| Jun 18, 2013
Sharp-eyed consumers may notice a change at Capital Blue Cross. No, this is not an announcement about lower premiums (although that would be a good idea!) It's a new logo. (See right.) The company in a press release said the new logo is emblematic of...
| Jun 19, 2013
Sharp-eyed consumers may notice a change at Capital BlueCross. No, this is not an announcement about lower premiums (although that would be a good idea!) It's a new logo. (See right.) The company in a press release said the new logo is emblematic of its...
| Sep 1, 2013
Princeton economist Paul Krugman, writing in his New York Times column about Republicans now howling about how awful Obamacare is: Their rudest shock is yet to come. You see, this thing isn’t going to be the often-predicted “train wreck....
| Aug 29, 2011
First of two parts | Part two
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa doesn't like to talk about his legacy. He's still moving forward, plowing through the work that is left for him to accomplish with two years remaining. Like it or not, though, this is what faces...
| Nov 4, 2012
After a year of campaign sound and fury, we're about to hold an election that will probably fail to usher in the one thing voters of all stripes would like to see: an end to the partisan gridlock in Congress.
Neither President Obama nor Mitt Romney...
| Nov 29, 2011
Earlier this month, the left-wing magazine the Nation highlighted Joe Therrien as a symbol of the Occupy Wall Street movement. A New York City public school drama teacher, Therrien was frustrated with the shortcomings of the school system. So he quit...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 10:35 AM
Dr. Carolyn Clancy thinks day and night about improving the quality of health care in this country. As director of the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, that's her job. In the next several years, she'll be a key player in a new $1...
| Jan 28, 2013
WASHINGTON — The media herd is stunned to discover that Barack Obama is a man of the left. After 699 teleprompted presidential speeches, the commentariat was apparently still oblivious. Until last week's inaugural address, that is.
| Jan 4, 2012
| 3:28 PM
In a meeting with the Daily Press editorial board Wednesday, Gov. Bob McDonnell answered questions about his proposed budget and priorities in the upcoming legislative session. He also aired his views on health care and its funding. These are some...
| Apr 1, 2012
The fate of the Affordable Care Act is in the hands of the Supreme Court justices. But in the court of public opinion, a large percentage of people polled recently want the law scrapped.
A CBS/New York Times survey found nearly half of those polled...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 11:47 AM
President Barack Obama signaled on election night that he's willing to work with leaders in both parties on deficit reduction and tax reform. And House Speaker John A. Boehner said a day later that Republicans were open to new revenue.