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Sam Berger is the senior policy adviser at American Progress. His areas of expertise include health care policy, government reform, regulatory policy, appropriations, and administrative law. From 2015 to 2017, Berger served as a senior policy adviser at the White House Domestic Policy Council, where his work focused on the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid. From 2010 to 2015, Berger worked at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in various roles, including senior counselor and policy adviser. While at the OMB, Berger worked on a variety of legal and policy issues, including the government shutdown, sequestration, executive orders, and presidential memoranda. Berger is a graduate of Swarthmore College and received his J.D. from Yale Law School.

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Trump Is the Reason the Constitution Has an Anti-Corruption ClauseCenter for American ProgressOctober 17, 2017
Trump’s Burdensome and Costly Deregulatory AgendaCenter for American ProgressOctober 2, 2017
Graham-Cassidy ACA Repeal Bill Would Cause Huge Premium Increases for People with Pre-Existing ConditionsCenter for American ProgressSeptember 18, 2017
The Trump Premium Tax Will Increase Premiums Up to $2,500 Next YearCenter for American ProgressAugust 16, 2017
The Senate Health Care Bill Would Give Millions to Drug Companies Accused of Helping Fuel the Opioid CrisisCenter for American ProgressJune 30, 2017
Coverage Losses Under the Senate Health Care Bill Could Result in 18,100 to 27,700 Additional Deaths in 2026Center for American ProgressJune 22, 2017
Senate Health Care Bill Could Drive Up Coverage Costs for Maternity Care and Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder TreatmentCenter for American ProgressJune 20, 2017
Another Voice: Health care bill would have catastrophic consequencesThe Buffalo NewsMay 12, 2017
The Regulatory Accountability Act Would Spread the Asbestos ProblemCenter for American ProgressMay 12, 2017
Trump’s Regulatory Accountability Act Is a License to KillCenter for American ProgressMay 9, 2017
The Numbers Don’t Lie—Trump’s First 100 Days Put Big Business Before Hardworking FamiliesInsideSourcesApril 26, 2017
The Trump Uncertainty Rate HikeCenter for American ProgressApril 26, 2017
100 Days of Trump’s Legislation: Giveaways to Big Business at the Expense of Working FamiliesCenter for American ProgressApril 24, 2017
Premium Increases for Pre-Existing Conditions Under Latest ACA Repeal Plan, by StateCenter for American ProgressApril 21, 2017
Latest ACA Repeal Plan Would Explode Premiums for People with Pre-Existing ConditionsCenter for American ProgressApril 20, 2017
Trump’s New Plan to Penalize the SickCenter for American ProgressApril 6, 2017
A Challenge to Progressives on ChoiceCenter for American ProgressJuly 18, 2007
Keeping the Doctor Away: Ideology Is This Administration’s PrescriptionCenter for American ProgressJuly 11, 2007
Estranged BedfellowsCenter for American ProgressJune 25, 2007
Putting Progress Before PoliticsCenter for American ProgressJune 22, 2007
Bad Medicine, Again: Bush Stem Cell Veto All WrongCenter for American ProgressJune 20, 2007
One Good Turn Deserves AnotherCenter for American ProgressJune 7, 2007
Let Science Dictate ResearchCenter for American ProgressJune 7, 2007
Keep the Focus on the FedsCenter for American ProgressApril 27, 2007
Divided We Fail: The Need for National Stem Cell FundingCenter for American ProgressApril 12, 2007
HOPE Is Not EnoughCenter for American ProgressApril 10, 2007
Stop Politicizing Scientific TerminologyCenter for American ProgressMarch 21, 2007
Mandatory OppositionCenter for American ProgressMarch 12, 2007
The Defining ProblemCenter for American ProgressMarch 1, 2007
Scaring Off ScienceCenter for American ProgressFebruary 12, 2007
Ad Hominem Ad NauseamCenter for American ProgressJanuary 24, 2007
Alternative Sources of Stem Cell TruthCenter for American ProgressJanuary 11, 2007
It Takes All KindsCenter for American ProgressJanuary 9, 2007
Third Time’s the HarmCenter for American ProgressDecember 20, 2006
A New Type of Values VoterCenter for American ProgressDecember 19, 2006
The Not-So-Silent Stem Cell MajorityCenter for American ProgressNovember 21, 2006
When In Rome (or Wisconsin)Center for American ProgressNovember 13, 2006
One Small Step for Missouri, One Giant Leap for Stem-Cell ResearchCenter for American ProgressNovember 9, 2006
“Rush” to JudgmentCenter for American ProgressNovember 2, 2006
Minding the Stem Cell GapCenter for American ProgressOctober 23, 2006
Paying Attention to the Little ThingsCenter for American ProgressSeptember 26, 2006
Stemming and HawingCenter for American ProgressSeptember 11, 2006
Too Much to AskCenter for American ProgressAugust 4, 2006
Taking Stem Cells SeriouslyCenter for American ProgressJuly 27, 2006
Sound, Fury and Substance: The Stem Cell Legislation PackageCenter for American ProgressJuly 6, 2006
Fact-Checking the President’s Statement on the Marriage AmendmentCenter for American ProgressJune 5, 2006
Don’t Cell Out the American PeopleCenter for American ProgressMay 1, 2006
Crib Sheet: Hyperstimulating the ControversyCenter for American ProgressApril 13, 2006
The Silent Stem Cell MajorityCenter for American ProgressFebruary 22, 2006
Don’t Let Politics Interfere in the Fight against Cervical CancerCenter for American ProgressJanuary 6, 2006
For the Sake of National Security, Fix the Public Health SystemCenter for American ProgressDecember 23, 2005
Plugging the Gaps in BiodefenseCenter for American ProgressOctober 26, 2005