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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

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  • I doubted Heritage could run a 'straight' news site. I was right.

    I doubted Heritage could run a 'straight' news site. I was right.
    Back in May, the right-wing Heritage Foundation launched the Daily Signal, which it said would be a paragon of nonpartisan "just true, straight-down-the-middle journalism."   I placed this in the you-gotta-be-kidding-me category. And this week, the...
  • Confusion over doctor lists is costly for Obamacare enrollees in state

    Confusion over doctor lists is costly for Obamacare enrollees in state
    Frustration and legal challenges over the network of doctors and hospitals for Obamacare patients have marred an otherwise successful rollout of the federal healthcare law in California. Limiting the number of medical providers was part of an effort...
  • On eve of court ruling, Americans oppose contraceptive ban: Reuters/Ipsos poll

    On eve of court ruling, Americans oppose contraceptive ban: Reuters/Ipsos poll
    A majority of Americans oppose letting employers, based on their religious views, exclude certain contraceptives from workers' insurance coverage, says a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll ahead of a U.S. Supreme Court decision expected on Monday. In one of the...
  • Does enrollment extension mean Obamacare is in trouble?

    Does enrollment extension mean Obamacare is in trouble?
    WHAT DO YOU THINK? CLICK TO CAST YOUR VOTE! (Note: This is an unscientific poll.) The deadline for open enrollment for affordable health insurance has been extended, from March 31 to mid-April. Is this a sign that the president’s signature...
  • Michigan Republican Eyes Rare Senate Win

    Robert Griffin, now 90, who rose to be second in the Republican U.S. Senate leadership, was defeated in 1978. Since then, only one Michigan Republican, Spencer Abraham in 1994, has been elected to the Senate and for only one term. Evidence that former...
  • Thought Police Tackle Climate, Gay Marriage

    Two months ago, a petition bearing more than 110,000 signatures was delivered to The Washington Post demanding a ban on any article questioning global warming. The petition arrived the day before publication of my column, which consisted of precisely that...
  • Regulating Campaign Statements Overkill

    Occasionally, the Supreme Court considers questions that are answered merely by asking them. On Tuesday, the court will hear arguments about this: Should a government agency, whose members are chosen by elected officials, be empowered to fine or...
  • Democrats Must Stand For More Than Keno

    This week, the Democrats who control our state legislature will have their last chance to kill off the gambling game keno. The game, which is to be run by the Connecticut Lottery, is expected to generate about $30 million a year. This is about 0.1 percent...
  • Can GOP Run Clean Benghazi Hearings?

    The Democrats are portraying the not-yet-even constituted House Select Committee on Benghazi as nothing but a partisan exercise. They are even considering boycotting the hearings to delegitimize them. Fine. Although this would give the Obama-...
  • Affordable Care Act's Taxing Nature Could Doom It

    If the president wants to witness a refutation of his assertion that the survival of the Affordable Care Act is assured, come Thursday he should stroll the 13 blocks from his office to the nation's second-most important court, the D.C. Circuit Court of...
  • For-Profit Hospitals Offer Advantages

    The resistance to for-profit hospitals in Connecticut reveals a degree of naivete about legal and financial realities that our political leadership ignores at the peril of the state's health care system. Our leaders should promote nonprofit/for-profit...