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Paul Ryan, Chris Van Hollen, Tom Price, House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., center, presides over a markup session where House Republicans are crafting a budget-balancing plan that sharply cuts spending on transportation, health care programs for the middle class and the poor, food stamps and other domestic initiatives, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ryan is flanked by Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., right, the committee's ranking member, and Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., left. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
July 27, 2014 | Perspectives

The Republican from Wisconsin has downloaded some populist rhetoric to go with his “kinder, gentler” talk about poverty. But his populism is not the real thing. Continue reading

In this June 6, 2014 file photo, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., gestures as he speaks during a gala prior to the start of the Virginia GOP Convention in Roanoke, Va.
July 26, 2014 | Perspectives

A diverse set of activists and experts who understand poverty firsthand respond to Paul Ryan’s new proposal to address poverty. Continue reading

A SWAT team officer stands watch near an apartment house where the suspect in a shooting at a movie theatre lived in Aurora, Colo., Friday, July 20, 2012. As many as 14 people were killed and 50 injured at a shooting at the Century 16 movie theatre early Friday during the showing of the latest Batman movie. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
June 9, 2014 | News & Notes

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Brand Thornton, of Las Vegas, blows a shofar on a hillside above a protest area near Bunkerville, Nev. Friday, April 11, 2014. Thorton joined others to protest the Bureau of Land Management's cattle roundup owned by Cliven Bundy. Bundy claims ancestral rights to graze his cattle on lands his Mormon family settled in the 19th century. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, John Locher) LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; LAS VEGAS SUN OUT
May 9, 2014 | News & Notes

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April 22, 2014 | Blog

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April 14, 2014 | Blog

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March 29, 2014 | Blog

A prerequisite for any adult conversation is telling the truth. The congressman falls monumentally short there. Continue reading

Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas, greets supporters after addressing thousands of tea party activists at the U.S. Capitol. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 26, 2014 | Blog

The real cost of conservatives’ cruelty cannot be measured in dollars and cents, but in people’s lives. Continue reading

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March 20, 2014 | Blog

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Patient Luis Gutierrez, right, talks with Dr. Javier Hiriart at Camillus Health Concern, Wednesday, June 27, 2012, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
February 12, 2014 | Blog

States refusing to expand Medicaid now have to spend big bucks rescuing struggling hospitals. Continue reading

Moral March on Raleigh
February 10, 2014 | Blog

Estimates say somewhere between 80 and 100,000 people turned out for the Moral March on Raleigh. Continue reading

A homeless man naps inside the main terminal atrium of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Erik S. Lesser)
January 21, 2014 | Blog

MSNBC’s Suzy Khimm reports that refusing to expand Medicaid inflicts a great deal of real-world damage on some of Georgia’s residents. Continue reading

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January 8, 2014 | Blog

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January 3, 2014 | Blog

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December 18, 2013 | Blog

A new study shows that poor minorities will make up a disproportionate share of the health insurance “coverage gap.” Continue reading

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