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Oryancare. Obamacare for Seniors. Really.

J.D. Kleinke | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics
J.D. Kleinke

Consumers need protections only when they are turned into consumers. And that is what Congressman Paul Ryan's budget seeks to do for -- or do to, depending on your feelings about medical capitalism -- future Medicare beneficiaries.

Ryan Budget Offers Vision Of Morally Bankrupt America

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie | Posted 05.13.2013 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie

America can and should be better than Paul Ryan envisions it. Our nation should be a place where we are our brother's keeper, our sister's keeper. We are not a morally bankrupt nation, and so we must oppose Paul Ryan's proposals.

Jeffrey Young

Paul Ryan's New Budget Would Make More People Uninsured | Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.13.2013 | Business

The proposals House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) unveiled Tuesday would lead to a dramatic increase the number of people who lack heal...

Michael McAuliff

Ryan Budget Again Targets Medicare, Medicaid | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) rolled out his latest budget proposal, offering an ambitious blueprint that promises ...

Hunter Stuart

WATCH: Paul Ryan Looks At The Poor, Sees Undignified 'Takers' | Hunter Stuart | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

In a policy speech on Wednesday, GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan portrayed himself as a friend of the poor, saying that he and Mitt Romney are...

Medicaid Budget Crunch Subsiding? New Report Says Costs Increases Slowed

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.25.2012 | Business

Medicaid spending increased during the 2012 fiscal year at the lowest rate since 2006, as a recovering economy reduced demand for the health care prog...

Arthur Delaney

Paul Ryan: To Help The Poor, Cut Programs For The Poor | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

In his first policy speech since becoming the Republican vice presidential nominee, Paul Ryan said he and Mitt Romney will restore upward mobility and...

Paul Ryan's Vision For Medicaid: Half As Many Poor People Covered

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.23.2012 | Business

Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan's plan to replace the Medicaid entitlement program with a system controlled by states would cut federal...

Jeffrey Young

'My Medicaid Matters': People With Disabilities Protest Romney Medicaid Plan | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.19.2012 | Business

The future of Medicaid hangs in the balance as Election Day approaches, but John Wren feels like no one's listening to the people whose lives depend o...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Past Paul Ryan Videos Reinforce Republican VP Nominee's Commitment To Privatizing Medicare | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Although Paul Ryan has repeatedly stated that his plan is to “save Medicare,” when speaking before a more conservative audience seve...

7 Signs Your Campaign Is Losing

Jason Stanford | Posted 11.17.2012 | Politics
Jason Stanford

As a Democrat deep in the enlarged, sclerotic heart of Texas, I can diagnose the telltale signs of a losing campaign. It's happened to me. A lot.

Medicaid -- an Entitlement Absolutely Needed to Protect Both the Poor and the Middle Class

Ed Koch | Posted 11.12.2012 | New York
Ed Koch

For these reasons alone, President Barack Obama should be reelected and given a majority of Democrats in both houses of Congress.

Medicaid Block Grants: You Can Put Lipstick on a Pig, But...

Bruce Lesley | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics
Bruce Lesley

Texas Governor Ann Richards used to say, "My mama doesn't know the difference between a block grant and a city block, but she knows a bad deal when she sees it." Unfortunately, some governors fail to read the fine print often associated with block grants.

Two Roads Have Diverged on Health Care -- One Will Make All the Difference

Linda Bergthold | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

The Democrats are the only ones who have a specific plan to improve quality in health care, access to affordable coverage, and ultimately a way to control costs. The Republicans? Repeal. No real plan to replace.

Paul Ryan? I Know This Guy!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Mitt picks. Rick reacts....

Paul Ryan's Other Plan: Massive Medicaid Cuts

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — There's another Paul Ryan plan for health care, a fundamental change in caring for the poor and disabled that would affect many mor...

Laura Bassett

What Would Jack Kemp Think Of His Protegé, Paul Ryan? | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

In January 1988, Republican presidential candidate Jack Kemp, the former boss and mentor of Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), employed a dirty campaign tactic:...

1964 Is Back: A Redo of the Johnson-Goldwater Election

Ed Koch | Posted 10.14.2012 | New York
Ed Koch

Thank you Mitt Romney for selecting Paul Ryan as your running mate and thereby unwittingly turning this election into a crusade by all Americans who put country first and are willing to join hands across party lines to fight for fairness.

Obama's Ex-Budget Director: Ryan's Ideas Don't Make Any Sense

Bloomberg View | Peter Orzag | Posted 08.14.2012 | Business

Bloomberg View: As a fellow budget wonk, I like Paul Ryan a lot. But his policy proposals fall far short of his winning personality. Ryan, the...

Katy Hall

Paul Ryan's Plan: The GOP Budget And The 2012 Race | Katy Hall | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan unveiled a budget Tuesday that would slash federal spending by $5 trillion more than the budget President Ba...

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.

What's Wrong with the Obama Administration's Cuts to Medicaid

Richard Kirsch | Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics
Richard Kirsch

It's true that Medicaid costs are increasing, but that's not because Medicaid has done a poor job of controlling health care costs.

Laura Bassett

Proposed Budget Cuts To Medicaid Could Kill Jobs And Short-Change Seniors | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While the debate over entitlements is focusing on cuts to Social Security and Medicare, Senate Democrats worry that the closed-door debt...

The Extinction of Retirement

Michael Pento | Posted 08.17.2011 | Business
Michael Pento

For many Americans, the traditional idea of a comfortable retirement filled with golf carts, cruises and fishing trips is going the way of the dodo bird.