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Can Opinionated Christians Foster Good From Disagreements Over Health Care?

Sarah Cunningham | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Sarah Cunningham

If Jesus wandered today's world, how might he have advised us to respond to the Affordable Care Act?

Sam Stein

Obamacare Ad Wars Not All That Warlike Right Now | Sam Stein | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

Though the political world may be in the midst of another high-stakes standoff over the fate of health care reform, advocates and opponents of the pre...

Republicans Look To Force Obama To Walk The Obamacare Walk

Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While some Republicans are using the ongoing budget debate to push symbolic campaigns to defund or repeal Obamacare, two Republican sena...

Want to Help Fix Health Care? Start by Watching a Movie Tonight

Wendell Potter | Posted 05.10.2013 | Politics
Wendell Potter

You'd think that the country that spends the most on health care -- that would be us -- would have the world's best health outcomes. Far from it. Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare describes how health care in America has turned into a business.

States Saying No to Health Care Marketplaces Is Good News

Richard Kirsch | Posted 04.28.2013 | Politics
Richard Kirsch

The headlines make it seem like bad news. But it's not. It is good news that half the states are refusing to have anything to do with the new health insurance marketplaces being set up under the Affordable Care Act.

The Big Debt Driver: Rising Health Care Costs, Not Medicare

Diane Archer | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics
Diane Archer

As both our national debt and health care costs continue to swell, America's CEOs and other "influentials" insist that Congress cut Medicare spending. In truth, we do not have a "Medicare problem" in this country; we have a big problem with rising health care costs.

Jeffrey Young

Off Life Support: Obama's Health Care Law Survives Final GOP Assault. What Now? | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.07.2012 | Business

President Barack Obama’s reelection removes questions about the survival of the health care reform law bearing his name, meaning that over the next ...

Obama Awaits Supreme Court Health Care Verdict Like Everyone Else

Reuters | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 27 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will learn how the Supreme Court rules on his flagship healthcare law from watching the ...

Health Care Endgame: Activate the Public Option

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 08.19.2012 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

President Obama's vision of universal health care will not die -- that much is assured. If it is wounded by judicial activism, it still has a chance to rise again, stronger and more pertinent, with a public option included.

A Movement for National Minority Health Month

Kathy Ko Chin | Posted 06.27.2012 | Impact
Kathy Ko Chin

Communities of color need a multi-disciplinary approach to achieving health equity and eliminating barriers to care, which is why we support the Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2012.

Sam Stein

Romney Campaign Uses 'Mediscare' Tactics | Sam Stein | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's campaign and a like-minded conservative group launched seemingly uncoordinated but highly tellin...

As Court Showdown Nears, Our Healthcare System Still a Mess

Rose Ann DeMoro | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics
Rose Ann DeMoro

The wholesale domination of our health by the same Wall Street types who tanked our economy is exactly what has caused the falling health barometers on access, cost, and quality.

Clearing Up Health Care Choices

Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz | Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics
Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz

Anyone who's shopped for health insurance knows what a headache the process can be. The disorienting maze of features, benefits, and coverage options can leave consumers under-protected even when they've overpaid.

Medicare Represents a Right to Health Care for Seniors

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 08.02.2011 | Politics
Miles J. Zaremski

I have refrained from filing a web log ("blog") in recent weeks on my favorite topic, health care being a right for all Americans, that I first wrote ...

Talking Health Care: LIVE From The White House (VIDEO)

AOL Health | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Since the health care law passed, questions have swirled about it. Most importantly, Americans are concerned about how it will affect them. Will they ...

How They Passed Health Care: The Power Of Obama And What Olympia Snowe Really Wanted

The New Republic | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama, the law professor, was acting like a prosecutor. He'd invited Grassley to the Oval Office, to talk about the senator's concerns. But he ...

Sam Stein

Rep. Miller: Obama Won't Get Single GOP Vote Despite Bipartisan Outreach | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A leading House Democrat predicted on Tuesday that not a single Republican lawmaker will end up supporting health care legislation despite President O...

Maybe You Can

David Bromwich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Bromwich

After Guantanamo, after state secrets, after cap and trade, health care, the settlement freeze, and Afghanistan, it will be hard to answer the skeptic who says Obama lacks the conviction of his convictions.

It's Time to Really Engage Americans in Health Reform

Daniel Yankelovich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Yankelovich

Research shows that Americans, when they have a chance to work through the choices in health care reform, are far more willing to make tradeoffs than town hall meetings would suggest.

The Public Option Sucks

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Wolff

After 20 years of turning control of most aspects of our lives to the marketplace, only to see an epic meltdown, we ought now to be looking at government regulation as a reasonable alternative.

Sam Stein

White House Warns Rush: Nazi Talk Puts You On "Thin Ice" | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House struck back hard on Friday against conservative pundits and town hall protesters who have compared the President to Hitler and his pol...

Obama To Unveil Eight-Point Argument For Health-Care Reform

Washington Post | Michael D. Shear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama on Wednesday will unveil a new message highlighting eight ways that health care consumers would be treated better by insurance compani...

Sam Stein

White House Pushes Back: We're Doing Better Than Clinton On Health Care | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs dismissed concerns on Monday that the Obama administration has allowed Congress to take the the lead in craft...

Sam Stein

Obama Boost: New Poll Shows 76% Support For Choice Of Public Plan | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New poll numbers from NBC/Wall Street Journal produce two major and potentially conflicting story lines when it comes to the Obama administration's ef...

In First Interview, New MoveOn Director Backs The President, For a Change

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

Justin Ruben must now take a network that has long battled bad ideas and adapt it to supporting and broadening the administration's agenda.