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Why Was Your Health Insurance Plan Cancelled and Not Upgraded?

Robbie Gennet | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Robbie Gennet

Regardless of your general disposition toward the president, let's make sure your anger isn't just a little bit misguided.

Help Health Care Advocate Donna Smith Get the Care She Needs -- And Pay the $855 Aetna Is Demanding

Wendell Potter | Posted 07.26.2013 | Politics
Wendell Potter

After being cancer-free for more than five years, Donna Smith is battling both the disease and her insurance company once again.

Things To Consider If You Are Looking for Health Insurance

Wendell Potter | Posted 11.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendell Potter

Earlier this month I wrote that the Center for Public Integrity and I would soon launch "Ask Wendell" to help people who are at wits end trying to res...

Why Stay-At-Home Dads May Get Screwed In A Split

Beverly Willett | Posted 09.25.2011 | Divorce
Beverly Willett

Last year there were approximately five million stay-at-home moms in the United States. (The number decreased slightly from 2008, statistically insig...

Obama's Half Measures Won't Save the States

Marshall Auerback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marshall Auerback

Obama's proposed aid for state unemployment insurance programs may well prevent things from getting worse, but it will not generate significant gains in employment or the condition of state finances.

Thank You, Class of 2008

Chris Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Campbell

When Barack Obama won the presidency and Democrats took firm holds of both Houses for the first time in a decade, my obsessive interest in politics be...

Ryan Grim

Reid Tosses Bloated Bipartisan Jobs Bill For Something Leaner | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Senate's bipartisan jobs package, which had robust support from the White House and the GOP, but was packed with corporate giveaways, lasted less ...

Losing Health Care: Families on the Brink

Joe Sestak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Sestak

Hundreds of Americans from all across the country have contacted my office because they cannot afford the expense of COBRA. No one should have to go without health care.

New Bill Would Extend COBRA Subsidy: Representative Joe Sestak | Margaret Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Nov. 10 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Congress should extend a health-care subsidy that helps the unemployed before it ends for some recipients this month, ...

Harvey Milk Lives -- in Albany

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Luce

Handsome, dedicated, and driven, Micah is the disabled with cerebral palsy, Jewish progressive, openly bisexual, who represents a swath of Manhattan's Upper East Side.