His plan includes a public option and the ability for Medicare to negotiate drug prices.
He also talked about the waste of talent he saw as the superintendent of Denver's public schools.
In a country with a Constitution beginning with the words, "We the People," should our economy work for all of us instead of just a few of us?
We can continue to have a rigged system that enables and encourages predators to take advantage of the public, or we can offer public options that protect and provide services for the public.
Although the insurers stood to gain financially, many Wall Street financial analysts and investors worried that some provisions of the law might cut into insurers’ profit margins.
But neither party offers it to them.
It appears that Rep. Jan Schakowsky intends to hold Republicans to their word with regard to deficit reduction. Citing studies that prove a public option would control health care costs, Schakowsky introduced the "Public Option Deficit Reduction
Batten down the hatches, everyone, and don't be distracted by the ongoing Republican breast-beating about how their policies are so great but they just aren't communicating them in a happy way. Forget about that, because the oligarchs are
I don't remember reading about anything like this before, and I can't quite figure out why this isn't, in effect, a public option -- but I'm not complaining. As for the concerns about meeting state standards, the administration has done a
From Lawrence O'Donnell's Rewrite segment this Wednesday evening, as we await the Supreme Court's ruling on the Affordable Care Act, O'Donnell points out that no matter how the Supreme Court rules, it still won't help the 26 million Americans that
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