Sixty percent of children who have lost their health insurance reside in nine red states where Republicans have either put into place or are advocating for harsh abortion restrictions to protect children.
As the spread of coronavirus takes hold across the United States, many are wondering what actions state governments may be able to take in order to ensure the poor are receiving adequate health coverage during this time. In the past, presidential administrations from both political parties have loosened rules governing the disbursement of Medicaid funds…
One of the most conservative judges in the country ruled against a Trump administration effort to allow the states to throw millions off Medicaid.
Trump’s budget tries to pay for his tax cut for wealthy and corporations by slashing funding to Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security Disability.
Donald Trump and members of his administration have been working for months on a secret plan to cutback the Medicaid program, which provides healthcare and nursing home benefits for the poor and elderly. They have been working on the plan in secret because they want to bypass Congress and give block grants to states for…
While the American people are rightly outraged by the Trump administration’s abuse of migrant children, House Republicans proposed a budget that would gut Medicare and Medicaid.
Republicans want you to believe they give a hoot about the opioid crisis in America, while they continue to vote for budgets that cut crucial funding.
Instead of using taxpayer dollars to enrich himself, perhaps Tom Price – and his boss – should use the funds to improve the lives of the people they are supposed to be serving.
A Center for American Progress analysis found that the GOP health plan will lead to as many as 27,700 more deaths.
“Seventy-five million Americans all have the same health insurance, and the big health bill that the Republicans unveiled in the Senate today takes a meat ax to that health insurer.”
Under the GOP health care plan, millions of low-income children would be at risk of losing their Medicaid coverage.
Republicans in Congress won’t touch Trump’s agenda with a 20-foot pole – and it’s only been four months since he took office.
“There are ways that we can not only allow the president to keep his promise, but to help him keep his promise by fixing (cutting) some of these programs.”
Republicans finally revealed their “replacement” health care “reform” that literally robs healthcare from tens-of-millions of Americans.
It is possible Paul Ryan is not an avid nativist, but he is a Republican and the fact that he wants a racist to advance his conservative agenda exposes him as bad of a human being as Donald Trump.
Ohio’s John Kasich and Sam Brownback of Kansas are just the latest Republicans to use abortion to distract their residents from bad policies
Jindal has refused to expand Medicaid in Louisiana, depriving thousands of healthcare, but says Planned Parenthood disrespects human life
Rick Scott, who refuses to expand Medicaid and thereby denies more than 800,000 a chance for medical insurance, went on Fox News. He proclaimed the Obama Administration was a bully like the Sopranos, and he is going to sue the Federal Government!
Montanans may not be fans of President Obama, but they also are suspicious of organizations funded by out of state billionaires.
Millions of Americans have gained health insurance coverage, since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed into law on March 23, 2010.
A Gallup poll finds the percentage of Americans lacking health care coverage has dropped from 17.3 percent in 2013 to 13.8 percent in 2014.
The Urban Institute’s latest survey shows that Obamacare is working to lower the number of Americans who are uninsured.
Ernst’s treatise on government dependency revealed that not only is she a hard line devotee of tea party orthodoxy, she has a perverse vision of America’s 20th Century as a monumental error; because like the Koch’s she sees government for the people as an abomination that needs to be abolished once and for all.
In ongoing efforts to deny affordable health care to their citizens, Virginia Republicans may have very well broken the law in an attempt to play petty politics.
Rubio, as an anti-poverty crusader, is nearly as hysterical as Reagan, and so was his contention that opposite sex marriage is the solution to poverty.
On New Year’s Eve, Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA), the top Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, published a report showing that the Republican claim that 5 million people have had their health insurance policies canceled due to the ACA is flat out false.
Rachel discussed an AP story that was published earlier in the day showing that the rate of participation in the online insurance marketplaces was much higher in Democratic leaning states.
The Koch Brothers are are launching a nationwide campaign to eliminate public sector workers’ wages, pensions, sick pay, workers’ compensation.
A Fox Nation article hyped a press release from Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) where he states than an ‘independent’ study of his health care plan will save $2.34 trillion.
The Commonwealth Fund found that states rejecting Medicaid money will lose billions over time.
Liberals can take a moment to pat themselves on the back. There are poor people everywhere who are grateful for their help. Here’s my thanks.
Around the country conservative Christians have led the fight to deny healthcare for the poor by opposing Medicaid expansion in the Affordable Care Act.
Republicans exposed themselves as the traitors they are because about 70% of the 86,000 civilians employed at 16 U.S. intelligence agencies have been furloughed.
It is true that Texas is a large state and its prideful and devoted residents, but the areas the state leads the nation in are embarrassing and put it at the bottom of some very pathetic categories.
While conservatives whine about White House tours cancer patients will die because of their sequester cuts.
There is no doubt the Kochs and their corporate arm ALEC are out to end the healthcare system starting with Medicare and Medicaid.
Charles and David Koch are spending money to deny poor Americans healthcare for no readily apparent reason except the Kochs are genuinely evil, immoral men
Some liberals have the mind-boggling view there is no difference between Romney & Obama, and are even planning not to vote for Obama in swing states.
Women should be quaking at the prospect of an executive branch that holds women in such low esteem that they will jeopardize their health and welfare to save money for tax breaks for the wealthy.
This ticket will absolutely depend on low-information voters enamored with right wing media. In point of fact, the vast majority of this country would be harmed by the policies these men represent.
Unsatisfied with their callous performances as governors, some of the GOP’s cruelest politicians have ratcheted up their psychopath game to the level of endangering the lives of their taxpayers.