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  • Gay marriage advocates target Supreme Court after loss

    Gay marriage advocates target Supreme Court after loss
    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. Both sides...
  • The shame of Mississippi, where racism and stupidity killed Obamacare

    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,...
  • An expert's heroic fact-checking of Mitch McConnell on Obamacare

    An expert's heroic fact-checking of Mitch McConnell on Obamacare
    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...
  • Did she vote for Obama? Kentucky Senate candidate still won't say

    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...
  • New Senate polls offer three lessons and some hope for Democrats

    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...
  • What happens when a state tries to make Obamacare work -- or not work

    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...
  • Kentucky's same-sex marriage ban struck down, but weddings delayed

    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...
  • The Rove rule: When all else fails, make 'Obamacare' a dirty word

    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...
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  • Government shutdown: Obamacare dodges a bullet

    Government shutdown: Obamacare dodges a bullet
    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...
  • Republicans press advantage over healthcare website

    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....