PostPartisan: Obamacare


Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 04/11/2014

Stephen Colbert’s new stint is a good thing for Democrats

Even better than Kathleen Sebelius’s replacement.

By Carter Eskew  |  02:31 PM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats, kathleen sebelius, Obamacare, stephen colbert

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 04/11/2014

‘Thank you, Kathleen, for your service’

The Rose Garden send-off today by President Obama and Vice President Biden, the standing ovations from her colleagues were appropriate for someone who met the ultimate goal.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  01:41 PM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  health care, Obamacare

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 04/08/2014

Paul Ryan’s Obamacare repeal admission

Repeal of Obamacare would mean repeal of everything.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:00 AM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  health care, Obamacare, Paul Ryan, Republicans

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 04/04/2014

The Insiders: The president takes the low road

The president’s speeches this week showed us that he has no intention of governing for the remainder of his term. He is still in campaign mode, and it’s getting ugly.

By Ed Rogers  |  04:06 PM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, minimum wage, Obamacare, president, primetime, The Insiders

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 04/01/2014

7.1 million reasons for Obamacare victory lap

You’re darned right President Obama and Vice President Biden took a victory lap in the Rose Garden

By Jonathan Capehart  |  07:00 PM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, health care, Obamacare

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 04/01/2014

Paul Ryan’s unrealistic path to prosperity

A budget plan than once again relies on President Obama to sign a bill decimating his major legislative achievement.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:05 PM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Obamacare, Paul Ryan

Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 03/28/2014

The Insiders: Is Obamacare working?

The short answer is no. And the more we find out about Obamacare, the less chance there is that President Obama and his Democratic allies will be able to claim success.

By Ed Rogers  |  04:58 PM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, dan pfeiffer, Democrats, election 2014, hhs, kathleen sebelius, Obamacare, premiums, The Insiders

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 03/27/2014

The Insiders: More Obamacare lies, no one is surprised

Does yet another lie make things worse for Obamacare, or does it contribute to the desensitization of voters?

By Ed Rogers  |  11:37 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats, election 2014, enrollment, kathleen sebelius, midterms, Obamacare, The Insiders

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 03/25/2014

Hobby Lobby: Was Mitt Romney right?

‘Corporations are people, my friend.’

By Jonathan Capehart  |  01:25 PM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  health care, Obamacare, Supreme Court

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 03/19/2014

The Insiders: Democrats should bail on Obamacare

If Democrats want to win in 2016, they should admit Obamacare’s mistakes and ask voters for a second chance.

By Ed Rogers  |  10:45 AM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 elections, Democrats, Obamacare, premium increases, the hill, The Insiders

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 03/13/2014

The Insiders: Sebelius happy talk makes it worse for Democrats

The HHS secretary’s denials and delays of Obamacare are inflaming voters, which will not help Democrats in November.

By Ed Rogers  |  04:12 PM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, cms, hhs, individual mandate, kathleen sebelius, Obamacare, The Insiders

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 03/13/2014

Obama, Palin and dignity

The former Alaska governor is the one who needs lessons in appropriate behavior.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:31 AM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, health care, Obamacare, Republicans, Sarah Palin

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 03/12/2014

After Florida, Democrats should defend Obamacare

After the Florida election, Democrats shouldn’t run away from the health-care law.

By Carter Eskew  |  01:32 PM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats, Florida, Obamacare, Republicans

Posted at 10:34 PM ET, 03/11/2014

The GOP’s Florida victory matters

This was a rare toss-up seat that Democrats should have been able to win.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  10:34 PM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  district 13, Florida, Obamacare, Republicans

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 03/11/2014

Obama and Galifianakis kill it ‘between two ferns’

Before you get to the health care sales pitch, you hear Obama and Galifianakis trade some pretty amazing barbs that are superb simply because of who is delivering them.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:30 PM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, health care, Obamacare

Posted at 06:23 PM ET, 03/06/2014

The Insiders: Get ready for the Obamacare ‘Big Punt’

Look for the White House to bite the bullet and announce a delay in the individual mandate in an effort to change the course of the midterm elections.

By Ed Rogers  |  06:23 PM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats, individual mandate, Obamacare, senate democrats, The Insiders, White House

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 02/25/2014

The Insiders: Another day, another Obamacare disaster

The finding that 11 million U.S. workers face higher premiums under Obamacare should be a banner headline. But by now these revelations are routine.

By Ed Rogers  |  03:38 PM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, cms, hhs, Obamacare, speaker boehner, The Insiders

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 02/11/2014

The Insiders: Obamacare creates new ways to prosecute American business

The White House has had to grant yet another delay in the employer mandate. Why is the White House refusing to admit the obvious, that Obamacare just isn’t working?

