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  1. vision 2020
    Medicare for All Advocates Struggle to Launch a Democratic Platform FightIt’s tough to have a big noisy fight at a virtual convention, particularly if Bernie Sanders won’t back your revolt.
  2. supreme court
    Supreme Court to Delay Arguments on Obamacare Case Until After ElectionIt’s a small break for Republicans who didn’t want more preelection attention on their efforts to deny even more people health insurance.
  3. vision 2020
    Can Trump Make the Supreme Court a Campaign Issue Again?Trump-appointed justices didn’t give conservatives everything they hoped for. That only raises the stakes in November.
  4. supreme court
    Supreme Court Allows Trump Restrictions on Obamacare Contraception CoverageUp to 126,000 women could lose no-cost contraception coverage. The Court also expanded the “ministerial exception” to employee protections.
  5. obamacare
    Trump, Intent on Self-Destruction, Asks Supreme Court to Kill ObamacareWhen you’re struggling in the polls amid a pandemic, renewing your fight to strip health coverage from millions of Americans isn’t a great move.
  6. vision 2020
    As Coronavirus Rages, Republicans Still Don’t Have a Health-Care PlanIn a pandemic, Republican fecklessness on health care is likely to be a bigger advantage for Democrats than it was in the 2018 midterms.
  7. vision 2020
    Biden Inches Toward Sanders on Health Care, Student LoansBut on health care in particular, Biden’s revised plan doesn’t do much for those about to get hammered with private-health-insurance costs.
  8. vision 2020
    Will Biden Actually Fight for a Public Option?The former veep is not actually going to have the opportunity to veto Medicare for All. But how will he enact his own proposal to expand coverage?
  9. obamacare
    Supreme Court Will Hear Obamacare Case Shortly Before the 2020 ElectionWhen the Court takes up this case, voters will get a reminder shortly before Election Day that Republicans want to take away health-care coverage.
  10. the national interest
    Trump Takes Credit For Obamacare, Says Democrats Want to Repeal ItPossibly Trump’s most brazen lie yet.
  11. health care
    Uninsured Rate Goes Up for First Time Since ObamacareThe Trump administration’s campaign to undermine Obamacare seems to be working to an extent.
  12. health care
    If Democrats Flip Senate, They Plan to Fix Obamacare, Not Pass Medicare for AllIf Democrats win the Senate and take on the filibuster, their health-care agenda will involve an Obamacare fix and some strengthening of Medicare.
  13. vision 2020
    Is Beating Trump the Best Democrats Can Hope to Achieve in 2020?Maybe electability is the only candidate quality that matters if Democrats can’t figure out a way to enact their agenda.
  14. vision 2020
    Graham Reminds Us 2020 GOP Victory Means Another Assault on ObamacareMost Republicans prefer not to talk about it, but Lindsey Graham makes it clear the great white whale of Obamacare repeal is still an obsession.
  15. 2020 senate elections
    Susan Collins’s Approval Rating Dives As Reelection Contest ApproachesThe senator is losing popularity and is lashed to a president who is even more unpopular than she is in Maine.
  16. obamacare
    Suit to Destroy Obamacare Slouches Toward Supreme CourtIf oral arguments in the Fifth Circuit are any indication, SCOTUS and the GOP will receive a “gift” they don’t need: the extinction of Obamacare.
  17. health care
    Trump Claims He Saved Obamacare, Despite His Multiple Attempts to Kill ItThe latest in a series of breathtaking presidential lies denies his entire first-term health-care policy record.
  18. vision 2020
    Could Biden’s Opposition to Federal Abortion Funding Bring Him Down?Backing the federal abortion-funding ban used to be bipartisan — but now Biden is embracing a stance that’s increasingly anathema to Democrats.
  19. lgbtq rights
    Trump Continues Drive to Protect Religious-Based DiscriminationThe administration is fighting to repeal health-care protections and adoption rights for LGBTQ people, on behalf of his Christian right backers.
  20. health care
    The Health-Care Crisis Has Spread to Employer-Sponsored Health InsuranceNo wonder people want Medicare for All: Those deductibles, co-pays, and premiums are making insurance nearly useless for many.
  21. the national interest
    Trump Downgrades GOP Health Plan Status From ‘Great’ to ‘Will Exist Soon’It’s a really amazing plan, but it has to be a secret until after 2020.
  22. health care
    Federal Judge Rejects Trump Attempt to Attach Work Requirements to MedicaidA D.C. judge rules that the purpose of Medicaid is health coverage, not conservative social engineering.
  23. health care
    Trump Says Everything Will Be Fine If Courts Kill ObamacareNobody understands why Trump is taking his party back down the Obamacare rabbit hole, or what he’d do if the courts killed it first.
  24. health care
    Bernie Sanders Won’t Support House Democrats’ Plan to Strengthen ObamacareThe senator said he doesn’t support the House bill, suggesting he’s heading toward trying to make single-payer health care a Democratic litmus test.
