My Obamacare Truther Moment
July 31, 2014
I told a radio interviewer I wasn't really sure about a detail in the Senate bill—and then I kept talking. Bad idea.
Jonathan Gruber: 'It Was Just a Mistake'
July 25, 2014
In 2012, MIT economist Jonathan Gruber said the same thing the law's critics now allege in a lawsuit. What gives? "I misspoke," he says.
Millions would lose financial assistance for buying insurance. That's just what the law's critics want.
Libertarians are trying to upend the law—and rewrite history. Will they succeed?
The Final, Last-Ditch Anti-Obamacare Challenge: A Courtroom Dispatch
December 03, 2013
Obamacare won't be clear until this is finally dismissed
Obamacare's Single Most Relentless Antagonist
November 12, 2013
It’s been widely noted that one of the biggest challenges for the Obama administration in setting up the new federal exchange for health insurance was that the project was much bigger than anticipated. Why?
The Legal Crusade to Undermine Obamacare—and Rewrite History
December 05, 2012
Can one determined libertarian stop millions of people from getting health insurance?
Conservatives' Last Legal Option to Invalidate Obamacare
June 29, 2012
If Republicans take the White House and both chambers of Congress in November, there’s a good chance they will repeal most, if not all, of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. But after yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling, the law is safe from legal challenges, right? Not so fast. We may see one more last-ditch conservative effort to gut a major portion of the law. Right now, there are small challenges to Obamacare that are making their ways through the courts.
The Health Care Regulatory Race To the Bottom
May 26, 2011
The one health care proposal Republicans can agree on is to allow insurers to sell health insurance across state lines. Liberals object that this would create a regulatory race to the bottom.
Revisiting Snowe's Lay-Down
January 19, 2010
A couple days ago, I suggested that one option for Democrats to consider if they lose Massachusetts would be to go back to Olympia Snowe and find out if she wants to deal.