Obama has had a good week. And another set of premature Washington obits can safely be ignored.
Obamacare won't be clear until this is finally dismissed
What do you get for fighting the gun extremists? Emails about your kids, and online pictures of a knife stuck in your bloody skull. A terrifying story.
From the moment that the Supreme Court allowed states to opt out of the Affordable Care Act’s expansion of Medicaid – in a 7-2 ruling joined by Justices Breyer and Kagan – I’ve been among the more pessimistic when it comes to assessing the willingness of states to accept the expansion. Yes, the deal being offered states seems too good to pass up – the federal government covers the full cost of the expansion for the first three years, sliding down to 90 percent for the long term.
Stop mourning bipartisan comity, sanctimonious Beltway scolds! It died a long time before the filibuster did.
Rebranding himself as an anti-poverty crusader, Ryan forgets a few key things he did
Rebranding himself as an anti-poverty crusader, Ryan talks about the 2012 campaign as if Mitt were the only one who disparaged the poor
Earlier this year, I followed Senator Joe Manchin to town hall meetings with constituents in southern West Virginia to see how voters were reacting to his role in pushing for expanded background checks for gun purchases. What I found, on the whole, was that voters weren’t that exercised about guns.
Attention, scared Democrats: Resisting the urge to tweak now is in your political interest later
Attention, scared liberals: Resisting pressure to tweak the law now is in your political interest later. Here's why.
It’s been widely noted that one of the biggest challenges for the Obama administration in setting up the new federal exchange for health insurance was that the project was much bigger than anticipated. Why? Because far fewer states than expected decided to set up their own exchanges—36 of them left the task to the federal government.
Attempts to draw parallels between our political debates and Nazi Germany are, as is often lamented, a dime a dozen in contemporary discourse. Rarely, however, do they run to more than 200 pages, plus bibliography.