| Oct 17, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva A full-bore fight is on to the finish: With a frontal assault on the insurance industry for sponsoring "misleading'' information, President Barack Obama today calls the passage of health-insurance reform "the great test'' of the "change'' that...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Two of the most skilled Republican members of the House of Representatives announced their retirement over the past 10 days. Their departure is unfortunate, but the hand-wringing over term limits for committee chairmen is misplaced.
Ways and Means...
| Nov 2, 2013
It's the end of November and we are all confused about Obamacare.
So when I heard that Congress will hold hearings about the why's and when's of the computer glitches, I was thrilled. Finally — EVERYTHING WILL BE ILLUMINATED!
So I tuned...
| Sep 29, 2013
Because Ben Bernanke's public persona is as mild as milk, the transformation in American governance in which he has participated is imperfectly understood and hence insufficiently deplored. The change is dramatized by two recent developments.
One was the...
| Nov 20, 2009
| 4:34 PM
President Obama is just back from an eight-day trip to Asia. Perhaps he hoped to sleep in a bit today. But amid growing discontent over the administration's handling of the economy -- and new revelations about misspent or at least...