Obamacare

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 "Surge" Surge Must Be Stopped
October 21, 2013

In a blog post Sunday, the Department of Health and Human Services acknowledged “difficulties” since the launch of Healthcare.gov—the national healthcare-exchange site for Americans not living in states that set up their own exchanges—and promised a

How Republicans Became Accidental Champions of Obamacare
October 21, 2013

Yes, it is awfully rich that Republicans and conservative commentators, after doing their utmost to undermine the Affordable Care Act these past few years, are now carping about the serious flaws in the Web sites set up to process applications for he

A British Woman Spent Three Days in a U.S. Hospital. Here's What She Learned About Obamacare.
October 18, 2013

For a foreigner who wants to learn how the US works--or doesn't--there's nothing trying to navigate the American medical system.  

The Truth About the Obamacare Rollout
The feds botched the website. But the states are doing much better.
October 18, 2013

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

How Obama, Reid, and Pelosi Stopped Republican Extortion
Three reasons the Democrats won
October 17, 2013

It’s over. The Senate voted yes. The House voted yes. President Obama signed the bill and, on Thursday, the federal government is open for business again.

The Republicans May Lose, But So Will You
October 15, 2013

Americans who want jobs or mortgages will suffer because John Boehner didn't have the guts to stiff the Tea Party

Tick, Tick, Tick... Is This Boehner's Last Ransom Note?
October 15, 2013

Democrats and Republicans in the Senate have nearly completed a deal that would reopen the government and increase the Treasury Department's debt ceiling. President Obama has signalled his support, as have Democratic leaders in the House.

The Senate Budget Deal Spares Obamacare—Except for These Two Changes
October 14, 2013

Senate leaders are near an agreement that would re-open the government and increase the debt ceiling.

The Blaze of Glory Fallacy
October 10, 2013

My colleague Michael Kinsley wrote a post today urging President Obama to give in to Republican demands and agree to a one-year delay of the Affordable Care Act.

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