Photo by Michael Fleshman (fleshmanpix) on Flickr.
26 Jan 2017

Repealing Obamacare: The Push To Eliminate The Individual Mandate

The Trump team has made it clear they are going after the highly unpopular individual mandate in the Affordable Care Act.

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"Obama at Healthcare rally at UMD." Photo by Daniel Borman (dborman2) on Flickr.
05 Jan 2017

How Two Constraints Made Obamacare A Political Disaster

To understand how the Affordable Care Act never became popular, we need to understand two artificial constraints imposed by Obama that doomed it.

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Representative Barbara Lee, member of the DNC Platform Committee, speaking at the 2016 People's Summit in Chicago, IL.
20 Jun 2016

DNC Platform Committee Members Offended By Key Single-Payer Healthcare Advocate

Two DNC Platform Committee members attempted to intimidate a nurses union president, suggesting she didn’t care about those who benefited from the ACA.

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Bernie Sanders (Creative Commons Photo by Benjamin Kerensa)
20 Feb 2016

Bernie Sanders Is Rarely Disloyal to Democrats

On a few recent occasions, Senator Sanders has been instrumental in securing important political victories for the White House at the public’s expense.

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11 Mar 2010

Bernie Sanders to Make Sure Public Option Gets Up-or-Down Vote, Defying Reid, Durbin

Bernie Sanders indicates he’s willing to defy party leaders to ensure the public option receives an up-or-down vote in the Senate.

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10 Mar 2010

Bernie Sanders Contradicts Obama, Says Senate Does Have 50 Votes for Public Option

Senator Bernie Sanders is saying that the Senate has a majority for a public option–in direct contradiction to claims by President Obama

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