“I wish we had money to pay for ads,” Sen. Debbie Stabenow said. “I’d like to take what he said on the floor and make sure that every American had the opportunity to hear it.”
What do Friday’s House vote, Ted Cruz’s crusade, and a creepy anti-Obamacare ad have in common? They’re all linked to the Koch brothers.
Bleak statistics not only underscore the urgent and ongoing need for safety-net programs such as the Title X national family planning program, they also demonstrate the significant potential gains to be made as the Affordable Care Act’s expansion of public and private insurance coverage gets underway on January 1, 2014.
On Tuesday, the White House approved regulations extending basic labor protections for domestic workers. A confluence of events enabled these regulations to come about—some political, but more movement-driven.
The billionaire Koch brothers like to pretend they have no interest in opposing abortion, contraception, or LGBTQ rights. So why did their secret organization give millions to a lobbying group that does?
After analyzing medical records of women who died of breast cancer, researchers at Harvard University concluded that early mammograms can save lives. Other experts disagree. What should women do?
Sam Brownback made a commitment in 2011: to serve the state of Kansas as its governor. It was a commitment to all who live in the state, rich and poor alike. But many of Brownback’s promises to the state’s poor residents have been broken.
The form would reduce the number of ways in which an abortion can be considered “medically necessary” in Alaska, and some doctors predict it could make it more difficult for Medicaid patients to access abortions and for medical professionals to receive funding for such procedures.
A federal appeals court ruled the state’s attempts to cut Planned Parenthood out of Medicaid funding were unlawful.
The Texas senator said she’s put her pink sneakers back to work “running on the trail.” Washington, D.C. reporters wanted to know if she meant the campaign trail in the next governor’s race.