By Avik Roy for Forbes – When I speak to conservatives about health care policy, I’m often asked the question: “Do you think that Obamacare is secretly a step toward single-payer health care?” I always explain that, while progressives may want single-payer, I don’t think that Obamacare is deliberately designed to bring about that outcome.…

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By John Nichols for the Nation – It is unsettling to listen as President Obama and House Speaker Pelosi talk up a health-care reform “plan” that has yet to take shape in any realistic form. The vagueness on the part of the president and the speaker is, of course, intentional. Obama and Pelosi are still…

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By Paul Kane for the Washington Post – Almost 30 key lawmakers helping draft landmark health-care legislation have financial holdings in the industry, totaling nearly $11 million worth of personal investments in a sector that could be dramatically reshaped by this summer’s debate. The list of members who have personal investments in the corporations that…

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