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I knew I was part of the problem when I came face to face with hundreds of people, most of them soaking wet and standing in lines that stretched out of view, waiting to get care in animal stalls. That was the day I made a personal commitment to change my life—and to change the status quo.  Read my story From Epiphany to Advocacy.


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Wendell Potter shared U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders's video.Friday, September 29th, 2017 at 12:45am
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U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders
We do not have a health care system that's designed to provide quality, cost-effective care for all. It is to make many hundreds of billions a year in profits for insurance companies, drug companies and medical equipment suppliers.
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Wendell PotterFriday, May 26th, 2017 at 1:42am
Entrepreneurs and those who want to be would lose big if House GOP bill to repeal/replace Obamacare became law
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Wendell PotterWednesday, April 12th, 2017 at 7:11am
The GOP's renewed health care reform efforts would allow insurers to once again declare people "uninsurable."
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Wendell PotterWednesday, March 22nd, 2017 at 8:12am
The insurance companies will make out like bandits under the new GOP healthcare plan. Here I am talking about it on AM Joy on MSNBC
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Unraveling the "death spiral" spin on Obamacare
Wendell Potter on AM Joy 03.18.17
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Wendell Potter shared Loquitur Media's photo.Friday, February 17th, 2017 at 5:24am
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