This just may be a "perfect storm," in terms of the number of high-profile, contentious cases set to be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court this year, in the months before the U.S. presidential election. With immigration, affirmative action, and, of course, the healthcare law, the Supreme Court will be front-and-center on important campaign issues.
Germans have had a form of national healthcare for about 100 years. Conservative and liberals, employees and employers all embrace the national system as one that leads to a healthier, more productive workforce. So, when it comes to understanding the U.S. debate, they're left scratching their heads.
Experts worry a broad Supreme Court ruling on Medicaid expansion could rewrite limits of federal power
As the Supreme Court takes up the last day of arguments over the Affordable Care Act, supporters of the bill are pointing to what they say are dire consequences of a decision to strike down the federal expansion of Medicaid. They say such an expansion could put an end to programs like unemployment benefits, the Clean Air Act or the Civil Rights Act.
With President Obama's healthcare law in court, the administration has begun a campaign to co-opt and embrace the term "Obamacare." In an effort to defend the contentious Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Obama and his supporters are redefining the word Obamacare.
As the U.S. Supreme Court debates the Affordable Healthcare Act, there's a growing discussion about the level of political heat that may come down, no matter what the decision is.
The Supreme Court is debating not only the constitutionality of the healthcare reform law, but also whether they can even take up the case yet, or whether an obscure federal law will keep it out of the court until 2014. Arguments continue Tuesday and Wednesday.
Libya's wounded and sick are turning east to get medical treatment. The transitional government is paying millions of dollars for Libyans to get treatment in Jordan — known to have some of the best hospitals in the Arab world.
Rush Limbaugh this week went on the offensive against Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown Law student who was to testify before Congress about access to contraception. He called her a slut and said she should have to put videos of her sex life online because the public was paying for her contraception.
New polling suggests that Mitt Romney's healthcare reform law in Massachusetts, which President Barack Obama has held up as a model for his plan, is supported by an overwhelming margin by Massachusetts residents — supports its held basically since it was introduced.
President Barack Obama on Friday said his administration will grant a broader exemption for religious organization that have an objection to providing contraceptive services to women as part of their health plans. The announcement comes amid a brewing controversy over his administration's proposal to grant a much narrower exemption.