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Cruz, Beck Team Up For Border Trip

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.18.2014 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) will visit the Customs and Border Protection facility in McAllen, Texas, on Saturday and participate in an event with conserva...

Some Of The Nastiest Responses To Jose Antonio Vargas Being Detained

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas was detained Tuesday by border patrol agents in McAllen, Texas. Vargas,...

Is Medicare Just Bad at Controlling Cost?

Brian Reid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Reid

A 2009 article offered a tantalizing prospect for policymakers: figure out how to make the country's high-cost McAllens look more like El Pasos and save billions, ensure the solvency of Medicare and reduce the economic drag of health care spending

How To Fix Health Care: Be More Like Grand Junction?

Ann Imse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Ann Imse

During this week's bipartisan summit, Obama and Congress would do well to consider the city of Grand Junction, Colorado, where nearly every resident has health coverage.

Maligned Texas Hospital Gives Top Dollar To Senate Dems

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the largest sources of campaign contributions to Senate Democrats during this year's health care debate is a physician-owned hospital in one of...