Jonathan Cohn

Senior National Correspondent at Huffington Post, where he writes about health care politics and policy; author of “The Ten Year War: Obamacare and the Unfinished Crusade for Universal Coverage”

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Jonathan Cohn is a senior national correspondent for the Huffington Post and the author of Sick: The Untold Story of America's Health Care Crisis -- and the People Who Pay the Price. He is a former senior editor at the New Republic, where he wrote its blog, The Treatment.

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