By Ed Rogers  |  03:08 PM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, delays, Democrats, election 2014, employer mandate, Obamacare, The Insiders

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 02/07/2014

The Insiders: Obama should change tactics and call Speaker Boehner

This week we learned more about the destruction caused by Obamacare and saw a weak jobs report, but still the president and his Democratic allies deny that the president’s policies are to blame.

By Ed Rogers  |  04:19 PM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, economy, job report, keystone pipeline, Obamacare, speaker boehner, The Insiders

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 02/05/2014

The Insiders: Obamacare discourages work

The White House and the Left have made a stunning admission: They think less work and less initiative in the workplace is a good thing.

By Ed Rogers  |  03:51 PM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, CBO, Democrats, entitlements, New York Times, Obamacare, The Insiders, welfare state

Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 02/04/2014

CBO: No evidence of Obamacare ‘death spiral’

There is still no reason to believe the law and its fundamental goal are doomed.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  03:19 PM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  health care, Obamacare

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 02/03/2014

The Insiders: Obamacare -- The incompetence and denials keep coming

Democrats are trying to hide the problems with Obamacare instead of fixing the problems. They can’t keep up the denial and deceit forever.

By Ed Rogers  |  02:00 PM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Democrats, election 2014, maryland, Obamacare, state exchanges, The Insiders

Posted at 01:14 AM ET, 01/29/2014

What Obama didn’t say on the Affordable Care Act

The president needed to talk about how he messed up.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  01:14 AM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, State of the Union

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 01/27/2014

How Obama’s SOTU speech can be memorable

By Carter Eskew  |  05:58 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, Obamacare, President Obama, State of the Union

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 01/23/2014

The Insiders: The economy and Obamacare are getting worse for the Democrats

The economy is stagnant and Obamacare is unpopular. These are the real issues that voters care about, which means Democrats are not in a good position going into the midterm elections.

By Ed Rogers  |  10:22 AM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats, economy, elections 2014, gdp growth, Obamacare, Republicans, The Insiders

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 01/15/2014

The Insiders: The Democrats’ dilemma for 2014

Republicans should not be dissuaded from making Obamacare and the Obama economy central to the 2014 elections.

By Ed Rogers  |  04:04 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 elections, Barack Obama, Democrats, economy, Obamacare, Senator Kay Hagan, The Insiders

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 12/20/2013

The Insiders: Is Obamacare shattering?

The White House has announced yet another change to Obamacare. Is this the beginning of the end for the president’s signature legislation?

By Ed Rogers  |  12:07 PM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, The Insiders

Posted at 07:28 PM ET, 12/12/2013

House passes budget: ‘Are you kidding me?!’

This should be the slogan for John Boehner’s speakership.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  07:28 PM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, debt ceiling, fiscal cliff, John Boehner, Obamacare, Republicans

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 12/11/2013

A big lesson from the HealthCare.gov fiasco

Hill Democrats weren’t tough enough on the administration when it might have made a difference.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  01:45 PM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  health care reform, HealthCare.gov, Obamacare

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 12/05/2013

The Insiders: Obamacare is not cool

Team Obama is not successfully selling Obamacare to young people. Their efforts are clumsy and tone-deaf, and millennials aren’t buying it.

By Ed Rogers  |  10:05 AM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, millennials, Obamacare, The Insiders, Youth

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 12/04/2013

The Insiders: Oh no, the Democrats could pull out of their dive

Stock market gains, an oil boom and some improvement in Obamacare might help the Democrats next November. The GOP needs a plan.

By Ed Rogers  |  11:39 AM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Democrats, election 2014, energy, Obamacare, one percent, stock market, The Insiders

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 11/29/2013

What’s at stake in the next ACA deadline

Fixes matter for the individuals affected. Beyond that, not much is at stake right now.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  03:32 PM ET, 11/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ACA, HealthCare.gov, Obamacare

Posted at 07:03 PM ET, 11/22/2013

The Insiders: This is what panic looks like

Team Obama’s delay of the 2015 Obamacare open enrollment period is a sign that it is panicking about the 2014 elections.

By Ed Rogers  |  07:03 PM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Democrats, election 2014, Obamacare, The Insiders

Posted at 11:02 PM ET, 11/21/2013

Krauthammer: ‘Democrats will absolutely rue’ using the ‘nuclear option’

“Republicans will return the favor in spades in the future,” the Post columnist tells Fox News’s Bret Baier.

