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.
Trump Just Lost A Big Case On Taking Away Medicaid Coverage
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 Slashes Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security Disability
Trump's budget tries to pay for his tax cut for wealthy and corporations by slashing funding to Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security Disability.
Trump Has a Secret Plan to Cut Healthcare For the Poor and Elderly
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.
As America Is Distracted By Trump Child Abuse, GOP Moves To Gut Medicare And Medicaid
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.
GOP Congressman Melts Down After Being Called Out For Cutting Anti-Addiction Funding
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.
Tom Price Used $300K In Taxpayer Funds For Private Travel While Trying To Take Your Health Care
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.
Trump’s Approval Rating On Health Care Tumbles Into The 20s As Trumpcare Dies In The Senate
The American people rate Trump's performance on health care worse than any other issue facing the country.
GOP Rep Says He’s Fine With More People Dying Under Trumpcare As Long As It Saves Money
A Center for American Progress analysis found that the GOP health plan will lead to as many as 27,700 more deaths.
Rachel Maddow Shows How The New GOP Health Plan Will Devastate 75 Million Americans
"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."
Republican Health Care Plan Would Slash Coverage For 30 Million Low-Income Children
Under the GOP health care plan, millions of low-income children would be at risk of losing their Medicaid coverage.
Key Senate Republican Obliterates Trump’s Disastrous Budget Proposal As ‘Dead On Arrival’
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.
Opinion: Social Security Cuts Are On Trump’s Table Despite Campaign Pledge
"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."
Long Awaited “Obamacare” Replacement Epitomizes Republican Savagery
Republicans finally revealed their "replacement" health care "reform” that literally robs healthcare from tens-of-millions of Americans.
Paul Ryan Wants A Racist President If He’ll Ravage the Poor and Elderly
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.
Republican Failures Are Distracting Voters Again With A Secret Weapon
Ohio’s John Kasich and Sam Brownback of Kansas are just the latest Republicans to use abortion to distract their residents from bad policies
Planned Parenthood Strikes Back At Religious Bully Bobby Jindal
Jindal has refused to expand Medicaid in Louisiana, depriving thousands of healthcare, but says Planned Parenthood disrespects human life
Editorial Cartoon: The Sopranos
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!
Koch Brothers Astroturf Director Fails Again With “Millions Of Montanans” Tweet
Montanans may not be fans of President Obama, but they also are suspicious of organizations funded by out of state billionaires.
Obama’s Biggest Victory: 16.4 Million Uninsured Americans Have Gained Health Coverage Via ACA
Millions of Americans have gained health insurance coverage, since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed into law on March 23, 2010.
Obamacare Is A Smashing Success As Uninsured Rates Continue To Plummet
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.
Obamacare Is Working: Millions More Are Insured Than A Year Ago
The Urban Institute's latest survey shows that Obamacare is working to lower the number of Americans who are uninsured.
Joni Ernst Promises Americans a Very Painful Lesson If Elected
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.
Real Death Panels: Virginia Republicans and Their Monomaniacal Quest to Deny Medicaid
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.
Marco Rubio Embarrasses Himself By Claiming Marriage Is the Solution To Poverty
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.
Rep. Waxman Catches Republicans in Another ACA Lie and Delivers Truth Bomb With Report
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 Maddow Highlights AP Story Showing Red States Sabotaging the Uninsured
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.
Koch Brothers Illegally Funnel Millions Into Campaign to Eliminate Pensions and Sick Pay
The Koch Brothers are are launching a nationwide campaign to eliminate public sector workers' wages, pensions, sick pay, workers' compensation.
Fox Hypes ‘New’ Republican Alternative to Obamacare That is Over Four Years Old
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.
Study Finds That Red States Rejecting Medicaid Expansion Will Lose Billions Over Time
The Commonwealth Fund found that states rejecting Medicaid money will lose billions over time.
On This Thanksgiving, A Long-Term Poverty Survivor Gives Thanks
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.
Ohio Christian Conservatives Are Fighting to Deny Poor People Healthcare
Around the country conservative Christians have led the fight to deny healthcare for the poor by opposing Medicaid expansion in the Affordable Care Act.
Republican Terrorists Have Exposed Themselves as The Traitors They Are
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.
Republican Led Texas Is a National Role Model For All The Wrong Reasons
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.
Cancer Patients Facing Death Thanks to the Republican Sequester
While conservatives whine about White House tours cancer patients will die because of their sequester cuts.
The Kochs and Their Corporate Arm ALEC Are Out to Destroy the Healthcare System
There is no doubt the Kochs and their corporate arm ALEC are out to end the healthcare system starting with Medicare and Medicaid.
The Koch Brothers Are Spending Millions to Deny Poor Americans Healthcare
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
Liberals Need to Avoid Being Their Own Worst Enemy
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.
Exposing Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan’s Covert Mission to Punish Women
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.
The Dreams of Romney-Ryan Are Dangerous to Nearly Everyone
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.
Women Are Already Mobilizing Against Romney/Ryan
Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are going to have some company on the campaign trail. Women around the country are already mobilizing against the Romney/Ryan ticket.
Republican Governors Declare Independence from Human Compassion
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.