Jonathan Cohn
Senior Editor

The Real Travesty of Virginia's Medicaid Fight
Forget the politics and the shady deal. The scandal is the people who won't get health care.
June 09, 2014

Forget the shady deal-making—it's the low-income people who desperately need health care and won't get it.

The Latest Obamacare Glitch and Why It's (Probably) No Big Deal
June 03, 2014

Hey, we didn't say they'd fixed everything.

Why Enviros Are Saying Such Nice Things About the New EPA Rules
June 02, 2014

They say it's a big deal in the fight against global warming—substantively and symbolically—even if there's a lot more to do.

Obama to Take Big Step on Climate Change—Will It Be Big Enough?
June 01, 2014

Monday's announcement of new regulations on coal-fired power plants will be historic. But big questions remain.

Obamacare Is Slashing Those Crazy COBRA Premiums
Conservatives say the law crushes liberty. See why this woman disagrees.
May 29, 2014

Conservatives say the law crushes liberty. They should talk to people like Donielle Scherff.

One More Reason Obama's Power Plant Rules Will Make the GOP Nuts
May 29, 2014

It's the idea mainstream conservatives used to support—and participation by states will be voluntary. But, you know, it's still Obama.

Conservatives Are Missing the Point of Obama's Climate Change Plan
May 28, 2014

Conservatives say U.S. efforts are pointless, because China won't go along. The Chinese are proving otherwise.

Obama's New Rules for Coal Plants Are a B.F.D. The Ensuing Political Fight May Be Even Bigger.
May 25, 2014

June 2 will be a big day for Obama—and an even bigger day for the planet

The Veterans Affairs Scandal Was Decades in the Making
Yes, you should be angry. But at whom?
May 21, 2014

It's scandalous how we treat our veterans, and that's been true for at least half a century.

A New Obamacare Detail That Could Save You Some Money—Or Cost You Even More
Economists love this idea, consumer advocates hate it, and both may be right
May 19, 2014

The administration has signed off a new way employers can pay for medical services. You might save some money—or get stuck with a really, really big bill.

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