Kathleen Sebelius

Sebelius Resignation Doesn't Mean What Supporters Or Critics Claim
April 11, 2014

My colleague Jonathan Cohn has written an excellent analysis of the circumstances surrounding Kathleen Sebelius' resignation, which will be officially announced later today.I'd like to add a level of abstraction by explaining the timing, and the poli

The Sebelius Legacy: One Epic Tech Failure, Millions of Newly Insured Americans
April 10, 2014

If she deserves some blame, she also deserves some credit.

You Can Still Have Weak Health Insurance Under Obamacare—For Now
December 20, 2013

If you liked your old skimpy health plan, you may not be able to keep it. But now you can get a new, somewhat skimpy health plan instead, at least for a little while.

Obama and Sebelius Still Can’t Decide Whether Healthcare.gov Is Ready
November 27, 2013

The only question is when the administration will decide to toss her.

Guess Who Really Wants to Take Away Your Insurance: Republicans
October 30, 2013

Republicans are outraged that some Americans must give up their current insurance plans because they don't satisfy Obamacare's new regulations for benefits and pricing.

Another Problem With Republican Obstructionism: You Can't Fire Incompetents
October 25, 2013

Ever since the disastrous launch of the federal Obamacare website, conservatives have been calling for the head of Kathleen Sebelius, the secretary of Health and Human Services.  Representative Bill Johnson, Republican of Ohio, answered "absolutely"

Obamacare Has Had a Brutal Few Days, But It's the Next Few Weeks That Count
October 22, 2013

President Obama’s Rose Garden speech Monday was supposed to send two messages—one, that he is determined to fix Obamacare’s troubled federal websites and, two, that the law is already helping many people get insurance.

The Truth About the Obamacare Rollout
October 18, 2013

The feds botched the website. But the states are doing much better. 

Plan B: The Political Football Obama Keeps Punting
May 03, 2013

Why can't the Obama administration treat the morning-after pill like any other drug?

A Texan on Perry's Medicaid Rejection: 'Devastating'
July 11, 2012

Texas Governor Rick Perry on Monday said that he wants no part of the Affordable Care Act’s expansion of Medicaid. Perry isn’t the first Republican governor to take this position. Five others, including Florida’s Rick Scott and Louisiana’s Bobby Jindal, announced their opposition to the expansion last week.