States That Decline To Expand Medicaid Give Up Billions In Aid

States That Decline To Expand Medicaid Give Up Billions In Aid

By Tony Pugh, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- If the 23 states that have rejected expanding Medicaid under the 2010 health-care law continue to do so for the next eight ...

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A North Carolina Mayor Treks 273 Miles To Help Rural Hospitals

A North Carolina Mayor Treks 273 Miles To Help Rural Hospitals

By Tony Pugh, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Only four days after the Pungo District Hospital in Belhaven, N.C., closed its doors for good on July 1, Portia Gibbs suffe ...

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Even ‘Moderate’ Republicans Are Bent On Sabotage

Even ‘Moderate’ Republicans Are Bent On Sabotage

Scott Brown is a Veep character who thinks he's on House of Cards. After becoming the first Republican elected in the Tea Party wave of 2010, his greatest accomplishment as a U.S. ...

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For U.S. Mothers, Conservative Policies Can Be Deadly

For U.S. Mothers, Conservative Policies Can Be Deadly

This post is the first in the Roosevelt Institute's National Women's Health Week series, which will address pressing issues affecting the health and economic security of women and ...

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The Entire GOP Agenda Is A Talking Point Designed To Mislead The American People

The Entire GOP Agenda Is A Talking Point Designed To Mislead The American People

The GOP's latest #Benghazi smoking gun revealed earlier this week illuminated two #shocking details. First of all, the White House and the CIA agreed on their talking points in th ...

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Medicaid Projections Get More Affordable, And Obamacare Politics Get Trickier For GOP

Medicaid Projections Get More Affordable, And Obamacare Politics Get Trickier For GOP

The Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion is an even better deal for the states than previously thought, according to the latest estimates from the Congressional Budget Office ...

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LOL Of The Week: The GOP Is Closer To A ‘Death Spiral’ Than Obamacare Ever Was

LOL Of The Week: The GOP Is Closer To A ‘Death Spiral’ Than Obamacare Ever Was

While Republicans have been plotting about what to do with control of the U.S. Senate, they're trying to ignore how the debate over Obamacare has now shifted to whether the law ha ...

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5 Elections Obamacare May Help Democrats Win

5 Elections Obamacare May Help Democrats Win

Want to reduce the number of uninsured people in your state three times faster? Here's a crazy idea: Stop sabotaging Obamacare! A new poll from Gallup finds that states that built ...

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Medicaid Programs Drowning In Backlog

Medicaid Programs Drowning In Backlog

by Charles Ornstein, ProPublica. Last week, federal health officials celebrated two milestones related to the Affordable Care Act. The first, which got considerable attention, was ...

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Federal Judge Upholds Billboard Slamming Jindal On Medicaid Expansion

Federal Judge Upholds Billboard Slamming Jindal On Medicaid Expansion

Disappointing -- and slightly embarrassing -- news arrived on Tuesday for conservative Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal, when a federal judge ruled in favor of MoveOn.Org, the libe ...

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