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As renewed debate over health care reform begins to simmer in Washington, can journalists give the topic the attention it needs?

Dec. 14th’s lower court ruling that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional has again thrust health care back on the national agenda. It also gives journalists a chance to redeem themselves from what I have argued has been poor news coverage that helped fuel the public backlash against the law from the beginning. A lot… Read More »

If Republicans know what they're doing, healthcare reform is easy

People are angry about the high cost of healthcare and health insurance. Many voters told pollsters healthcare was the top of their concerns when they voted in November’s congressional elections. Voters worried about cost, availability, and access to healthcare for themselves and their families. People are understandably upset. Barack Obama promised in 2008 to pass… Read More »