By Post Opinions Staff  |  11:02 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  obamacare

Posted at 08:11 PM ET, 11/21/2013

The Insiders: New Obamacare marketing -- ‘Sign up and shut up or the IRS will be calling’

The president’s “rebranding and remarketing” quest is nothing more than an effort to mask the truth about Obamacare: that Obamacare means more cancelled plans, less options, lower quality of health care, and broken promises.

By Ed Rogers  |  08:11 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, cancelled plans, Congress, Democrats, health care, obamacare, The Insiders

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 11/20/2013

An outrageous demand for Obama

Hamid Karzi seeks U.S. contrition for military mistakes that have hurt Afghans.

By Carter Eskew  |  12:05 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Administration, afghanistan, Karzai, obama, obamacare

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 11/19/2013

The Insiders: Obamacare shifts voters’ thinking

A new Gallup poll shows that 56 percent of Americans now believe it is not the federal government’s responsibility to make sure all Americans have health-care coverage. This is a significant psychological shift that favors Republicans.

By Ed Rogers  |  01:13 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats, election 2014, Gallup, obamacare, polling, The Insiders

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 11/15/2013

‘Baby steps’ toward better health care

A Washington Post reader offers a sensible plan to facilitate better care for expectant mothers.

By E.J. Dionne Jr.  |  03:54 PM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  obamacare

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 11/15/2013

The Insiders: For Democrats, dark days ahead

Democrats are in trouble over the Obamacare train wreck, but they will regain their footing before the 2014 elections.

By Ed Rogers  |  12:35 PM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats, election 2014, health insurance, obamacare, Republicans, The Insiders

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 11/14/2013

The Insiders: Obama’s news conference settled nothing

The president’s news conference was at least partially driven by the reality that the House is voting on Rep. Fred Upton’s “Keep Your Health Plan Act” tomorrow. But the president’s proposed “fix” doesn’t change anything.

By Ed Rogers  |  04:51 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Congress, congressman fred upton, Democrats, house, obamacare, Republicans, The Insiders

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 11/08/2013

The Insiders: Six reasons Obamacare will only get worse for Democrats

The White House can change its messaging, but it can’t change the fact that Obamacare will hurt a huge number of Americans.

By Ed Rogers  |  01:42 PM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Democrats, election 2014, insurance, obamacare, Republicans, The Insiders

Posted at 11:45 PM ET, 11/05/2013

In Virginia, another wakeup call for Republicans

Cuccinelli lost because he was another ideologically pure right-winger who scares lots of voters.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  11:45 PM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ken Cuccinelli, obamacare, Republicans

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 11/05/2013

The Insiders: The Upton bill is the biggest threat to Obamacare so far

Rep. Fred Upton’s Keep Your Health Plan Act could force Democrats to reveal whether or not they support the president’s deceit in furtherance of his disaster of a health-care law.

By Ed Rogers  |  05:41 PM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, congressman fred upton, Democrats, election 2014, obamacare, Republicans, The Insiders

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 11/05/2013

Obama and presidential ‘lies’

The more Obama-bashers highlight his “lies,” the more I’m reminded of falsehoods that had greater and deadlier consequences.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:55 PM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, obamacare

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 11/04/2013

Decrying GOP sabotage of HealthCare.gov

The federal exchange that Republicans said wouldn’t work ended up not working because it was starved of money needed to make it work.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:07 PM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  obamacare, Republicans

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 11/01/2013

The Insiders: All health care politics is personal

Obamacare is a weight on the Democratic ticket. More and more Americans are receiving health insurance cancellation notices and facing higher premiums.

By Ed Rogers  |  05:22 PM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Democrats, elections 2014, health insurance, obamacare, The Insiders

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 10/30/2013

The Insiders: Let the calls for a White House shake-up begin

If President Obama is really as uninformed as he claims he is, there is an internal communications problem at the White House.

By Ed Rogers  |  03:39 PM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, hhs, obamacare, The Insiders, White House

Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 10/29/2013

Marilyn Tavenner drops truth on Obamacare coverage

The hysteria that envelopes coverage of Obamacare requires a certain level of detachment to separate fact from hyperbole.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  05:25 PM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  obamacare

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 10/28/2013

The Insiders: The joke of Obamacare data security

Taking a look at recent headlines, it’s obvious that the Obama administration is incapable of guaranteeing the security of our personal and confidential information within the Obamacare system.

