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For millions of disabled Americans, Medicaid is like our obnoxious but lovable uncle. It has its problems, like any government run program, but it gives millions of disabled Americans a fighting chance. more

Oct 27, 2017 10:10 AM Dispatches

Congressional Republicans have quietly let funding for health coverage for 9 million children slip away. more

Oct 13, 2017 2:59 PM Multimedia

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Gage Skidmore

The Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill was just one more reminder that Republicans are fair-weather friends to disabled Americans. more

Sep 29, 2017 4:10 PM Dispatches

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National Nurses United

"We don’t have to wait for a disaster, because healthcare is a disaster." more

Sep 26, 2017 3:58 PM Multimedia

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Louisiana National Guard

The nursing home industry, with Trump’s support, are threatening a critical piece of private enforcement that protects vulnerable people who live in institutions, and improves the quality of care they receive. more

Sep 25, 2017 10:26 AM Op-Eds

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Without time for analysis and reporting, what do we know about the Graham-Cassidy bill? more

Sep 22, 2017 5:07 PM Dispatches

The senator may have trouble convincing skeptics about his new Medicare for All plan, because his language falls right into well-established trenches in common U.S. ideological battles. Here's another idea. more

Sep 18, 2017 4:09 PM Op-Eds

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Michael Vadon

No matter its shaky political future, the bill outlines a fundamentally re-envisioned plan and a new bulwark on health care for those who have long fought for universal healthcare from the margins. But it's not perfect. more

Sep 18, 2017 7:50 AM Dispatches 2 Comments

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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