Medicaid Expansion

Obamacare's Depressing Red-Blue Divide
Conservative state officials are denying their constituents health care
July 21, 2014

Conservatives blocking expansions of Medicaid are keeping millions of their constituents from getting insurance.

Republicans' "Death Panel" Smear Was Appallingly Effective
June 23, 2014

Lying about "death panels" was insanely reckless ... and it worked.

The GOP's Latest, Embarrassing Retreat from the Obamacare Wars
June 17, 2014

The Republicans who'd planned to base their campaigns on opposing Obamacare suddenly have a problem. 

Mitch McConnell Wants to Kick the Vast Majority Of New Medicaid Beneficiaries Off of Medicaid
May 29, 2014

Don't believe the hype about his soft new stance. His actual position—kick hundreds of thousands of people off Medicaid—is politically toxic.

It's Time For Michelle Nunn to Stop Running From Obamacare
May 20, 2014

Voters can smell ambivalence a mile away. Why is it so hard for Democrats to understand that?

Thousands of People Will Die if Republicans Refuse to Expand Medicaid
May 06, 2014

Here's one crucial corollary to the finding that Romneycare reduced mortality: Refusing to expand Medicaid will increase mortality.

Republicans Prove They're Deadly Serious About Fighting Medicaid Expansion
April 22, 2014

GOP legislatures are committed to to insuring that their poorest constituents remain uninsured in perpetuity.

The Repeal Swindle
Republicans are pretending to support Obamacare's goals, but they don't
April 16, 2014

Repealing Obamacare is still their goal—they're just a little ashamed of it now.

The Right's Racial Blinders
What really explains the politics of the Obama era
April 15, 2014

The left-right race argument can become less cacophonous than it is. But not through a process of phased, mutual disarmament. 

Democrats Need to Start Blaming the GOP for the Death of Charlene Dill
How liberals should talk about the Medicaid expansion
April 13, 2014

It became a viral story last week. But unlike the GOP, Washington Democrats refuse to apportion blame. It's time to highlight the real party of death panels. 

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