Jonathan Cohn
Senior Editor

Obamacare Is Not a Job Killer
How critics are misreading a new government report
February 04, 2014

CBO updates it's Obamacare projections. The critics update their Obamacare distortions.

Farewell to Henry Waxman, a Liberal Hero
January 31, 2014

No living member of Congress has accomplished as much as he has.

People Who Hate Obamacare Would Hate the Republican Alternative Even More
January 30, 2014

Republican Senators are being praised for at last coming up with an alternative. Wait til people read the thing.

Rumors of Obamacare's Death (Spiral) Are Greatly Exaggerated
January 29, 2014

Another insurer says the system looks fine—not that you'll hear about it from conservatives.

Who You Calling a Lame Duck?
Three ways Obama thinks he can still make a difference
January 28, 2014

The prevailing consensus in Washington is that President Obama is done creating public policy. He may have the ambition to do more, the thinking goes, but he doesn’t have the political support.

SOTU Preview: "A Set of Concrete, Practical Proposals"
January 28, 2014

From the White House: Advance excerpts from the State of the Union

Obama's Minimum Wage Raise for Federal Contractors Is a Shot Across the GOP's Bow
January 28, 2014

Janitors in federal office buildings, food servers at veterans' hospitals, and other workers with low-paying jobs for the federal government may get paid more in the future—at least if President Barack Obama has anything to say about it.

Obamacare, Debt Ceiling—Yup, Here We Go Again
January 27, 2014

Republicans continue to insist the Affordable Care Act is an insurance company "bailout." It's not—and here's one more reason why.

Obamacare Enrollment Chugging Along, Up to 3 Million
January 24, 2014

Now that is working, those projections for private plan enrollment don't look so crazy.

Fewer Uninsured, Gallup Says—But Is It Obamacare?
January 23, 2014

A tantilizing, but very ambiguous, sign that the Affordable Care Act is starting to work