| Nov 7, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Gay marriage supporters in four states where bans on same-sex nuptials were upheld by a federal appeals court said on Friday they will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to take up the issue, and officials in two of the states vowed to do the same.
| Oct 29, 2014
| 7:51 AM
From Politico and Kaiser Health News comes this jaw-dropping look at Mississippi, the national graveyard of the Affordable Care Act's promise:
"There are wide swaths of Mississippi where the Affordable Care Act is not a reality,” Conner Reeves,...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who is facing a stiff reelection challenge this year, has stuck to his stated determination to repeal the Affordable Care Act if his party takes control of the Senate in the next election.
This is a...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Alison Lundergan Grimes wants Kentuckians' vote this November. Just don't ask her about her own.
The question of how the Democrat voted in the 2012 presidential race has vexed Lundergan Grimes since she awkwardly and repeatedly avoided answering it last...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 12:27 PM
WASHINGTON — Three lessons jump out from the latest round of polling on key U.S. Senate races.
First, just as Democrats have been saying, their endangered incumbent in Arkansas, Sen. Mark Pryor, is doing better than analysts in Washington had...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 2:41 PM
There were signs almost from the start that the great unknown about the Affordable Care Act was how effectively individual states would implement the law. The question got more complicated after the Supreme Court turned one of the key provisions, the...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:33 AM
A federal judge struck down Kentucky's ban on same-sex marriage Tuesday.
But don't expect a rush of weddings in the Bluegrass State. The judge immediately put his decision on hold until the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals rules on the issue, a delay...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 4:17 PM
The disconnect between what Americans think of most provisions of Obamacare (love them!) and what they think of "Obamacare" (hate it!) has been the most perplexing aspect of rollout of the Affordable Care Act.
It's also the aspect most vigorously...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 3:02 PM
| Oct 14, 2013
| 11:57 AM
The bullet, of course, is the disastrous rollout of the government's sign-up website for federal health insurance exchanges, which has prevented countless Americans from signing up for health coverage. The dodge was graciously provided by the House...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Promising to press investigations into what went wrong, congressional Republicans on Sunday said that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius should leave over the website problems that have crippled the rollout of the Affordable Care Act....