Jonathan Cohn
Senior Editor

Don't Blame the Tea Party for the Shutdown. Blame Boehner.
September 30, 2013

For a few brief moments on Monday evening, it looked like House Republicans might finally come to their senses.

Is Obamacare's Medical-Device Tax Up for Negotiation?
September 30, 2013

The funding bill that House Republicans sent the Senate over the weekend calls for a one-year delay in implementation of Obamacare—a demand that, as even most Republicans seem to realize, neither Senate Democrats nor President Barack Obama will accep

Obamacare Is About to Go Live. Here's Why It Was Worth the Wait.
September 27, 2013

Obamacare’s new insurance marketplaces are scheduled to open for business on October 1, just a few days from now. For all the attention that date has received, it is less important than it might seem.

What Obamacare Will Cost You: Now We Know
September 25, 2013

President Obama, President Clinton, and Senator Ted Cruz all spent a lot of time talking about Obamacare on Tuesday.

This Optimistic News Actually Makes a Shutdown More Likely
September 23, 2013

Philip Klein of the Washington Examiner thinks a government shutdown, although possible, remains unlikely:...there’s still reason to believe that ...

Obamacare Online Will Be Glitchy. Don't Freak Out.
September 20, 2013

October 1 is less than two weeks away. And if you have followed the coverage of Obamacare, then you have heard a lot about that date.

This Creepy Anti-Obamacare Ad Will Give You Nightmares
September 19, 2013

Here's the latest ad against Obamacare. It involves a young woman on a medical-exam table and a creepy Uncle Sam mask. I'm not sure I can fully capture it with words, so just watch it—all the way until the end.

Boehner: Surrender on Obamacare, Or It's Shutdown City
September 18, 2013

House Republican leaders finally have a plan.

Our Economic Security Report Card: Not So Good
September 17, 2013

The Census Bureau has released its annual report on income, poverty and health insurance. The report is a bit like a national report card, showing us how well the U.S. provides for the economic security of its citizens.

The Republicans Who Are Learning to Embrace Obamacare
September 17, 2013

Most of the Obamacare press coverage on Monday was about a pair of polls—one from the Pew Center for the People and the Press, the other from NBC News and the Wall Street Journal.

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