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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Senior National Correspondent — Huffington Post

Writer at the Huffington Post, covering health care, social welfare, and other policy issues. Come for the journalism, stay for the Billy Joel interludes.

Healthy examples

boston.com — "I DON'T WANT America to begin rationing care to their citizens in the way these other countries do." That was Arizona Senator Jon Kyl, speaking last month about healthcare reform. But it could have been virtually any other Republican, not to mention any number of sympathetic interest groups, because that's the party line for many who oppose healthcare reform.

Medicare Was Born 50 Years Ago Today, And It's Still Under Attack

huffingtonpost.com — It was 50 years ago Thursday that President Lyndon Johnson signed the legislation that created Medicare, dramatically altering life for America's seniors. But as debate over the program rages on, its conservative critics have learned to be more crafty about what alternatives they propose -- and how to justify them.
Jul 29, 2015

Happy Birthday Medicare! Here's what you did for seniors -- and what conservatives want to change huffingtonpost.com/entry/medicare…

Jul 30, 2015

Medicare was born 50 years ago today -- and it's still under attack from some conservatives huffingtonpost.com/entry/medicare…?

Jul 30, 2015

Medicare was born 50 years ago, saved countless lives, and it’s still under attack huff.to/1eCQXQK via @CitizenCohn

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Another Argument From Obamacare Critics Is Starting To Crumble

huffingtonpost.com — Millions of additional people now have health insurance thanks to the Affordable Care Act. But does that mean Americans actually have better access to health care? Some intriguing, if tentative, new research suggests the answer is yes. It's one more reason to think Obamacare is not the fiasco that critics claim it to be.

Hillary to Jeb Bush: The Problem Is CEOs, Not Their Workers

huffingtonpost.com — Jeb Bush got a lot of attention last week when he suggested that Americans who want higher living standards need to work harder. During a speech on Monday, Hillary Clinton happily served up a rejoinder: It's the people running companies, not their workers, whose behavior needs to change.
Jul 13, 2015

When @HillaryClinton said CEOs need to get away from short-term thinking, she had something specific in mind. This: huffingtonpost.com/2015/07/13/hil…

Jul 13, 2015

RT @CitizenCohn: When @HillaryClinton said CEOs need to get away from short-term thinking, she had something specific in mind. This: huffingtonpost.com/2015/07/13/hil…

What Supporters Of The Obamacare Lawsuit Actually Won

huffingtonpost.com — Fist bumps at the White House. Cries of outrage from Republicans. After the Supreme Court last week rejected the most recent challenge to the Affordable Care Act, partisans on both sides of the Obamacare debate agreed: The law's supporters had won and its detractors had lost. They were mostly right.
Jun 30, 2015

They kept the debate at fever pitch. What Supporters Of The Obamacare Lawsuit Actually Won huffingtonpost.com/2015/06/29/oba… via @CitizenCohn

Jun 30, 2015

For Obamacare's defenders, King v. Burwell was not a total victory. Here's what they lost... huffingtonpost.com/2015/06/29/oba…

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Here's The Story You'd Be Reading Today If The Supreme Court Had Gutted Obamacare

huffingtonpost.com — The Affordable Care Act won a major victory in the Supreme Court on Thursday when the justices, on a 6-3 basis, declined to stick a knife into one of the law's major organs. This was a major news story with huge implications for President Barack Obama's legacy and for millions of people relying on the health coverage the law provides.
Jun 25, 2015

Here's The Story You'd Be Reading If The Court Had Gutted Obamacare Today huffingtonpost.com/2015/06/25/sup…

Jun 25, 2015

Lots of media orgs had Supreme Court Guts Obamacare stories ready. @HuffingtonPost decided to publish theirs anyway huff.to/1fGrLK7

Jun 25, 2015

Here's The Story You'd Be Reading Today If The Court Had Gutted Obamacare huff.to/1Nkx796

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Chief Justice Roberts Just Gave Obamacare Opponents A Major Smackdown

huffingtonpost.com — It was a smackdown. There's really no other way to describe the ruling that the U.S. Supreme Court handed down on Thursday, rejecting the latest and maybe the last serious threat to the Affordable Care Act. In the months since the justices heard oral arguments in the case known as King v.
Jun 25, 2015

Chief Justice Roberts just delivered a major smackdown to some of Obamacare's most determined opponents huffingtonpost.com/2015/06/25/oba…

Jun 25, 2015

RT @CitizenCohn: Chief Justice Roberts just delivered a major smackdown to some of Obamacare's most determined opponents huffingtonpost.com/2015/06/25/oba…

Jun 25, 2015

Chief Justice Roberts Just Gave Obamacare Opponents A Major Smackdown huff.to/1LGDOkS via @HuffPostPol

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Supreme Court Rejects Obamacare Lawsuit, Preserving Insurance For Millions

huffingtonpost.com — WASHINGTON -- The latest and possibly the last serious effort to cripple Obamacare through the courts has just failed. On Thursday, for the second time in three years, the Supreme Court rejected a major lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act -- thereby preserving the largest expansion in health coverage since the creation of Medicare and Medicaid half a century ago.
Jun 25, 2015

Once again, Obamacare has beaten back a Supreme Court challenge. The story, from @CitizenCohn and me: huff.to/1SNfFNE

Jun 25, 2015

"The latest and possibly the last serious effort to cripple Obamacare through the courts has just failed” huffingtonpost.com/2015/06/25/oba…

Jun 25, 2015

RT @JeffYoung: Once again, Obamacare has beaten back a Supreme Court challenge. The story, from @CitizenCohn and me: huff.to/1SNfFNE

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The Surprising Reason So Many People Still Don't Like Obamacare

huffingtonpost.com — The Supreme Court could issue a ruling in King v. Burwell, the lawsuit threatening to undermine a key part of the Affordable Care Act, as early as Monday. But the debate over President Barack Obama's controversial health care law is likely to continue no matter how the justices rule.
Jun 21, 2015

Thanks to polling wonks at @KaiserFamFound for crunching data -- such a valuable resource, for people of all views huffingtonpost.com/2015/06/21/oba…

Jun 21, 2015

Amazing thing about Obamacare is how little public opinion has changed. @MysteryPollster & I offer some reasons why huffingtonpost.com/2015/06/21/oba…

Jun 21, 2015

RT @HuffingtonPost: The surprising reason so many people still don't like Obamacare huff.to/1LtVGiC

Jun 21, 2015

As a King v Burwell primer, @CitizenCohn and review why many people still don’t like Obamacare huff.to/1LtQjjm

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Aug 02, 2015

RT @kdrum: As Federal Aid Goes Up, College Costs Rise Enough to Gobble It All Up mojo.ly/1fXriTN

Aug 02, 2015

Candidates should say if they agree w/McConnell urging states to defy climate rules -- background via @kate_sheppard huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/20/mcc…

Aug 02, 2015

RT @haroldpollack: Area GOP politician sees Americans will someday regard anti-ACA effort as we now regard 1965 opposition to Medicare. twitter.com/CitizenCohn/st…



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