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Health care fail: dodged a bullet

The American Health Care Act’s failure was a victory for the American people. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) found that the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the GOP’s answer to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) also known as Obamacare, would have lead to 24 million Americans losing coverage. Other analyses revealed more flaws in its policy as well as GOP […]

by Ali Naseer· · 0 comments · Opinion
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Merrill Auditorium, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, in Portland, Main (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Health care reform: Trump’s ticking time bomb

After President Trump’s joint-address to Congress—at which he gave a rough outline of a replacement for Obamacare—Trump told reporters, “Nobody knew health care could be so complicated.” FiveThirtyEight’s Ben Casselman dryly noted that Trump’s remark drew “incredulous reactions from the approximately 100 percent of people who knew that health care could be so complicated.” Due to the scope of health […]

by James Burnett· · 0 comments · Opinion
Planned Parenthood needs bipartisanship

Planned Parenthood needs bipartisanship

“Would you like to support a woman’s right to choose?” This was the question posed to me by an activist while walking home one sunny afternoon several years ago. Being a happy-go-lucky pro-choice liberal, I graciously donated several dollars to the cause. The activist was from  Planned Parenthood, an organization that has achieved the ultimate status of polarization. Those who […]

by Jonathan Stempel· · 0 comments · Opinion