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My New Year wishes are for good public policies

My New Year wishes are for good public policies

Jan. 15 |             By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   Happy New Year! January first and second are the days when most think of the “new” year, yet with the first Monday in January falling on January 6, that’s...

WWRDH: What would Republicans do on healthcare?

WWRDH: What would Republicans do on healthcare?

Dec. 4 |             By George E. Curry Guest Columnist   Many ardent conservatives are critical of the Affordable Care Act or what they derisively call “Obamacare.” But what are they proposing that proves that they...

Basics of the nation’s new healthcare law

Basics of the nation’s new healthcare law

Dec. 4 |               By Dr. Dionne Hart, MD What is the law known as “Obamacare” or the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? In March 2010, President Barack Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act...

Is President Obama a ‘lame duck’?

Is President Obama a ‘lame duck’?

Nov. 27 | You be the judge   In the last 20 days, discussion on both the left and the right has been about the failures of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the real name of what both sides call “Obamacare,” long a term of pride for Democrats and one of derision...

Black clergy push ‘Obamacare’ enrollment as glitches get fixed

Black clergy push ‘Obamacare’ enrollment as glitches get fixed

Oct. 30 |               By Hazel Trice Edney Guest Commentator   A team of African American preachers has sent a letter to President Barack Obama affirming their ”commitment to the Affordable Care Act” even as the...

Campaign launched to educate uninsured Minnesotans about Obamacare

Campaign launched to educate uninsured Minnesotans about Obamacare

Oct. 9 | Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota (PPMNS) is launching a campaign to help educate uninsured Minnesotans about the benefits and availability of new health insurance plans available through MNsure and help them get enrolled....

Obamacare ‘has something to do with Obama’

Obamacare ‘has something to do with Obama’

May. 29 | Photo by Charles Hallman   Beyond that, many folks are clueless how the new  insurance law affects them   By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   An April Kaiser Family Foundation survey found many Americans are either unsure or still confused...

Ellison on taxes, Affirmative Action, gay marriage and reelection

Ellison on taxes, Affirmative Action, gay marriage and reelection

Jul. 11 |     Rep. Keith Ellison MSR file photo By Dwight Hobbes Contributing Writer U.S. Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN), up for reelection this November, has represented Minnesota’s Fifth Congressional District since 2007 and is co-chair of the...