- Staff Writer
Stephanie McCrummen is a national reporter for The Washington Post. Before that, she was the paper’s East Africa bureau chief. She’s also written about the suburban housing boom and education reform, among other subjects. She joined the Post in December 2004 from Newsday in New York. She is originally from Birmingham, Alabama.
The Affordable Care Act took effect Jan.1. Soon after, the newly insured in Kentucky’s rural Breathitt County started trickling in.
The movement, which is facing low popularity in polls, is hoping to strengthen its grass-roots efforts.
As many who don’t have or have never had insurance get coverage, the national debate takes a back seat.
Officials seek to “standardize” Islamic preaching, but critics say the effort could add fuel to the coup backlash.