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Misinformation meets Dysfunction: The Politics of Healthcare Reform

In this March 30, 2017, photo, the U.S. Capitol dome is seen at dawn in Washington. The crash of the House Republican health care bill may well have transformed an issue the party has long used to bash Democrats into the GOP's very own political nightmare. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)


After seven years pledging to kill “Obamacare” the Republican House fell conspicuously short of that goal last week.  It looks like healthcare will be on the political backburner for a while. Given that healthcare is about one-sixth of our entire economy, however, the surrounding issues are guaranteed to persist.

  • Chuck Coughlin is one of the sharpest political minds around.
  • Francine Hardaway is a healthcare policy guru.

Our guests discuss the current state of healthcare policy in America in the aftermath of the recent failure to repeal “Obamacare”.