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Women Are Not Idiots, Governor Kasich

Martha Burk | Posted 02.22.2016 | Politics
Martha Burk

Sorry, John. Female voters are listening carefully -- very carefully -- and women are not stupid. They know doublespeak when they hear it, and they just got an earful of it from you.

(Un)happy 50th for Medicare and Medicaid?

Martha Burk | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics
Martha Burk

Fifty years ago in 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law, creating two programs that would disproportionately improve the lives of older and low-income Americans, especially women. Fast forward to 2015, and both are very much under siege.

Janell Ross

Fifteen Years Later, Welfare Reform Leaving More In Poverty

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business

Sasha Mandel says she never imagined going on welfare. But her plans for a career and the independence she craved ran headlong into a pair of unforese...

New Republican Assault on Middle Class: Slash Medicaid, Hurt Seniors and Millions in Need

Ethan Rome | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics
Ethan Rome

In these tough times when we need shared sacrifice, smart government and job creation, the Republican plan to cut Medicaid accomplishes none of these things. It only makes matters worse.