GAP

Worst Words in Washington
October 12, 2011

Welcome to TNR’s 2011 list issue. Earlier this week we named DC's most over-covered stories, most over-rated thinkers, most powerful, least famous people, and TNR's favorite people. Today's installment: the worst words in Washington.

Mccain's High Risk Health Plan--exposed
October 30, 2008

One of the more curiously named elements of John McCain's health care plan is something he calls the "Guaranteed Access Plan" (GAP). According to McCain and his advisers, the GAP is there to make sure even people with pre-existing medical conditions can purchase an individual health insurance policy, something that's frequently impossible now.