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Virginia Politicians Could Give Healthcare To The Poor, But Are Building Themselves An Office Instead

Virginia's Old City Hall Building - Image from the Library of Congress

Virginia’s lawmakers authorized $430 million for a new building to replace their crumbling one. That’s the same amount they could have had for Medicaid.

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Wisconsin Republican Flip Flops On Mandatory Coverage Of Chemotherapy Pills After Getting Cancer

Wisconsin Republican Flip Flops On Mandatory Coverage Of Chemotherapy Pills After Getting Cancer

Wouldn’t we all like some compassion when confronted with a life-threatening illness? Wisconsin state representative Mary Czaja, R-Irma, just found some — for herself. Czaja opposed a healthcare bill that would require insurance companies to cover chemotherapy pills, just as they cover the intravenous treatment. Then she had a conversion experience. […]

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WATCH: If The Poor Want Good Healthcare, They Should Just ‘Stop Being Poor,’ Says Fox News Guy

WATCH: If The Poor Want Good Healthcare, They Should Just ‘Stop Being Poor,’ Says Fox News Guy

Fox News contributor Todd Wilemon told ‘Daily Show’ correspondent Aasif Mandvi that ‘the poor should just stop being poor’ if they want good healthcare.

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WATCH: Evil Obamacare Will Destroy Families And Silence Churches, Warns Right Wing Activist

Photo of Ken Blackwell cc 2011 by Gage Skidmore via Flickr.

Ken Blackwell came out railing against the ACA at this year’s CPAC. He believes it’s designed to destroy American families and silence churches.

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Christians Actually Don’t Have To Pay For Anything They Find Morally Wrong In Their Insurance

Health care sharing ministries are an alternative to the ACA's individual mandate. Hopefully the religious right won't see these as a viable replacement.

Health care sharing ministries are an alternative to the ACA’s individual mandate. Hopefully the religious right won’t see these as a viable replacement.

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The Party Of No Hates Obamacare So Much That They Make Their Point By Rejecting Medicaid Expansion

Red states like South Carolina are facing a political dilemma over expanding Medicaid. Some see it as cold and heartless, and are getting that message out.

Red states like South Carolina are facing a political dilemma over expanding Medicaid. Some see it as cold and heartless, and are getting that message out.

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Latest In GOP Hypocrisy: New Plan Against The ACA Would Kick 1 Million Off Their Insurance

Cartoon by Jen Sorensen via Cagle Cartoons. www.cagle.com

The GOP has introduced a bill that would kick 1 million people off their insurance, while still crying about people kicked off their plans under the ACA.

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Four ‘Mad Men’ Era Relics We Need To Ditch – And Four We Wish We Still Had

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In many ways, the U.S. hasn’t progressed past the Mad Men era. And in some, we’ve gotten worse, not better. It’s 2014. Why are we still stuck where we are?

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Senator Ted Cruz Wants Obama To Apologize For ACA, But Forgets That He Already Did

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Ted Cruz wants Obama to apologize for breaking his promise about keeping insurance. What Senator Cruz forgets is that Obama already did apologize.

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Another Obamacare Success Story That The Republicans Don’t Want You To Hear About

Another Obamacare Success Story That The Republicans Don’t Want You To Hear About

A small business owner in Ohio is getting significant benefits through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Sean Recchi was diagnosed with cancer in 2012, forcing his family to go deep into debt to pay for his treatments after finding out their insurance was worthless. Last fall, Sean’s wife, Stephanie, told […]

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Teacher’s MLK Day Smack Down Of Paul Ryan And The Tea Party Says It All (VIDEO)

Teacher’s MLK Day Smack Down Of Paul Ryan And The Tea Party Says It All (VIDEO)

A social studies teacher refused to accept an award from Congressman Paul Ryan on MLK Day; Watch the video to find out why the story resurfaced this week.

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18 Crazy Right-Wing Myths About Obama, Debunked

Meme by Elisabeth Parker for AI.

Obama has done more to unite this nation than any president since Lincoln. But look at the lying racists, gun nuts, and hypocrites he’s up against.

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Check Out These Numbers And You’ll Know We Need Single Payer Healthcare

Check Out These Numbers And You’ll Know We Need Single Payer Healthcare

Our current healthcare model portrays the gross ineffectiveness of for-profit insurance – isn’t it time for single-payer healthcare?

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Heartless GOP Governors Reject Medicaid Expansion, 5 Million Left Without Healthcare

Heartless GOP Governors Reject Medicaid Expansion, 5 Million Left Without Healthcare

GOP governors should be ashamed of themselves. They’ve rejected the ACA’s medicare expansion because they hate Obama, and 27,000 people may die as a result.

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Georgia GOP Activist Calls Republican Elected Officials Liars On Obamacare

Georgia GOP Activist Calls Republican Elected Officials Liars On Obamacare

See what Clint Murphy says about the veracity of claims by Republican elected officials about Obamacare. His indictment is stinging.

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Long Plane Ride Forces Tea Party Senator To Hear The Truth About Obamacare

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) received 'an earful' from Democrats about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on the flight to South Africa for Nelson Mandela's funeral. - Meme by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info.

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) received ‘an earful’ from Democrats about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on the flight to South Africa for Nelson Mandela’s funeral.

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At Last! Congressional Democrats To Introduce Pro-Choice ‘Women’s Health Protection Act’

Congressional Democrats who are pro-choice are fighting back against state restrictions with the Women's Health Protection Act.
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  U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) announced at a news conference on Wednesday that he will introduce the Women’s Health Protection Act in the Senate. The action is being undertaken by pro-choice members in both houses of Congress. According to a prior press release from the senator’s office, the law’s intent […]

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Bill Clinton’s Terrible Advice: Allow People To Keep Bad Health Insurance Policies

Bill Clinton’s Terrible Advice: Allow People To Keep Bad Health Insurance Policies

Bill Clinton should know better than using Right Wing Republican talking points. This policy change will hurt Americans if implemented.

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Insurance Scam; How Private Insurance Companies Are Using Obamacare Fears To Rip People Off

Insurance Scam; How Private Insurance Companies Are Using Obamacare Fears To Rip People Off

Insurance companies are using Obamacare to scam the public, while blaming the ACA for not letting them gouge the public with inflated premiums.

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Ted Cruz, Tea Party Still Wrong: Americans Don’t Support Repealing The ACA

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A new Washington Post/ABC poll finds that a large majority of Americans do not support repealing the ACA, despite a majority who oppose the law.

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