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To celebrate American Progress’ 20th anniversary, CAP President and CEO Patrick Gaspard joins the show to discuss the organization's legacy and its lasting impact on all Americans.
Oct 27, 2023
Daniella Gibbs Léger, Colin Seeberger, Erin Phillips, 4 More
Kelly McCoy, Sam Signorelli, Em Espey, Patrick Gaspard
A cancer survivor and retiree, Susan Robertson, shares how the Inflation Reduction Act helped her save more than $400 in health care costs. A new lawsuit from pharmaceutical companies threatens to reverse the law’s Medicare reforms.
Sep 28, 2023
The Michigan Independent
William Garcia shares his story about how the Affordable Care Act provided his daughter with critical access to health care. William’s story exemplifies the importance of the law and the need to expand it.
Sep 21, 2023
The Wisconsin Independent
This CAP story collection details the experiences of doctors, doulas, and nurse practitioners since the overturn of Roe v. Wade and their fears in the rapidly evolving legal landscape of abortion care.
Jun 23, 2023
the Center for American Progress
Kellan Baker joins Colin to discuss Pride month, attacks on transgender rights and access to health care, and policy issues that affect broader LGBTQI+ health.
Jun 9, 2023
Daniella Gibbs Léger, Colin Seeberger, Erin Phillips, 2 More
Kelly McCoy, Sam Signorelli
CEO of the Clean Slate Initiative Sheena Meade and Daniella discuss reentry for people impacted by the criminal justice system and available options for policymakers to prioritize second chances for Americans.
Apr 13, 2023
A Wisconsin patient with a rare condition was protected by the ACA’s preexisting condition provision and continuity of care.
Mar 20, 2023
A cancer patient in Illinois is relieved to have health care protections from the ACA.
A Kansas state legislator accessed ACA subsidies for affordable and reliable health care.
A Georgia woman explains how the ACA’s protections have ensured her access to reliable health care.
A small-business owner in Minnesota explains how the ACA allowed her the freedom to quit her job and start her business.
Americans share how the Affordable Care Act has changed their lives and continues to benefit them.
Recent legislative victories are making it easier for Americans to obtain health coverage, afford prescription drugs, and live healthier lives.
Mar 15, 2023
Virginia critical care nurse Cate Weiss writes about how abortion bans criminalize medical care and put medical professionals in legal limbo, which in turn jeopardizes patient care.
Jan 28, 2023
Lifelong asthma sufferer Carol Brown is eager to see the prescription drug savings from the Inflation Reduction Act. Beginning in 2025, Brown will save thousands of dollars annually due to the $2,000 copay cap.
Nov 18, 2022
the Arizona Capitol Times
A Republican default on the national debt would exacerbate inflation, increase costs, and put Americans’ benefits at risk.
Oct 21, 2022
Colin Seeberger, Will Ragland
This collection features stories from Americans threatened by the harmful rhetoric and legislative actions of MAGA Republicans.
Oct 17, 2022
An Arkansas resident who relies on Social Security and Medicare denounces proposals to cut or sunset the programs.
This collection features stories from people in Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, and New Hampshire whose lives have been improved by the legislation passed during the Biden administration’s first two years.
Sep 20, 2022
A Carson City, Nevada, retiree looks forward to having Medicare negotiate on his behalf upon enrollment.
A New Hampshire retiree hopes the Inflation Reduction Act will allow him to afford his prescription drugs, instead of relying on samples from his doctor.
The Inflation Reduction Act’s health insurance subsidies and drug pricing reforms will improve health care affordability for Americans.
Aug 12, 2022
the Center for American Progress
Nicole Rapfogel, Emily Gee
This storybook features women in Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, and New Hampshire whose stories center on issues from prescription drug pricing and health insurance, to child care and paid leave.
Jul 27, 2022
A cancer survivor describes how quality health insurance from her union job covered major surgeries and expensive medication.
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