Jonathan Cohn
Senior Editor

One More, Very Small Hint of Obamacare Progress
February 12, 2014

The data is murky, but it sounds a lot more like success than failure.

A Controversial New Study Says Mammograms Don't Save Lives. Should We Believe It?
February 12, 2014

If the researchers are right, screening all women starting at 40 yields a lot of false diagnoses—without any clear benefit.

Are Republicans Afraid to Talk About Michael Sam?
February 11, 2014

It's been mostly cheers for Michael Sam, except on the right—where it's been mostly silence. Can that change?

Administration Delays an Obamacare Requirement—for the Second Time
February 10, 2014

It shouldn't affect policy a whole lot. But maybe 

Now Conservatives Are Complaining That Obamacare Doesn't Do Enough
February 10, 2014

The health law's critics find a new way to twist the numbers.

Calling the Republican Bluff on Immigration
February 09, 2014

Republicans don't trust Obama to enforce new immigration laws? Fine, says Schumer—let's start the new program after Obama leaves office.

Why CVS Is Halting Tobacco Sales, in Three Charts
February 05, 2014

Demand for cigarettes is declining, while demand for in-store medical services is booming. 

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.