By Ed Rogers  |  12:39 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  edward snowden, national security, obamacare, personal security, stuxnet, The Insiders, wikileaks

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 10/24/2013

A voice of far-right mistrust and fear of President Obama

Over 26 minutes, it quickly became clear that Obamacare was the tip of the iceberg of irrational fear of the president.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:23 AM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, obamacare

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 10/23/2013

The Web site won’t take down the Affordable Care Act

The wonks say that the policy will eventually work out. That’s really all that matters.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  02:19 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  health care exchanges, health care reform, obamacare

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 10/23/2013

Republicans can’t beat bad with nothing

The GOP is rooting for the new health-care law to fail, but they don’t have an alternative to offer.

By Carter Eskew  |  11:11 AM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ACA, obamacare, Republicans, Rogers, Washington

Posted at 09:09 PM ET, 10/22/2013

What the Obama administration did wrong in the health-care Web site rollout

The Obama administration’s failure to accept reality.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  09:09 PM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  health care, obamacare

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 10/22/2013

The Insiders: Let’s root for Obamacare to fail

Obamacare is a bad, harmful policy.

By Ed Rogers  |  10:18 AM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Democrats, economy, obamacare, The Insiders

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 10/21/2013

The Insiders: We don’t need nostalgia, we need a plan

Good policy is the best politics. Republicans need to have a vision and a plan for the future.

By Ed Rogers  |  12:02 PM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, Democrats, Foreign Policy, obamacare, Republicans, The Insiders

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 10/18/2013

Replace Obamacare? With what?

There are two reasons why the Republican quest to rid the land of Obamacare is going nowhere.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:05 PM ET, 10/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  government shutdown, obamacare, Ted Cruz

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 10/16/2013

The irrational fear of President Obama

They don’t like him. They don’t trust him. And they think he’s destroying America.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:38 AM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, obamacare

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 10/15/2013

The Insiders: Will Democrats promise that Obamacare patient data is secure?

The Obamacare Web site requires people to trust the government with sensitive personal data.

By Ed Rogers  |  11:10 AM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats, obamacare, obamacare exchanges, Social Security, The Insiders

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 10/13/2013

More cynical Obamacare antics by Ted Cruz

Of course, like a good demagogue, Cruz issues edicts he doesn’t follow himself.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:12 PM ET, 10/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  obamacare, Ted Cruz

Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 10/11/2013

The Insiders: Obamacare is a blemish on American technology

The failure of the Obamacare website is an embarrasment to American technological capabilities.

By Ed Rogers  |  06:04 PM ET, 10/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, hhs, kathleen sebelius, obamacare, The Insiders

Posted at 06:33 PM ET, 10/08/2013

GOP Rep. Sean Duffy caught in own Obamacare spin

Yet another display of the lunacy gripping the House Republican Party caucus.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  06:33 PM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, debt ceiling, government shutdown, health care, obamacare, Republicans

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 10/04/2013

‘Majority rule’ under assault

Time magazine pithily sums up the danger on its cover.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:20 AM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  obamacare, Republicans

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 10/01/2013

Shared confusion over Obamacare

Love it or hate it, no one with whom we spoke was clear on what the law does or how it would work.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:49 PM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  health care, obamacare

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 10/01/2013

Dear Republicans: Happy Obamacare Day!

To reach this point, the House majority made a travesty of the legislative process.

By Eugene Robinson  |  11:02 AM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, government shutdown, obamacare

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 10/01/2013

The Insiders: The government shutdown isn’t the end of the world for the GOP

Republicans shouldn’t blink: They are ready to fund more than 99 percent of the government and have offered to negotiate on Obamacare.

By Ed Rogers  |  10:21 AM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Congress, government shutdown, obamacare, The Insiders

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 09/27/2013

Where are the sane House Republicans?

If they step up, the weird caucus will have nothing.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  03:55 PM ET, 09/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  government shutdown, obamacare, shutdown, Ted Cruz

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 09/23/2013

‘Constitutional conservatives’ ignore the Constitution on Obamacare

They can’t accept that they have lost the argument and that elections have consequences

By Jonathan Capehart  |  01:47 PM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  obamacare, Republicans, Supreme Court

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 09/17/2013

The Insiders: Stubborn facts and bothersome polls

On issues ranging from the economy to Obamacare to climate change, the president is struggling.

By Ed Rogers  |  09:44 AM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Climate Change, Congress, economy, obamacare, Republicans, The Insiders

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 09/12/2013

The Insiders: Heritage Foundation takes Times Square

The Heritage Foundation’s new Times Square billboard is a powerful show of force against Obamacare.

By Ed Rogers  |  10:04 AM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  heritage foundation, obamacare, The Insiders

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 09/11/2013

House Republicans turn on Senate Republicans in Obamacare fight

Further proof of a party in disarray.

