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The McConnell Shuffle Article
Sen. Mitch McConnell's attempt to unravel one of the major achievements of the last Congress shouldn't be allowed to fly. (AP/Charles Dharapak)

The McConnell Shuffle

Karen Davenport explains why Sen. McConnell’s effort to repeal the new health care law shouldn’t fly.

Karen Davenport

Touting the Benefits of Health Reform at This Year’s State of the Union Article
President Barack Obama pauses while speaking about health care reform on March 3, 2010, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The president needs to remind senators and representatives why the health reform law was necessary in this year’s State of the Union. (AP/Alex Brandon)

Touting the Benefits of Health Reform at This Year’s State of the Union

President Obama can emphasize during this year’s State of the Union how many millions of Americans are already benefiting from the Affordable Care Act and the millions more who will receive better care in the near future thanks to the new law, writes Karen Davenport.

Karen Davenport

Health Reform at Work Today and Tomorrow Article
President Barack Obama is applauded as he signs the health care reform bill, on March 23, 2010, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The bill includes many benefits for Americans who have health insurance today and those who have struggled to find and maintain health coverage. (AP/Charles Dharapak)

Health Reform at Work Today and Tomorrow

Millions of Americans are already benefiting from the Affordable Care Act—and millions more will receive better care in the near future thanks to the changes in the new law, writes Karen Davenport.

Karen Davenport

Health Reform at Six Months Article
President Barack Obama, flanked by health care professionals Barbara Crane, left, and Stephen Hanson, speaks about health care reform on March 3, 2010, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP/Charles Dharapak)

Health Reform at Six Months

The Affordable Care Act gave Americans new rights and benefits in their health coverage, writes Karen Davenport. Repeal would remove these gains.

Karen Davenport

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