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  • Will Jonathan Gruber kill Obamacare?

    Will Jonathan Gruber kill Obamacare?
    Was Obamacare sold on a pack of lies or just political spin? Questions like that have turned Jonathan Gruber, who helped create President Barack Obama's health care plan, into a possible threat to its survival. That's why Obamacare opponents can...
  • Economist Jonathan Gruber's Obamacare comments show his cynicism

    Economist Jonathan Gruber has become a household name in the nation's capital and the media for saying that Democrats disguised unpopular provisions of the healthcare reform bill in order to win Congress' approval. Yet his comments didn't reveal...
  • Connecticut Politicians React to President Obama's Speech

    Connecticut Politicians React to President Obama's Speech
    Members of Connecticut's Democratic congressional delegation expressed strong supprt for President Obama's executive order on immigration. Sen. Richard Blumenthal: President Obama is using his well-established legal powers to reform a sadly-broken,...
  • Who's really 'stupid' in this Obamacare flap?

    Who's really 'stupid'  in this Obamacare flap?
    Was Obamacare sold on a pack of lies or just political spin? Questions like that have turned Jonathan Gruber, who helped to create President Barack Obama's health care plan, into a possible threat to its survival. That's why Obamacare opponents can...
  • Cal Thomas: Ask Jonathan Gruber who looks stupid now

    Cal Thomas: Ask Jonathan Gruber who looks stupid now
    "Stupid is as stupid does" — Forrest Gump Unless you regularly follow conservative media, you may not have heard what one of the architects of the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) thinks about you. Jonathan Gruber is a Massachusetts Institute...
  • Silicon Valley lukewarm to Obama's immigration reform moves

    Technology leaders in Silicon Valley and the Southland collectively reacted to President Obama's national address with a shrug and a slight smile. But nobody's jumping for joy. That's because presidential orders on immigration cannot address the...
  • Congressional reactions to President Obama's immigration reform announcement

    Congressional reactions to President Obama's immigration reform announcement
    Reactions from Florida's congressional delegation are trickling in about President Barack Obama's announcement of his immigration reform orders. Not surprisingly, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D, and U.S. Reps. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, and Corrinie Brown, D-...
  • House Republicans sue Obama over Affordable Care Act enactment

    After searching for months to find an attorney who would take their case, House Republicans made good on their threat to sue the Obama administration Friday, filing a lawsuit challenging the president's authority to enact key parts of the Affordable...
  • Obamacare is a 'varsity stinker'

    Obamacare is a 'varsity stinker'
    OK, I can't help myself. Over the past three years, I have written at least a dozen columns critical of Obamacare (a.k.a. The "Affordable Care Act") in this space and devoted an entire chapter to the topic in my book "America: Hope for Change." Yet,...
  • Long-term unemployment persists

    Long-term unemployment persists
    Leticia Vives thought her rise from teller to senior teller to manager during 23 years at Bank of America had earned her staying power, or at least the experience to find work elsewhere. Still jobless 18 months after being let go in a downsizing move,...
  • L.A. wage hikes spark fierce debate

    L.A. wage hikes spark fierce debate
    Los Angeles has thrust itself into the center of one of the most contentious debates in modern economics — what happens when you raise the minimum wage? — as city leaders consider mandating $13.25 an hour. Since their inception in the...