Affordable Care Act

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Trump's Labor Secretary Pick Opposes Minimum Wage Increases—And Workers Who Protest

Fast food CEO Andrew Puzder once praised hypothetical machine-operated workers by saying, “They’re always polite, they always upsell, they never take a vacation, they never show up late, there’s never a slip-and-fall, or an age, sex, or race discrimination case.”

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.

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WATCH: President Obama Explores Legacy in New Interview

Fareed Zakaria’s “CNN Special Report: The Legacy of Barack Obama” premieres Wednesday, December 7 on CNN

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

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

Supreme Court Hears Another Religious Challenge to Contraceptive Coverage

Zubik v. Burwell continues a series of legal challenges by religious groups to the contraceptive coverage mandated by the Affordable Care Act.

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

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.

Walmart Cutting Health Care For Part-Timers

The nation’s largest private employer will also increase premiums for covered workers.

Sacramento Airport Bans Billboard Pushing Healthcare for the Undocumented

Healthcare for undocumented immigrants in California is too controversial for the Sacramento Airport to handle.

History: Why the Young Lords Took Over Lincoln Hospital

The affordable and quality healthcare fight in 1970

After Obamacare Enrollment, Three Critical Steps

We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to eliminate health disparities so people of color are no longer living sicker and dying younger. If we do our job, no mother will ever have to choose between paying the rent or taking her sick child to the doctor.

The Known Unknowns of Obamacare's Racial Justice Impact

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

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.

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.

Got Questions About Obamacare? Watch This Video

Thanks, Planned Parenthood.

What Obamacare Means For You

Are you one of the millions of people eligible for financial help to get healthcare coverage?

Paul Ryan Sullies Black History, Has Woman Problems

The VP candidate is good with online aesthetics but falls short when it comes to women’s reproductive health. Oh, and he’s not below trotting out Dred Scott to get his way.