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health care debate

2015 Republican presidential debate.

Has FOX News surrendered on Obamacare?

August 7, 2015 – "The fact that FOX barely mentioned [Obamacare] at all tonight was far more significant than any questions they might have brought up about… Read more

What would Jesus do … for the uninsured?

September 15, 2011 – How did we get to this point ... where an audience at a Presidential debate feels comfortable laughing about the fate of a man who… Read more

ACA supporters’ mood rings turning blue

March 24, 2010 – An interesting poll surfaced yesterday, revealing that – in the days since health reform legislation was passed by the U.S. House of… Read more

Toe-may-toe … toe-mah-toe …

March 18, 2010 – Throughout the health care debate, it’s been fascinating to watch opposition responses to each bit of reform-related news. The… Read more

62% of bankruptcies from medical bills?

March 11, 2010 – As politicians go round and round talking about how health reform legislation will increase or decrease the deficit, or how a win on this… Read more

2,074 pages of detail not a bad thing

November 19, 2009 – We think opponents of the legislation should stop carping and look on the bright side: the legislation is extensive and explicit. It's good… Read more

‘Option’ is not a failure — not yet, anyway

October 23, 2009 – For a political proposal that appeared ready to be staked in the heart by its opponents just weeks ago, the public option looked… Read more

Sen. Snow bravely crosses the aisle

October 14, 2009 – There were squeals of joy and howls of rage when Olympia Snowe crossed the aisle (or as Republicans would say “went over to the Dark… Read more

Will the real predator please stand up?

October 8, 2009 – A column by Thomas Frank in the Wall Street Journal made us pause and scratch our heads this week because it prompted one of those… Read more

North Dakota dems cry “bad (blue) dog!”

October 7, 2009 – Okay, we know that it’s the conservative members of the House that are called “Blue Dogs” (not members of the Senate),… Read more

Schwarznegger urges GOP to support reform

October 6, 2009 – Governor Arnold Schwarznegger (R-CA) has made a formal statement supporting health care reform, urging congressional Republicans to… Read more

A debate that really is a life-and-death battle

October 2, 2009 – U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson hit the hornets’s nest squarely this week and then hit it again for good measure. We have a hunch he’s… Read more