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Debt Ceiling Medicare

Washington's War on America

Dr. Maya Rockeymoore | Posted 09.26.2011 | Politics
Dr. Maya Rockeymoore

While most of the media elite has focused on whether our political leaders can achieve a bipartisan deal on the debt, the rest of the world has taken note of how dysfunctional our democratic institutions have become.

Medicaid Cuts: A Misguided Journey Back to the Future

Maggie Kozel, M.D. | Posted 09.14.2011 | Politics
Maggie Kozel, M.D.

We should be refining and bolstering our Medicaid system, not chopping it. We can -- and need to -- provide smarter, more cost-effective, quality-driven health care for everyone.

Don't Forget Medicaid

Sen. Chris Murphy | Posted 09.09.2011 | Politics
Sen. Chris Murphy

While it seems that just about every major industry or interest group has teams of lobbyists in Washington looking out for them, some of our most vulnerable citizens simply don't have a voice in a town where unfortunately, money still talks the loudest.

Sam Stein

DCCC Chair Steve Israel Relays Fears Over Candidate Recruitment If Dems Buckle On Medicare

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair Steve Israel warned lawmakers on Friday that he would have trouble recruiting candidat...

GOP Leader: Debt Ceiling Deal Without Entitlement Cuts May Be Short-Lived

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.19.2011 | Politics

The Senate's top Republican is suggesting a short-term increase in the nation's borrowing limit unless there's deal soon that includes changes to big ...