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Hillary Clinton: Brilliant, Passionate and Trustworthy

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 08.05.2015 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

Hillary Clinton understands different times require different solutions. She has lived her life by a set of principles and convictions formed as a young woman who learned from her mother when life presents you with challenges you must work hard to overcome them to thrive.

Quit Playing Politics With the Health of Children

Bruce Lesley | Posted 05.09.2015 | Politics
Bruce Lesley

A CHIP extension bill should not result in children losing health insurance coverage and being left worse off. Congress should, at the very least, "do no harm" and oppose any package that would result in children losing health coverage or being left worse off in their state.

Extending Funding for CHIP in 2015 Is Key to Sustaining Gains for Children

Gene Lewit | Posted 04.27.2015 | Politics
Gene Lewit

Extending CHIP funding until 2019 could go a long way to sustain and expand CHIP-related gains for children as CHIP enrollment grows in conjunction with further implementation of the ACA. Extending CHIP funding, however, is only an interim measure. In the long run, it will require additional actions.

To Protect Our Kids, We Must Extend the Children's Health Insurance Program

Sen. Jay Rockefeller | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics
Sen. Jay Rockefeller

When I arrived in West Virginia as a VISTA worker, there were countless children in the community who'd never seen a doctor or a dentist. Their family just couldn't afford it. To get them the care they needed, I packed my Jeep with kids and drove them to their first dental appointment at a clinic in Charleston.

5 Fun Facts About 'Pro-Life' Jodie Laubenberg

Charles Clymer | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics
Charles Clymer

Despite Laubenberg's loud declarations of support for the "unborn" and support for "women's health, her recent record on life issues and knowledge of reproductive health leaves much to be desired.

Jason Cherkis

Children's Health Insurance Program Next On GOP Presidential Hopefuls' List Of Things To Avoid | Jason Cherkis | Posted 08.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Jon Huntsman announces his candidacy for the presidency next week, it's unlikely that he'll mention what Utah officials say is one ...

Peaceful Revolution: Don't Gamble With Children's Health

Bruce Lesley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bruce Lesley

For the first time in American history, adults do not believe that our nation's children will have the opportunities they had to live a happy, healthy, and prosperous life.

Joseph Cao: "Future Of GOP" Voted To Rebuke Wilson

The Daily Beast | Benjamin Sarlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Joseph Cao was hailed six months ago as the future of the GOP. Yesterday, he voted to rebuke Joe Wilson. Can the most endangered Republican in the Hou...

10,000 Working Parents To Lose Health Insurance In Arizona

Arizona Republic | Casey Newton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nearly 10,000 working parents will lose their health insurance this month in the wake of state budget cuts, leaving some families with nowhere to turn...

Peaceful Revolution: Healthcare Coverage for Kids, Lifesavers for Families

Anita Sarah Jackson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anita Sarah Jackson

The federal government has given our states an opportunity to cover uninsured kids and bring badly-needed federal funds into our states. Our state leaders must take advantage of this chance.

Immigration Reform is a Promise Waiting to be Filled

Marisa Treviño | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marisa Treviño

Some analysts are guessing that Obama, while he won't utter the words "immigration reform" in the same breath, might be more willing to tackle the issue one piece at a time.

The Promise of Public Health

Amy L. Fairchild, Ph.D. and Ronald Bayer, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy L. Fairchild, Ph.D. and Ronald Bayer, Ph.D.

Like the provision of medical care to the ill, an effective health system -- which keeps children and adults from becoming sick in the first place -- depends on both vision and commitment.

What a Difference An Election Makes -- SCHIP Health Care for 11 Million Kids

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

With a stroke of his pen, Barack Obama will soon change America's priorities - spending the equivalent of 40 days in Iraq to provide health care for over 10 million children a year.

Bipartisanship Gone Wrong: A Cautionary Tale for the Next Administration

Elizabeth Rigby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Rigby

My hope that the Obama administration eschews the typical form of crafted bipartisanship characterized by short-term compromises that gloss over ideological differences.

An Open Letter to Senator McCain

Eleanor Smeal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eleanor Smeal

Women, Senator McCain, vote on issues important to us, not on whether or not the candidate wears a skirt. The truth is, your candidacy is the worst for women in recent history.