Obamacare has a second chance to get it right: Progressive Blog Digest

A roundup of what progressive blogs are saying about today’s issues:


More: http://politicalwire.com/archives/2013/11/30/inside_the_effort_to_rescue_obamacare.html
Inside the Effort to Rescue Obamacare

Healthcare Website Still Improving

The immediate outlook on the HealthCare.gov site? Murky at best. But long-term prospects for the ACA are sound.


Congressional Approval Hits New Low

More things to be thankful for


Rep. Darrell Issa is very bad at his job

More: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/11/30/1256570/-This-would-be-a-scandal-but-only-if-it-were-true
This would be a scandal, but only if it were true

The Sunday talk show line-ups

ABC’S THIS WEEK: Iran, Afghanistan with Former Obama national security adviser Tom Donilon. Roundtable: Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK), Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan, and former Obama White House Senior Adviser David Plouffe, now an ABC News and Bloomberg News contributor. Football Concussions Roundtable: ABC News Chief Health and Medical Editor Dr. Richard Besser, USA Today columnist and ABC News consultant Christine Brennan, ESPN investigative reporter Mark Fainaru-Wada, co-author of “League of Denial: The NFL, Concussions and the Battle for Truth”, and former Buffalo Bills offensive lineman and Pro Football Hall of Fame member Joe DeLamielleure. Sunday Spotlight: U2 lead singer Bono on World AIDS Day.

CBS’ FACE THE NATION: Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ), and Ranking Member Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN). Then, Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) and his new book “Unintimidated.” “Plus, we’ll get analysis of the week’s news from William Kristol of The Weekly Standard and former White House Chief of Staff under President Obama, Bill Daley.” Plus, Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of “The Bully Pulpit,” A. Scott Berg, author of “Wilson” and Peter Baker, author of “Days of Fire.”

CNN’S STATE OF THE UNION: Former Vermont Governor Howard Dean and Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum on the latest Supreme Court Challenge to Obamacare. Then terror threats with Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI). Roundtable: Kevin Madden, Donna Brazile, Corey Dade of TheRoot.com.

MOYERS & COMPANY: Encore: Wendell Berry, Poet & Prophet. In a rare television interview, environmental legend and writer Wendell Berry leaves his Kentucky farm for an inspiring conversation.

NBC’S MEET THE PRESS: Chair of the House Intelligence Committee Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) and Ranking Member of the Budget Committee Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD). Then, former Healthcare Adviser to President Obama and Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel. Roundtable: David Brooks, Democratic Mayor of Baltimore Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Andrea Mitchell, Chuck Todd.
Bonus item: Thought piece of the day

Why Canada and U.S. Should Merge