Battle Over Obamacare

Will Of The People

Here’s a quietly remarkable story out of Utah, getting fairly little attention nationally because of all the fireworks in D.C. Last November Utahns voted by a clear if not overwhelming majority for Medicaid expansion in their state. That was Proposition 3. The state’s legislature is in the process of simply overruling that decision, passing a plan that actually costs more than Medicaid expansion and automatically voids itself if the federal government doesn’t issue Utah a waiver that the state seems unlikely to get. Read More

on October 26, 2018 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 23:  U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) waits for the beginning of a Senate Foreign Relations Committee meeting April 23, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The committee is scheduled to vote on the nomination of CIA Director Mike Pompeo to be the next Secretary of State.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Doctor discussing contraceptive methods with a patient.
on December 15, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.
Doctor discussing contraceptive methods with a patient.
MADISON, WISCONSIN - SEPTEMBER 21:  Republican Presidential candidate and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announces September 21, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin, his suspension of his campaign. (Photo by Andy Manis/Getty Images)
Pro-Trump Gun Store Owner Marshals Voters To Expand Medicaid In Idaho
Supporters of single-payer health care march to the Capitol, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. A bill, SB562, by Democratic State Senators Ricardo Lara and Toni Atkins, would substantially remake the health care system of the nation's most populous state by eliminating insurance companies and guaranteeing coverage for everyone. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Fixing Obamacare’s ‘Family Glitch’ Hinges On Outcome Of Midterms
U.S. Sen. Berni Sanders (I-VT) speaks during a health care rally at the  2017 Convention of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee on September 22, 2017 in San Francisco, California. Sen. Bernie Sanders addressed the California Nurses Association about his Medicare for All Act of 2017 bill.
Politicians Hop Aboard ‘Medicare-For-All’ Train, Destination Unknown
PORTLAND, ME - JULY 2: Maine Equal Justice Partners holds a press conference in Portland on Monday, July 2, 2018, encouraging Mainers eligible for health care under the state's Medicaid expansion law to file applications with the Department of Health and Human Services. (Photo by Derek Davis/Staff Photographer)
LISBON, ME - JUNE 6: Mary Mayhew announces her run for governor at Dingley Press on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. (Staff photo by Derek Davis/Staff Photographer)
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