the state legislature thanks to years of hard work, diverse and inspiring candidates—and district maps that didn’t discriminate against black voters.