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John McCain

President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans celebrate House passage of the American Healthcare Act on May 4, 2017.

Yes. Not having health insurance can kill you.

November 3, 2018 – The current ongoing line of false reassurances has to do with health coverage for people with pre-existing conditions. Many Republicans are… Read more

So you’re telling me there’s a chance …

September 18, 2017 – With 13 days to go, I’d say Cassidy-Graham faces an uphill battle. But as we know, American politics sometimes delivers unlikely… Read more

Elephant stampede

ACA repeal fails. At last, an end to the stampede?

July 28, 2017 – Like the crush of an elephant herd, the GOP's attack on the ACA was a blind rage that threatened to wipe out anything in its path. And what… Read more

John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

Would your plan cover John McCain’s treatment?

July 25, 2017 – There are more than 12,000 Americans who will be diagnosed with glioblastoma this year. Unfortunately, many of them do not have the level… Read more

Talking three GOPsenators off the health care ledge.

6 ways you can resist ‘insta-repeal’ of Obamacare

January 11, 2017 – What can you do to protect the ACA's hard-won benefits – 12 million people enrolled in health plans in the ACA marketplace, another 12… Read more

Starr and the future of Obamacare post election.

Obamacare and its future under a new president

November 4, 2016 – Paul Starr wonders whether the nation can ignore a 'drumbeat of cynicism' and deliver health reform gains under a new… Read more

Chelsea Clinton on extending ACA to the undocumented.

Should we extend coverage to the undocumented?

March 24, 2016 – The cleanest approach to our insurance market would be to exclude undocumented immigrants, as we have done. There’s only one problem:… Read more

Who is Douglas Holtz-Eakin and why is he saying terrible things about health reform?

March 14, 2013 – Douglas Holtz-Eakin uses some pretty fuzzy "facts" (and we use that term loosely) in his attempts to badmouth the Affordable Care… Read more

Paul Ryan is a clarifying choice

August 12, 2012 – Mitt Romney's selection of Paul Ryan as his running mate brings into focus Romney's willingness to weaken the government’s core… Read more