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Liz Fowler

WATCH: Washington's Revolving Door Is Hazardous to Our Health

Bill Moyers | Posted 02.16.2013 | Politics
Bill Moyers

We've seen how Washington insiders write the rules of politics and the economy to protect powerful special interests but now, as we enter the holiday season, and a month or so after the election, we're getting a refresher course in just how that inside game is played, gifts and all.

Sam Stein

Obamacare Architect Heads To Pharmaceutical Industry | Sam Stein | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House defended its ethics record on Wednesday after reports surfaced that one of its top health care policy officials was leav...

Progressives and Conservatives Agree: Single Payer Healthcare Is Inevitable

Rob Stone M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rob Stone M.D.

The reality is that single payer, Medicare for All, is not inevitable, nor is there any guarantee the ACA won't bankrupt us while enriching the corporations that lobbied for it.

Sam Stein

Obama Adm. Defends Hiring Of Ex-Health Insurance Exec To Oversee Reform | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration is defending its hiring of a high-ranking Capitol Hill aide and former private health insurance vice president to oversee the...

Obama Hires Former WellPoint Exec to Implement Health Care Law

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

This is a telling indictment of the health care law itself, strongly suggesting it was constructed by the Obama administration as a massive taxpayer-financed giveaway to private insurers like WellPoint.

Wellpoint Lobbyists Axed Key Protections for Breast Cancer Patients From Health Care Bill

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

It's shameful that Wellpoint lobbyists were successful in keeping key protections for those with serious illnesses out of the Senate bill. But it's even more shameful that Harry Reid has no intention of fixing it.

In Washington, the Revolving Door Is Hazardous to Your Health

Bill Moyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Moyers

You can't tell the players without a scorecard in the old Washington shell game. Lobbyist out, lobbyist in. They've been plowing this ground for years, and the soil has never been so fertile.