A mother's response to the health-care debate: Her 3-year-old son's $231000 hospital bill – Washington Post

“Look my son in the eyes and tell him that he’s fought so hard to be here but sorry, you’re just not worth it anymore,” Alison Chandra challenged Obamacare overhaulers on Twitter. (Courtesy of Chandra family) Alison Chandra’s unborn son faced daunting odds of making it to his first birthday. And keeping him alive meant […]

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Entrepreneur Running For Congress: 'Health Care Should Be A Moral Right' – Forbes

Minnesota entrepreneur Dean Phillips. (Photo via Phillips for Congress) Today, we conclude our interview with Dean Phillips, the Minneapolis entrepreneur who helped introduce Belvedere vodka and Talenti gelato to America. In May, he announced that he is running for Congress in suburban Minneapolis — a seat that has been in Republican hands since the 1960s, […]

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Koch network withholding support of Senate health-care bill, pushing for changes – Washington Post

Charles Koch stands for a portrait in 2015. (Patrick T. Fallon/For The Washington Post) COLORADO SPRINGS — The Koch network is working with conservative allies behind the scenes to make changes to the Senate health-care bill that was unveiled this week, declining to endorse the measure as it stands. As hundreds of donors gathered Saturday […]

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By Juliet Eilperin and Amy Goldstein, A small group of moderate Republican senators, worried that their leaders’ health-care bill could hurt the nation’s social safety net, may pose at least as significant an obstacle to the measure’s passage as their colleagues on the right. The vast changes the legislation would make to Medicaid, the country’s […]

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