How liberals should talk about the Medicaid expansion
It became a viral story last week. But unlike the GOP, Washington Democrats refuse to apportion blame. It's time to highlight the real party of death panels.
In the month since The New Republic's investigation of the evangelical college, the school has issued many statements but few concrete details.
The heartbreaking failure of Haiti's recovery
Four years after an earthquake killed more than 200,000, here's what life in the country looks like today.
Your one-stop crisis news roundup for April 13
From 1964 to 1968, close to 34,000 Americans died in South Vietnam. We will never know how many Vietnamese women, men, and children perished during those years, but the total, according to most estimates, was at least one million. Among the dead were tens of thousands of civilians—blown apart by explosives dropped from planes, burned to death by napalm, or gunned down by U.S.
For sheer gall, this one may take the cake.
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 political ramifications of the decision, which are being badly spun or misinterpreted in unsurprising quarters.
If she deserves some blame, she also deserves some credit.
The hike in capital requirements isn't nearly enough
The hike in capital requirements isn't nearly enough.
Unless a popular figure with real stature eventually steps up, the coup threat suffers from an "and then what?!" problem.