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  • Surviving scandal, or not

    Surviving scandal, or not
    A gaffe about his opponent's race, allegations that he is the backseat driver from hell and, most recently, an indelible photograph of him in the middle of a wild party of teenagers — is Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler having the worst run a candidate for higher office can possibly have?
  • Health co-ops should be expanded, not limited

    Health co-ops should be expanded, not limited
    One of the casualties of the recent budget deal is a potential game-changer in health care: nonprofit health insurance cooperatives (co-ops). Although not eliminated, the funding to help launch the co-ops was cut significantly. Let's set aside the fact...

    Harry Reid: 'Foolish' for Democrats to offer budget plan

    Harry Reid: 'Foolish' for Democrats to offer budget plan
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said it would be "foolish" for Democrats to propose their own federal budget for 2012, despite continued attacks from Republicans that the party is ducking its responsibility to put forward a solution to the nation's...

    Lawmakers have tentative deal to avert government shutdown

    Lawmakers have tentative deal to avert government shutdown
    Weary of one last round of brinkmanship before the holidays, Congress reached a tentative deal late Thursday on a $1-trillion spending bill that would avert a government shutdown as both parties continued talks to extend President Obama's payroll tax...

    Talking With Harold Pollack on Medicaid and Obamacare

    Talking With Harold Pollack on Medicaid and Obamacare
    Here’s basically what happened: I was at a 4th of July party well on my way to having a great time, when I somehow found myself in an argument about Medicaid and the Medicaid expansion in health care reform with a few young doctors who I felt had...