  25. health care
    Democrats Respond to Trump Attack on Obamacare With Their Own Plan to Protect ItPelosi and House Democrats are trying to redraw the health-care battle lines to where they were in the midterms, to their benefit.
  26. trump administration
    The Trump DOJ Just Put Killing Obamacare Above the Rule of LawThe Trump DOJ’s quest to kill the ACA by judicial fiat is an expression of contempt for democracy, rule of law, and competent governance.
  27. health care
    The Trump Administration Wants to Strike Down Obamacare. Again.On Monday, the Department of Justice announced it would support a district court ruling that declares the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional.
  28. health care
    Republicans Have Lost Interest in Fixing, or Killing, ObamacareDespite the intense interest of voters in health-care policy, Republican opposition will likely kill any bipartisan legislation before 2020.
  29. the democrats
    It’s Time for Democratic Centrists Like Me to Help, Not Fight, The LeftThose who ran the Democratic Party under the Clintons and Obama need to acknowledge it’s the left’s turn to lead.
  30. the national interest
    What Happens When Elizabeth Warren Sells Out to Powerful Interests?A great presidential candidate has an Achilles’ heel.
  31. health care
    Some Conservatives Aren’t Celebrating This Texas Ruling Against the ACAAs much as conservatives hate the ACA, they know they can’t get rid of it without an alternative. And they still don’t have one.
  32. obamacare
    Judge Strikes Down Obamacare, but the GOP Should Hold Its ApplauseWhether the decision holds up or not, Republicans won’t like what comes next.
  33. house democrats
    Messaging or Investigating? How Should House Democrats Use Their Limited Power?Take a lesson from the GOP, Democrats, and focus on regaining power more than arguing over how it will be used.
  34. politics
    Obamacare Is Still Going Strong, Despite Trump’s Sabotage CampaignThough the GOP ended the individual mandate and continued other efforts to gut Obamacare, the marketplaces are stabilizing and premiums are down.
  35. conservatism
    The Lesson That Republicans Will (Probably) Take From the 2018 MidtermsSpooked by the backlash to ACA repeal, the GOP will probably outsource the grim task of gutting the welfare state to the judiciary next time around.
  36. the national interest
    Democrats Won the House Because of ObamacareWhy were Republicans crazy enough to vote for the most unpopular bill in history?
  37. 2018 midterms
    Six Major Issues to Watch During Midterms — Other Than Who Controls CongressThe main event is the elected officials, but there are lots of important things on the ballot for voters to decide.
  38. the national interest
    Trump: Our Plan Covers Preexisting Conditions. It Does the Exact Opposite.Three ways the White House’s health-care promises turn reality perfectly upside down.
  39. 2018 midterms
    Kemp Lies About Abrams Lying About Kemp’s Lies on Health CareBrian Kemp thinks the best defense against a damaging charge is an offensive myth about his opponent’s position.
  40. 2018 midterms
    The GOP’s 2019 Agenda Is for Donors’ Eyes OnlyRepublicans aren’t campaigning on what they’ll do if they keep Congress because they don’t want you to know.
  41. 2018 midterms
    McConnell Thinks Talking About Repealing Obamacare Helps the GOP in the MidtermsIf Republicans make Senate gains and hang onto the House, it’s remotely possible. That’s apparently what the GOP thinks its base wants to hear.
  42. 2018 midterms
    Even The GOP’s ‘Popular’ Health Care Ideas Are Politically ToxicScott Walker is refusing to impose work requirements on Medicaid until after voters go to the polls.
  43. the national interest
    Trump Tried to Kill Obamacare by Driving Premiums Up. Instead, They Went Down.All of Trump’s sabotage has failed to kill his predecessor’s central achievement.
  44. health care
    Democrats Lose Senate Vote on Junk Health Plans, But Send a MessageThe vote dramatized one way in which Trump and Republicans are undermining coverage of preexisting conditions.
  45. the national interest
    GOP Bill ‘Covers’ Preexisting Conditions, But May Have Million-Dollar Premium“Donald Trump and Republicans will protect patients with preexisting conditions,” promises Trump. There’s just one small catch.
  46. the national interest
    Republican Extremism Is Turning Democrats Left on Health CareIf conservatives are going to destroy market-based health reform, they can’t complain when Democrats turn to government-based plans.
  47. 2018 elections
    Manchin (Literally) Fires Away At Obamacare Repeal in New AdThe shoe is definitely on the other foot as Republican attacks on preexisting condition coverage are coming back to haunt them.
  48. medicaid expansion
    Obamacare on the Ballot: Will Red-State Voters Expand Medicaid This Fall?In three very conservative states, voters are bypassing resistant lawmakers and putting the question to a popular vote.
  49. u.s. senate
    How John McCain’s Death Will Reshape the SenateMitch McConnell’s job is about to get easier.
  50. obamacare
    White House Will Ask Judge to Scrap Obamacare’s Protections This SeptemberDemocrats want to brand Brett Kavanaugh and House Republicans as threats to Americans’ health care. The White House is about to make their job easier.
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