Jonathan Cohn
Senior Editor

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

Policy Journalism Is Having Its Moment
January 21, 2014

It's a good time for the producers of serious journalism—and an even better one for the consumers of it.

Obamacare in Red and Blue America: Two Charts Tell the Story
January 19, 2014

Two graphs show how differently the Affordable Care Act is playing out in more conservative parts of the country.