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A breakdown of what went wrong for the Republicans, how Trumpcare is undead, and what to watch for in the budget fight. more

Aug 8, 2017 12:43 PM Multimedia

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Jennifer Flynn Walker

With Trumpcare now also on the shelf, Cordes is running for office and working on the ground to continue to make universal healthcare a reality. more

Aug 1, 2017 11:03 AM Multimedia

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Photos via Neil Sealy

Organizers from all over the country have been battling to save Medicaid, and Arkansans have had some success.  Take a listen to one of the organizers about how that's happened. more

Jul 27, 2017 9:55 PM Multimedia

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Lauren Klinkhammer

Not everybody is comfortable with getting arrested and that is okay. You don’t have to get arrested to be a voice, to share your story more

Jul 27, 2017 9:42 AM Multimedia

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Mackenzie Harris

"Nuns on the Bus" helped pass the Affordable Care Act in 2010, with a letter that countered the Catholic Bishops' opposition to the bill. more

Jul 25, 2017 11:31 AM Multimedia

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The White House

A big difference from the current law is that this bill would make it much easier for insurers to discriminate against older, sicker Americans. more

Jul 24, 2017 9:25 AM Dispatches

It's really important for faith leaders to say no, this is a moral issue, it's a moral issue whenever you kill people because you deny them Medicare and Medicaid. more

Jul 20, 2017 11:00 AM Multimedia

My guess is that Republicans in Congress won’t get their act together to pass their beloved “repeal & replace” bill and will instead try to kill the Affordable Care Act in thousands of smaller ways. more

Jul 20, 2017 9:18 AM Multimedia

Republican leaders are so obsessed with destroying Medicaid that they will try again and again. So the fight is far from over. I have found hope in the idea that collective protest action can turn the tide against the GOP’s agenda. more

Jul 19, 2017 1:40 PM Op-Eds 1 Comments

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courtesy of Gary Zuckett

Donald Trump won West Virginia, but many of its residents are having buyer's remorse. more

Jul 18, 2017 10:26 AM Multimedia

There isn’t an asterisk on the Constitution that says “Except disabled Americans.” more

Jul 11, 2017 10:26 PM Multimedia

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Gage Skidmore

A House bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was also deemed dead—until Republicans mustered enough votes to pass it. Still, the news for Senate Republicans, led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, is hardly encouraging. more

Jul 10, 2017 1:18 PM Dispatches

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courtesy of Hoosier Action

After the election, Myerson wanted to build something in a place with little progressive infrastructure. He found himself in Bloomington, Indiana. more

Jul 5, 2017 2:22 PM Multimedia

Even though the Affordable Care Act has problems, it is much better than dropping 22 million people from their health insurance and chopping Medicaid by $772 billion or so. more

Jun 29, 2017 9:09 AM Multimedia

For those on Medicaid, the thought of going back to the days of having no health insurance is unimaginable. But that's what TrumpCare has in store for more than 22 million Americans. more

Jun 28, 2017 4:19 PM Op-Eds

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Wokandapix

As much damage as the bill would do in the next decade, it would continue devastating our health care system for generations. more

Jun 27, 2017 8:34 AM Dispatches

Disabled people playing dead on McConnell’s floor sums it up brilliantly—showing exactly what will happen if he gets what he wants, and exactly who is to blame. more

Jun 23, 2017 12:19 PM Dispatches

I have spent much of my life as an uninsured man, and the thought of going back is unimaginable. more

Jun 23, 2017 11:44 AM Dispatches 1 Comments

I saw my mother’s strength in a moment beyond her corporeal life. She knew she had a problem, and she had moved to sort through it. She just didn’t get the chance. more

Jun 21, 2017 4:18 PM Dispatches

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Gage Skidmore

The top 1 percent are raking in more now than in the free-market loving administrations of Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover. Do we really want more of the same? more

Jun 21, 2017 10:32 AM Dispatches

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