Jonathan Cohn
Senior Editor

Obama's Immigration Order Will Be Legal. But Will the Public Like It?
November 20, 2014 8:14 AM

Polls suggest voters are skeptical of executive action, but they're tired gridlock—and like the substance of what Obama is likely to do

The Lame Duck Government Was Busy Yesterday
Keystone fails, but here comes immigration
November 19, 2014

Keystone isn't going anywhere and neither is immigration reform, which is why Obama is about to act.

What Jon Gruber's Quotes Really Tell Us About Obamacare—and American Politics
November 17, 2014

Some thoughts on the MIT economist's role in the health care debate—and what he was trying to say

That Silence You Hear Is the Sound of Working Just Fine
November 17, 2014

I'm having fun with small denominators. But, really, things are working much better this time around.

Will Republicans Put a Hack in Charge of Washington's Last Impartial Institution?
November 17, 2014

Please, GOP, don't ruin the only functioning office on Capitol Hill.

Remember When the Experts Told You Not to Freak Out About Ebola? You Should Have Listened.
November 13, 2014

Public health officials, the experts, and the White House took all kinds of grief. But they were right about the disease.

Obama Is Having a Really Good Week for a Lame Duck President
November 13, 2014

Deadly diseases outbreak under control? Check. Historic climate treaty with world's biggest polluter? Check.

Here's What the Supreme Court Could Do to Insurance Premiums In Your State
November 11, 2014

In Mississippi, average monthly premiums would go from roughly $23 to $438. That's a 1800% increase.