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Ted Eytan

She said those who turned out to protest her appearance were nothing more than “defenders of the status quo,” bent on causing trouble for others—like ALEC members and DeVos—who are “capable of real change.” more

Jul 25, 2017 10:53 AM Public School Shakedown

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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

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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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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Scott Walker for Governor

Remember the promises of the Brown Bag Bus tour? A peek at the state’s checkbook shows questionable budget balancing. more

Jul 6, 2017 3:23 PM Dispatches

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The Best Democracy Money Can Buy

This cat is already out of the bag. A special investigative report. more

Jul 5, 2017 1:53 PM Dispatches 11 Comments

Nineteen state legislatures have introduced bills in 2017 that in some way curb the right to protest. more

Jul 3, 2017 11:13 AM Dispatches

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

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Randy Bryce for Congress

"I drive around my community and can point to things I've literally built, and I look at what Paul Ryan's done and see jobs leaving." more

Jun 27, 2017 9:05 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

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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

Trump, who held a Rose Garden celebration after the bill’s passage in the House, has called the legislation “mean.” more

Jun 15, 2017 11:04 AM Dispatches 1 Comments

Attorney General insists he knows nothing. more

Jun 14, 2017 4:49 PM Dispatches

The bimonthly magazine has nearly 90,000 paid subscribers, many of whom have come forward to defend it, saying Walker’s move is anti-science and anti-environment. more

May 31, 2017 11:25 AM Dispatches

While the Donald Trump/Russia debacle sucks up media attention let’s not forget about legislation that could, um, kill people. more

May 18, 2017 11:09 AM Multimedia

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Matt Northam

All over the country Americans watched with disgust as the House Republicans rammed through their latest plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act. In its broad outlines, the American Health Care Act is a transfer of wealth from the poor to the rich. more

May 5, 2017 2:46 PM Dispatches

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John Fowler

By complaining that public lands are “locked up,” the Trump Administration doesn’t mean they are inaccessible to the public; it means the lands are closed to commercial developers, mining, and drilling operations. more

May 4, 2017 7:37 PM Dispatches

"A great general, wholly ignorant of war...A most law-defying, law-obeying citizen." more

May 3, 2017 1:59 PM Dispatches

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