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CAP Changemakers: Pathway to the ACA Past Event

CAP Changemakers: Pathway to the ACA

A conversation with Emily Gee and Karen Davenport, highlighting CAP's role in the development of the Affordable Care Act.

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

Still Making Things Worse Report
Repeal of health care would mean that approximately 15 million Americans would do without the help they need to pay for their health insurance premiums, and another 15 million would be denied Medicaid coverage. (AP/Jacquelyn Martin)

Still Making Things Worse

Karen Davenport and Igor Volsky analyze conservative proposals to health reform and find they will only worsen existing problems in the health system.

Karen Davenport, Igor Volsky

Making Things Worse Article
From left, Sen. John McCain, (R-AZ), Sen Lamar Alexander, (R-TN), and Sen. Tom Coburn, (R-OK), listen during the health care reform meeting at the Blair House in Washington, February 25, 2010. McCain and Coburn have both supported proposals to eliminate current tax preferences for employer-sponsored insurance. (AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Making Things Worse

A critique of conservative “solutions” to our nation’s health care crisis from CAP Action's Karen Davenport.

Karen Davenport

A Dark Picture of America Without Health Reform Article
Cleveland Clinic exercise physiologist Audra DiRauso sets up an exercise bike for Anthony Rugare during a cardiac rehabilitation class on December 21, 2009, in Cleveland. Medicare and Medicaid—like private coverage sources—are buffeted by the larger health care market, including the demand for services and the changes in technologies, prices, and utilization patterns. (AP/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

A Dark Picture of America Without Health Reform

The CBO’s annual budget and economic forecast shows a bleak outcome for the budget and the economy without comprehensive health care reform, writes Karen Davenport.

Karen Davenport

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