Stories by Igor Volsky

Igor Volsky is a Health Care Researcher/Blogger for and The Progress Report at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Igor is co-author of Howard Dean’s "Prescription for Real Healthcare Reform." subscribe to Igor Volsky's feed

Posted on: May 26, 2014, Source: Think Progress

This subculture betrays deep rooted misogyny and homophobia, as well as users who feel entitled to have sex with beautiful women.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2014, Source: ThinkProgress

Ryan makes crystal clear which health care provisions they wouldn't keep.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2014, Source: ThinkProgress

But the Congressman's assessment of the report — a prelude to the GOP Budget — still characterizes aid as counterproductive and ineffective.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2014, Source: ThinkProgress

GOP leaders say the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was a waste of tax dollars, but took advantage of its benefits.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2014, Source: ThinkProgress

President Obama will focus on the growing gap between rich and poor in tonight's State of the Union address. Here's why you should listen.

Posted on: Jan 20, 2014, Source: ThinkProgress

South Carolina legislator claims that the Second Amendment clearly allows for rapid-fire weapons in the classroom.

Posted on: Jan 20, 2014, Source: ThinkProgress

The slain civil rights leader was a critic of capitalism, the Vietnam War, and championed reproductive rights.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2014, Source: ThinkProgress

Television commercials promoting tourism on the Jersey Shore starred the Governor and his family.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2013, Source: Think Progress

The money will be used to support the University’s business school and underwrite the hiring of three visiting scholars and a “visiting scholar-practitioner from the business world.”

Posted on: Nov 4, 2013, Source: Think Progress

United Healthcare dropped the patient's coverage because they didn’t want to pay for sicker patients.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2013, Source: Think Progress

CNN Anchor left the congresswoman dumbfounded after she was unable to substantiate medical privacy claims.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2013, Source: Think Progress

Adds to state's rich history of homophobic pols.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2013, Source: Think Progress

But only if Obama becomes A Republican.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2013, Source: Think Progress

Some House Republicans are hoping to use the coming fight over raising the nation’s debt limit as leverage to score structural reforms to entitlement programs.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2013, Source: Think Progress

Records indicate that Alexis had reported hearing “voices in his head" -- but this didn't stop him from legally buying a gun and a conceal carry weapon.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2013, Source: Think Progress

On second thought, caffeine and bullets aren't such a great combo.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2013, Source: Think Progress

Heritage Foundation president and former senator Jim DeMint humiliates himself, and the Republican party, at a town hall in Delaware.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2013, Source: ThinkProgress

A state senator who is advocating for arming teachers in the aftermath of Newtown accidentally shot a teacher with a rubber bullet during a training course.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2013, Source: Think Progress

It could just be!

Posted on: Jul 16, 2013, Source: Think Progress

Shocking insight into how the group of six women reached its decision to acquit the defendant of all charges in the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.