The Majority Report with Sam Seder

The New Republic's journalist Jonathan Cohn explains the Senate bill that almost was, why Republicans and some Democrats are shilling for the medical device industry, the need for reforms across the healthcare industry, how healthcare reform lowers costs and expands care, why mostly people won't be impacted by health care reform, understanding the glitches on the Obamacare websites and all the ways Republicans are trying to sabotage the bill.

On The Better Half: kindergarteners forces into high stakes testing as part of the testing obsession, Congressman Chris Van Hollen exposes how the Republicans rigged the rules of Congress to insure a shutdown,all the ways defaulting on the debt would cause massive catastrophe and your calls and IMs.

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