Mass transit is in crisis across the nation. Over the past two years, 84 percent of transit systems have raised fares, cut service, or are considering either of these measures in the near future.
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If you only watched TV or surfed the net, you would think health reform hangs by a thread over abortion. It does not. The media would like to pump t...
A rough rule of thumb to follow is that the Senate bill will likely dominate the discussions, with a few bones thrown to the House version.
Kucinich submitted an amendment to one health care bill giving states the right to adopt their own single-payer system. Republicans ought to love the chance to walk the walk on states' rights by supporting that one.
It might do the media well to devote more than one segment to the reality that the major health care providers and established patient organizations support the President's health care reform.
When President Obama gave his speech on health care, he spoke as though the phrase personal responsibility did not exist.
Here's a simple, easy to understand chart of how health care would work if health care reform is passed. It's certainly much more specific than the Republican plan.
Hill could not represent a southern Indiana consensus view, because there was none; whatever he chose to do, it would cost him votes.
I thought it was important to find out how Jim Marshall could justify voting against H.R. 3200 without reading it.
If enacted, exchanges and co-ops offering a small public option will only raise hopes for reform that will never come, and are therefore a cop-out for those shaping this year's reform attempt.
It's still a struggle to easily "compare notes" on legislation. Fortunately, we've made it pretty easy to debate specific sections of legislation here at OpenCongress.
The big irony, one that encapsulates our national innocence of death, is the assumption behind the Medicare rumor -- that people can indeed decide how they wish to die. If only that were true.
This afternoon, I spoke with Representative Joe Courtney. We discussed misinformation, hypocrisy, economic recovery, the importance of grass-roots support and the urgent need for reform.
Jimmy Fallon obviously hits the gym. How else would he get those super-huge guns and rock-hard pecs? When he goes, he doesn't screw around with dumbbe...
Obama said in July that 14,000 Americans a day are losing health care insurance coverage. So during the time our elected officials want to vacation, 434,000 more Americans will lose coverage.
A countless number of ordinary folks are driving hundreds of miles to be seen for health issues because they can't afford to pay for treatment back home. It is a sad tale indeed.
The nastier the attacks against health care reform become, the more worried opponents become that finally our country will get sorely needed reforms.
Good God in heaven - it's been a rough week for anyone who loves a person with autism. I'm rather fond of three girls with autism, my daughters Mia, G...
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