Tag Archives: Healthcare Reform

With Obamacare, Being a Woman is No Longer a Pre-Existing Condition

Thursday, April 1, 2010 Of the many benefits found in The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, one of the most important is the end of discrimination based on gender. Now, being a woman is no longer a pre-existing condition. … Continue reading

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Vicki Kennedy Says Ted Would’ve Been “Exhilarated”

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 Vicki Reggie Kennedy said she felt “great joy” when House members passed healthcare reform late Sunday night, and that it was a vote she knew her husband, the late Sen. Ted Kennedy would have been “exhilarated.” … Continue reading

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Old Media Reaction to Healthcare Passage

Monday, March 22, 2010 Here’s a sample of old media reaction to yesterday’s historic healthcare passage. Please feel free to post your local newspaper reaction in the comment section for everyone to read. New York Times: “House Democrats approved a … Continue reading

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Insurer Targets HIV Patients to Drop Coverage

Thursday, March 18, 2010 Still think the U.S. doesn’t need comprehensive healthcare reform? Then please consider this appalling story of how insurance companies penalize and punish patients who dare to become sick. In May, 2002, Jerome Mitchell, a 17-year old … Continue reading

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Pelosi Feels the Heat from Progressives for Failing to Insist on the Public Option

Tuesday, March 16, 2010 House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who failed to demand a public option be included as part of any comprehensive healthcare reform bill, is under attack from progressive groups and organizations. They are mounting an aggressive campaign to … Continue reading

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Has Obama Found His Inner LBJ?

Monday, March 15, 2010 Has President Obama at long last found his inner LBJ? The New York Times reports: “The White House has signaled to lawmakers that assistance for midterm elections — for example, presidential visits and fund-raisers, will be … Continue reading

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Pelosi Concedes Healthcare: “I don’t see the votes for it at this time”

Thursday, January 21, 2010 This is depressing. President Obama squandered all of 2009 trying to pass healthcare reform, only to have Speaker Nancy Pelosi today concede: “I don’t see the votes for it at this time.” Pelosi said the Senate … Continue reading

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