Obamacare

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt arrives at Trump Tower on December 7, 2016, in New York City. The president-elect announced today that Pruitt would head the EPA.

3 Things People of Color Need to Know About Trump's EPA Pick

Scott Pruitt is anti immigration, antiObamacare and anti criminal justice reform—and he doesn't believe in the idea of human-made climate change.

Black woman orange-green shirt on burgundy chair against brown background; Brown man in purple sweater and striped shirt against light blue background

Toni Morrison, Junot Díaz Respond to 'Trump's America' in New Essay Series

Morrison and Díaz joined Larry Wilmore, Jia Tolentino and other writers to explore the cultural factors that lead to Donald Trump's rise.

SCOTUS Sends Religious Challenge to Contraception, Obamacare Back to Lower Courts

“The Court expresses no view on the merits of the cases.”

California is Rapidly Extending Public Health Care to Undocumented Immigrants

County officials say that offering preventative services to adult undocumented immigrants will lower costs and improve overall public health.

Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare’s Federal Subsidies

The decision means more than six million people will continue to benefit from the health care law

Obamacare at the Supreme Court, Tsarnaev Trial, Zombie Outbreak Study

Some of today's big headlines

The Obama Years, in Two Budget Charts

States have relied largely on the feds to serve their residents and avoid fiscal collapse.

The Real Poison Pill for Obamacare

Congressional Republicans vow to undo it. The Supreme Court may gut it. But biggest threat to the law's success is more quiet attack that unfolded long before it was even written.

Obamacare's Racial Justice Wins, by the Numbers

Whatever else is true, the law has already reduced dramatically the number of blacks and Latinos who lack health coverage.

Scots Prepare for Referendum, Obamacare's New Obstacles, 'Swatting' Rival Gamers

Some of the morning's headlines

Good Health Is Good for the Economy

With its potential to increase wellness and decrease illness among Americans on the economic margins, the long-term effects of the Affordable Care Act could be a big deal for the economic well-being of America's working poor.

The Known Unknowns of Obamacare's Racial Justice Impact

There are at least three crucial, unanswered questions as the first enrollment period ends.

Obamacare Deadline Extended for Some

If you started purchasing Obamacare through the website, but didn't complete by March 31, no worries ... 'til April.

What We've Learned From Obamacare

The grand experiment of making a market-driven system accessible to the working poor is off to a bad start.

Why Are Conservatives Hating On Obama's Navigators?

Obamacare includes a program that employs people to help connect hard-to-reach, uninsured citizens to healthcare resources. What's wrong with that?

New Obamacare Enrollee Gender and Age Numbers Released

We now have the age and gender demographics on Obamacare. Still, nothing on race.

Where is the Racial Data on Obamacare Enrollees?

Is anyone tracking how many people of color signed up for Obamacare?

Many Uninsured African Americans Will Benefit From Obamacare...but Not in Atlanta

States with highest number of uninsured African Americans include North Carolina and Georgia.

How Obamacare Is Failing Poor Folks

While media focus on what the White House is losing, we have to remember that gaffes in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act make it that much harder for poor people of color to get adequate healthcare.

Over 106,000 People Enrolled in Obamacare in First Month

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services announces how many people have enrolled in the troubled program.