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MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 15:  An Obamacare sign is seen on the UniVista Insurance company office on December 15, 2015 in Miami, Florida. Today, is the deadline to sign up for a plan under the Affordable Care Act for people that want to be insured on January 1, 2016.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Thanks To Obamacare, America Will Save $2.6 Trillion In Healthcare Spending

All the doom and gloom the GOP has peddled for the last six years has shown to be nothing but right-wing conspiracy talk

by Ryan Denson· · Current Issues, News
Poverty Kills As The Rich Live Longer Than Ever (INFOGRAPHIC)

Poverty Kills As The Rich Live Longer Than Ever (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Republican war on poor people has been killing Americans and now we have the proof.

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Here’s Paul Ryan’s Nauseating Agenda For Congress, Try Not To Gag (VIDEO)

The GOP may have a new face in the speaker position, but Ryan’s agenda is full of the same tired, old republican garbage.

by Randa Morris· · News
John Oliver: Tuesday’s Election Will Determine If GOP Hypocrisy Wins Or People Literally Die (VIDEO)

John Oliver: Tuesday’s Election Will Determine If GOP Hypocrisy Wins Or People Literally Die (VIDEO)

“Healthcare is like a pair of gym shorts. Even if it covers nearly all it is supposed to, you’re still left with some problematic gaps and terrible things can happen.”

by Sarah Burris· · News
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Kentucky Republican Calls For Drug Testing Senior Citizens Who Use Medicare (VIDEO)

The Republican obsession with drug testing American citizens has reached a brand new low and this time the targets are senior citizens who use Medicare.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
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Bobby Jindal Uses Already Debunked Planned Parenthood Videos To Kill Medicaid Funding?

Jindal: “It has become clear that [Planned Parenthood] is not an organization that is worthy of receiving public assistance from the state.”

by Dylan Hock· · Current Issues, News
Weeper Of The House: John Boehner Cries While Being Interviewed By The Golf Channel (VIDEO)

Weeper Of The House: John Boehner Cries While Being Interviewed By The Golf Channel (VIDEO)

The only thing he’s good at is crying on cue…

by Sarah· · News
Alaska Governor Ignores GOP-Led Legislature And Expands Medicaid Without Them

Alaska Governor Ignores GOP-Led Legislature And Expands Medicaid Without Them

Alaska’s Governor had enough of GOP obstruction so he did what he had to for the best interest of the people in his state.

by Charles Topher· · News
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10 ‘Radical’ Ideas From Bernie Sanders: Guess Which Ones Most Americans Agree On?

Still think Bernie Sanders is a fringe candidate? A huge majority of us agree with him on 10 major issues. Numbers 6 and 8 may surprise you.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
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Arizona’s Stupid, Privileged, Punitive GOP Lawmakers Throw Families Off Welfare After 12 Months

There’s something seriously wrong with Arizona — both its elected officials and its voters. Sane people, beware!

by Deborah Montesano· · News
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Crappy-Paying Jobs And Stingy Lawmakers Are What’s Straining Our Welfare System, Not Poor People

Conservatives love going on about how those welfare “takers” need to get off their butts and get a job…But guess what?

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
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GOP Lawmaker Denies 280,000 Healthcare, Then Calls Uninsured Constituent An ‘@sshole’ (VIDEO)

Who’s the @sshole? The man with no health insurance? Or the lawmaker who betrayed him? There’s a special place in H3ll for Todd Gardenhire.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Autistic 12 Year Old Left With Shattered Teeth After Medicaid Refuses To Pay For Emergency Dental

Autistic 12 Year Old Left With Shattered Teeth After Medicaid Refuses To Pay For Emergency Dental

There’s something deeply wrong with our country when we abandon the most vulnerable of us to suffer in excruciating pain because it costs too much money.

by Justin Rosario· · News
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Senate Republicans Pass Sadistic Budget: End Medicare, Slash Food Stamps, Increase Military Spending

This is what the Republican Party truly stands for: Eternal war paid for on the backs of the poor, the sick and the elderly.

by Justin Rosario· · News
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Sorry GOP, Obamacare Keeps Getting Better- It Saved Hospitals BILLIONS Last Year

Here’s a real eye-opener for the Obamacare haters in your life.

by Frank Minero· · News
Obama Wins Again: Projected Health Care Costs Drop Another $400 Billion

Obama Wins Again: Projected Health Care Costs Drop Another $400 Billion

Remember when Republicans SWORE that Obamacare would break the economy and destroy America? Are you even slightly surprised they were 100% wrong?

by Justin Rosario· · News
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Arizona Governor Doug Ducey Guts Education, Kicks 500,000 Low-Income Off Medicaid

Nothing says “fiscal responsibility” like gutting eduction and kicking 500,000 low-income individuals off Medicaid. Thanks, Governor Ducey.

by Ryan Denson· · News
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Republican State Representative Denies Making Racial Slur Testifying Against Medicaid Expansion

Perhaps he read too much Mark Twain as a boy.

by Dylan Hock· · News
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Children on Medicaid Go On To Make Better Money, Contributing More In Taxes

A new study finds a link between accessible healthcare, earnings and taxes.

by Vera· · News
Increased Government Spending Has Republicans In A Panic

Increased Government Spending Has Republicans In A Panic

The better the economy gets, the more Republicans are going to freak out and it’s only getting started. Ha. Ha. Ha.

by Justin Rosario· · News