Health Care

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Health Care Costs In America Versus The Rest Of The World

While America has the most expensive health care system in the world, Americans do not live longer or have better health than people in most other developed countries.

07/20/2013

Union members protest outside The Cosmopolitan in June 2013, before reaching an agreement with the resort. (Photo credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Union Pickets Cosmopolitan In Vegas For Third Time

Sin City’s largest union picketed the Las Vegas Strip for the third time this year on Friday.

FM News 100.5 KXNT–06/15/2013

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Ariz. GOP Leadership Accuses Brewer Of Playing ‘Chicago Politics’ After Securing Medicaid Expansion Under Obamacare

Ending a six-month legislative session, Arizona lawmakers endorsed a key element of President Barack Obama’s health care law in a huge political victory for Republican Gov. Jan Brewer, after a lengthy fight over Medicaid expansion that divided the state’s Republican leadership.

06/14/2013

File photo of billionaire Warren Buffett. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Utah Coal Miners Protest Outside Berkshire Meeting

Dozens of Utah coal miners are picketing outside the doors of Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting in downtown Omaha.

05/04/2013

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Live And Local With Kevin Wall 03/21/13: CVS Pharmacy, Obamacare, And The Gripe Line

CVS plans to adopt a new policy that will affect employees who participate in the company’s health insurance plan.

03/21/2013

Walmart workers protest (Photo: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Americans Failed Walmart Workers

After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.

11/26/2012

President Barack Obama stands on stage with first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden after his victory speech on election night(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Happy Thanksgiving

The Buck Starts Here wishes a happy Thanksgiving to our readers. For progressives there is much to be thankful for this year.

11/22/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Four More Years Of Gridlock

Even the most liberal of Democrats must agree that Obama’s inability to get foes to work with him is severely impeding any progress this country.

11/08/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: This Is What A Mandate Looks Like

After two years and more than two billion dollars spent, President Obama was returned to Washington with a clear mandate on the economy and the direction of the country.

11/07/2012

File phot of President Barack Obama (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: President Obama Says Vote For Revenge

On Friday, President Barack Obama told his supporters at a campaign rally – inside a public high school, no less – to vote for revenge!

11/05/2012

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