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Those Obamacare Attack Ads Backfired, Actually Helped Boost Enrollment

Wendell Potter | Posted 09.13.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

While those attack ads likely cost some Democratic members of Congress their jobs in 2012, a new report indicates that, crazy as it sounds, those ads may have contributed to the success of the health care legislation this year.

Public Option Plan Will Cover Few Americans, New Statistic Reveals

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — What's all the fuss about? After all the noise over Democrats' push for a government insurance plan to compete with private carrier...

Comedy Central Saves America with Intelligent Satire

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael B. Laskoff

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert pass themselves off as comedians, but they are really the most influential satirists of the day: they inform and illuminate through ridicule.