The GOP's hatred of the Affordable Care Act is blinding them to an obvious strategy to regain the upper hand in the health care fight. But that would require accepting the ACA as the law of the land.
Sam Stein returns to discuss the death of Trumpcare and whether its failure will motivate Republicans to confront the president on other issues.
The Republican health care plan is utterly divorced from the public interest. Its only goal is to honor extremist promises and satisfy fanatical demands.
The Senate legislation couldn’t withstand a week of scrutiny, and the GOP wants to pass it anyway. That's a major news story—every single day.
If Republicans repeal the law, single-payer health care could become reality. And yet, unlike the conservative right, the left wing of the Democratic Party is putting the public interest over ideology.
The president is torn between destroying Obama’s legacy and helping the “forgotten men and women” of America. The smart decision is clear.