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  • Vaccines: No immunity from ignorance

    Another day, another irresponsible comment about measles vaccinations. This time the outbreak of stupidity infected the field of Republicans running for president with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie suggesting there should be "some measure of choice"...
  • GOP 2016 primary field gets case of indigestion over measles vaccine

    GOP 2016 primary field gets case of indigestion over measles vaccine
    Thanks to a thoughtless equivocation by an American governor visiting Britain, the measles vaccine has become the first important controversy of the 2016 Republican presidential primary. As with other long-settled issues that unexpectedly pop up to bite...
  • Failing to vaccinate kids called irresponsible by White House

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration said it would be irresponsible for parents not to vaccinate kids, and that new legislation isn't needed to force compliance. White House press secretary Josh Earnest made the comments as a U.S. measles outbreak has...
  • Vaccine debate tests first-time White House hopefuls

     Vaccine debate tests first-time White House hopefuls
    For a pair of first-time presidential hopefuls, the sudden injection of the childhood vaccine debate into the 2016 campaign is a lesson in how unexpected issues can become stumbling blocks. Long-held positions can look different under the glare of the...
  • Measles, vaccine controversy spreads to Capitol Hill

    WASHINGTON A less-than-effective flu vaccine and a spike in measles cases have created concern and controversy for government health officials and members of Congress. So far this year, 102 people in 14 states have developed measles. That puts the nation...
  • Vaccine skeptics and Chris Christie say it's about choice. They're wrong

    "Choice" is a great word --  it has a universal, empowering appeal, and it's useful for winning a debate. Women's rights activists were smart decades ago to call their side of the abortion debate "pro-choice," asking us to ignore our feelings on the...
  • Amid US measles outbreak, Chris Christie says parents deserve some choice on vaccinations

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday parents should have some choice on whether to vaccinate their children, a position he's taken before but one that drew a new level of attention amid a U.S. measles outbreak and his recent moves toward running for...
  • Christie's vaccination wobble: Predictable, cynical and unacceptable

    Is anyone really surprised that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie equivocated about the urgency of vaccinating children against measles, mumps and rubella on a trip to England, where he is attempting to burnish his foreign policy credentials in advance of...
  • When it comes to PACs, Jeb has won the battle

    Ready or not, the 2016 presidential race is upon us. Voters have months and months to monitor campaigns before deciding which candidates deserve nomination. But if you judge potential candidates by the cleverness and quality of the names given to the...
  • Analysis: Republicans' biggest challenge in 2016 is a rosier economy

    For years, President Obama had a singular problem: convincing Americans who were not feeling the economic recovery that it was real and a cause for optimism, not to mention for electing fellow Democrats. Now Republicans seeking to capture the White...
  • New Jersey Governor Chris Christie launches political action committee

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie launches political action committee
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken his firmest step yet toward running for president, launching an organization that allows him to raise money for a potential 2016 campaign. While not a formal entry into the race, opening the political action...