GOP opposition to Obamacare baffles Dr. Sullivan

By Wendell Potter

Commentary: former HHS Secretary Sullivan says Obamacare resembles plan crafted by Republicans.

Obamacare subscribers: Beware of high deductibles

By Wendell Potter

Commentary: Low premiums plans may cause sticker shock down the road for Obamacare subscribers.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Health":

"… ted the 114-page “Navigator Resource Guide” developed by the Center on Health Insurance Reforms at Georgetown University Health Policy Institute to help …"

"… veloped by the Center on Health Insurance Reforms at Georgetown University Health Policy Institute to help navigators like DeGolia deal with all the questio …"

"… until they were sick to buy coverage, premiums would be very expensive … Health insurers need a mix of Healthy and sick people to make premiums fair for e …"

Lawyer selected for Czech ambassadorship also major Obama fundraiser

By Michael Beckel

Attorney Andrew Schapiro has become the latest of the president's campaign bundlers tapped for a top diplomatic post.

Obama budget no windfall for beleaguered FEC

By Dave Levinthal

President's proposal provides the beleaguered agency with less money than it asked for.

Dizzying array of options in Obamacare can lead to expensive mistakes

By Wendell Potter

Commentary: Health insurers offer a wide range of plans on exchanges, customers should pay attention to the details.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Health":

"… hould log on sooner rather than later. Although most of the problems with HealthCare.gov have been resolved, signing up for coverage that’s best for you …"

"… That happened to my friend Donna Smith, who as executive director of the Health Care for All Colorado Foundation, knows more about Health insurance than m …"

Congress twists the relevant facts on purpose

By Wendell Potter

Commentary: Congressional Budget Office report deliberately distorted.

Obamacare: yes, there's plenty in it for you

By Wendell Potter

Commentary: polling shows public doesn't understand the law.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Health":

"… associated with the federally operated Health insurance market place (www.Healthcare.gov), enrollment has surged since most of the problems were fixed. B …"

Kill the Election Assistance Commission?

By Dave Levinthal

Two nominees to the Election Assistance Commission languish in limbo as Congress dithers over its future.

Fighting the 'spin' war over Obamacare

By Wendell Potter

Commentary: GOP topping Dems with message discipline.

As glitches fade, Obamacare approval will rise

By Wendell Potter

Commentary: as website improves, customers are finding insurance deals.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Health":

"… affordable. Considering all the negative stories about the malfunctioning HealthCare.gov website and policy cancellations folks have been receiving, the st …"

"… inally got the Medicaid denial she was expecting, Smith called Connect for Health Colorado — the name of the state exchange — and worked with an employe …"

What Congress didn't say: Obamacare outlaws policies that are essentially worthless

By Wendell Potter

Commentary: Obamacare outlaws worthless policies that insurers loved to sell.

Obama bundlers nominated for diplomatic posts in New Zealand, Iceland

By Michael Beckel

President Obama has named two more of his top campaign fundraisers for plum, overseas diplomatic posts.

HealthCare.gov disaster symptom of larger problem

By Wendell Potter

COMMENTARY: website's problems speak to broader issue.

Lobbying dips overall, but the beat goes on for guns, drugs and agriculture

By Dave Levinthal

But third-quarter expenditures are down for many special interests.

Opponents' missteps locked in Obamacare's future

By Wendell Potter

COMMENTARY: Republicans overplayed their hand, just as WellPoint did in 2010.

Shutdown takes focus off Obamacare glitches

By Wendell Potter

COMMENTARY: Republicans can't take advantage of problems surrounding launch of health care plan due to shutdown.

Reader-approved analysis from Wendell Potter

By Sarah Whitmire

Revisit some of the best analysis from former health insurance exec-turned-whistleblower, Wendell Potter.

Senate committee delays vote on FEC nominees

By Dave Levinthal and Michael Beckel

Obama's two new picks for elections agency must wait a little longer to learn their fate.

Fear-mongering won't scuttle Obamacare

By Wendell Potter

Opponents want to scuttle health reform, but time is running out.

OPINION: doing 'as much harm as possible' to Florida's insured

By Wendell Potter

OPINION: Florida law blocks state insurance commissioner from regulating rates.

Obamacare facts separated from spin by Wendell Potter, FactCheck.org

By Bill Buzenberg

Navigating the politicized issue of the Affordable Care Act is made easier by Wendell Potter and FactCheck.org.

OPINION: reality check on the Affordable Care Act

By Wendell Potter

Disinformation, sloppy coverage are confusing the public about Obamacare.

FEC nominations moving forward

By Dave Levinthal

The Senate Rules Committee is planning an appointment hearing for July 24.

White House nominates new FEC commissioners

By Dave Levinthal

White House nominates pair to agency overseeing campaign finance.

OPINION: a cynical search for loopholes

By Wendell Potter

Insurers find ways to avoid 'essential benefits'.

OPINION: ObamaCare myths and realities

By Wendell Potter

Insurance exchanges will introduce real competition.

Lobbyists make it rain for Democrats

By Michael Beckel

DSCC, DCCC collect nearly $1 million from lobbyist-bundlers during first quarter.

Obama inauguration fueled by corporations, unions

By Dave Levinthal

Companies, unions and special interests fuel January event with more than $18 million.

OPINION: Obamacare's help for small business

By Wendell Potter

Obamacare will make it easier for small businesses to provide coverage

The anatomy of a misleading fundraising email

By Dave Levinthal

Democrats' latest fundraising pitch rife with misleading rhetoric.

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