By James Downie  |  01:05 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Govenrment shutdown, Hal Rogers, House Republicans, obamacare, Senate Republicans, Ted Cruz

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 08/23/2013

"This beats Obamacare I hope"

Up next: How dare they run an Obamascare campaign?

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:05 PM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  health care reform, obamacare

Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 08/02/2013

Hey, reporters! Do health insurance boycott organizers carry insurance themselves?

It's time to ask.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:58 PM ET, 08/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gop, health care, health care refom, obamacare

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 08/02/2013

The GOP's blind fury at Obamacare

They've gone from chanting "repeal and replace" to dropping the replace part altogether.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:17 PM ET, 08/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  obamacare, Republicans

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 08/02/2013

The Insiders: The GOP faces bad choices on the budget and the debt ceiling

The only options Republicans have today are to capitulate or to force an unflattering, politically harmful government shutdown and then capitulate.

By Ed Rogers  |  11:39 AM ET, 08/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  barackk obama, Congress, government shutdown, obamacare, Republicans, The Insiders

Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 07/30/2013

The Insiders: Does the White House think no one will notice the Obamacare hypocrisy?

The administration's hypocrisy on Obamacare and the economy is going to fuel the resentment of voters, which will lead to trouble for Democrats in November 2014.

By Ed Rogers  |  03:53 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Congress, Democrats, irs, obamacare, The Insiders, unions

Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 07/29/2013

Ignore the Obamacare spin war!

Implementation matters. The hype, on both sides, doesn't.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  05:39 PM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  health care, obamacare

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 07/19/2013

The Insiders: Obamacare is falling apart

The White House may have trouble convincing its allies to stick with its health-care talking points.

By Ed Rogers  |  03:25 PM ET, 07/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats, elections 2014, obamacare, The Insiders, unions

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 07/16/2013

The tricky line between Obamacare and the ACA

It's a tough one for Republican politicians to navigate

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:47 PM ET, 07/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ACA, obamacare

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 07/10/2013

Killing Obamacare through the IRS

Karen Finney's conspiracy theory about the Republican Party, the IRS "scandal" and Obamacare turns out to be real.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:36 PM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  irs, obamacare, Republicans

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 07/09/2013

Boehner goes 'insane' over Obamacare

Insanity takes up permanent residence in the Capitol.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:02 PM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  health care, obamacare, Republicans

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 07/08/2013

The Insiders: Obamacare and the growth of part-time jobs

What will this mean for Democrats in the midterm elections?

By Ed Rogers  |  04:13 PM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  economy, employer mandate, jobs, obamacare, The Insiders

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 07/06/2013

The Insiders: Who's in charge at The White House? The clear-eyed realists or the delusional Obamaphiles?

There seem to be two schools of thought at The White House; we may learn this weekend which will prevail.

By Ed Rogers  |  01:05 PM ET, 07/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, egyptm edward snowden, obamacare, The Insiders, valerie jarrett, White House

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 07/03/2013

The Insiders: The Obamacare delay could hurt small businesses even more

The longer term effect of the ObamaCare employer mandate delay could serve the White House policy and political interests more than the original schedule established by the law.

By Ed Rogers  |  10:23 AM ET, 07/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 elections, Barack Obama, employer mandate, obamacare, Republicans, The Insiders

Posted at 06:47 PM ET, 07/01/2013

The Insiders: Democrats are trying to suppress the confusion and hide the cost of ObamaCare

Smart Democrats are beginning to realize that they need to do everything they can to suppress the confusion and hide the cost of ObamaCare before the 2014 midterm elections.

By Ed Rogers  |  06:47 PM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats, health insurance, obamacare, The Insiders

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 05/21/2013

The Insiders: Obama needs a plan

President Obama should go on the offensive and turbocharge an effort for corporate tax reform, open an aggressive debate about entitlement eligibility and means testing, and delay the implementation of ObamaCare.

By Ed Rogers  |  12:23 PM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Benghazi, doj, entitlement reform, irs, obamacare, tax reform, The Insiders

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 04/29/2013

The Insiders: Many dark clouds on the president's horizon

The economy, Obamacare and Syria are heavy anchors on the Obama presidency, but those are just some of the problems that Obama faces.

By Ed Rogers  |  10:07 AM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, obamacare, sequester, The Insiders

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 03/29/2013

The Insiders: Obama's plan for business

Between the burden of ObamaCare, higher taxes, and stifling regulations, President Obama and the Democrats are destroying our chances for a real economic recovery.

By Ed Rogers  |  12:59 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, economy, energy, obamacare, regulations, taxes, The Insiders