Right Turn: Obamacare


Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 04/10/2014

What will the midterm elections mean?

What will be the perceived mandates delivered by Democratic and Republican voters?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:56 PM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 elections, Obamacare

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/04/2014

Democrats say the darndest things

What they say isn’t what they do.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Energy, minimum wage, Obamacare, Senate Democrats

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 04/02/2014

Obamacare is not forever

The president mistakenly believes he has the final say on health care.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 elections, Obamacare

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 04/01/2014

Obamacare numbers spark more questions than answers

What did Obamacare accomplish?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:30 PM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 03/31/2014

A low bar for an Obamacare alternative

That’s it -- a lousy 900,000 fewer uninsured?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:49 PM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 03/28/2014

Social conservatives: What to do?

The 21st-century social conservative’s calling.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:35 PM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gay marriage, Obamacare, social conservatives

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 03/28/2014

The Democrats keep us cringing

It’s like watching a car crash in slow motion.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:45 PM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Obamacare, Sen. Chuck Schumer

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 03/26/2014

Pope Francis, President Obama and religous freedom

President Obama’s nervy meeting with Pope Francis.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:13 PM ET, 03/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Pope Francis, Religion

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 03/26/2014

What Obamacare fixes do the Democrats have in mind?

Democrats hide the ball on Obamacare ‘fixes.’

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 03/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 03/26/2014

Confusion in the court

Obamacare back at the Supreme Court.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 03/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Supreme Court

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 03/25/2014

Harry Reid more disliked than Koch brothers

The party’s efforts to demonize the Kochs have failed.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:05 PM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 elections, Koch brothers, Obamacare

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 03/24/2014

Institutional failure and character flaws

Why the Obama administration is worse than most.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:12 PM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  human rights, Obama second term, Obamacare

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 03/18/2014

What’s a Democrat to do?

Dems can’t run on Obamacare and can’t run from it.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 elections, Obamacare

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 03/17/2014

When the spin is totally unbelievable, send in Pfeiffer

Dan Pfeiffer says the most fantastical things.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 03/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 elections, Dan Pfeiffer, Obamacare

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 03/13/2014

Democrats’ Florida hangover

The Democrats are reeling from Tuesday’s loss in Florida.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:06 PM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 Senate Republicans, Obamacare, Senate 2014

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 03/13/2014

Sebelius has no idea what’s going to happen

Trying to predict Obamacare’s immediate future is folly.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kathleen Sebelius, Obamacare

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 03/12/2014

Democratic blues

The party’s worries are not without justification.

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Tags:  2014 Democrats, 2014 elections, 2014 Senate, Obamacare

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 03/11/2014

Silly spin on Florida’s special election

The race for the Sunshine State’s 13th Congressional District means less than pundits think.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:27 AM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Special election

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 03/07/2014

The Rodney Dangerfield president

Obama doesn’t get any respect.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 03/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obama second term, Obamacare

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 02/28/2014

The Obama economy is getting worse

The Obama economy is still tepid.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:28 PM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  economy, Jobs, Obamacare

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 02/25/2014

Obamacare’s bad news multiplies

The spate of bad news for Obamacare speaks to its underlying unworkability.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:24 PM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 02/20/2014

Democrats’ Obamacare ploy

Dems’ plan to defend Obamacare is weak

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:34 AM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  elections 2014, Obamacare, Senate 2014

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 02/19/2014

When you now Obamacare is in trouble

Obamacare is a political flop, but how big an economic disaster?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:49 PM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 02/19/2014

When you know Obamacare is in trouble

Obamacare is a political flop, but how big an economic disaster?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:49 PM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 02/18/2014

Political cause and effect: Will they ever learn?

If politicians would exercise their short term memory, they’d be a lot better off.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:54 PM ET, 02/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Middle East, Obama second term, Obamacare, unions

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/17/2014

Obama’s constitutional impatience

But Obama’s unilateralism will come back to haunt Democrats.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 02/12/2014

Roberts’s Obamacare decision, reconsidered

Maybe conservatives should thank John Roberts for his ruling on Obamacare.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:15 AM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Supreme Court

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 02/12/2014

Obamacare lawlessness charge sticks

The president’s latest lawless modification of Obamacare may be a tipping point.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Constitution, Media bias, Obamacare

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 02/11/2014

Can Obamacare, the CBO and Ed Gillespie turn Virginia red?

Virginia may have a competitive Senate race, thanks to Obamacare and its defenders.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:47 PM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 Senate Republicans, Obamacare, Virginia

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 02/11/2014

Obamacare delay, instant ridicule

Continued delays bolster critics.

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Tags:  2014 elections, Obamacare

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/10/2014

Arguments better not made

How bad are these arguments?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  economy, Immigration reform, Obamacare

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 02/07/2014

January jobs

Are more jobs still good?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jobs, Obamacare

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 02/05/2014

‘Earned success’ for the GOP?

The CBO has handed the GOP the argument they’ve been looking for.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:24 PM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jobs, Obamacare, poverty

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 02/05/2014

Questions no red state Democrat wants to answer

Red state Democrats will race a slew of embarrassing Obamacare questions in their re-election campaigns.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:40 PM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Senate 2014, Senate Democrats

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 02/05/2014

Six reasons the White House’s defense stinks

Six reasons the Obamacare defense is rotten.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:17 AM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jobs, Obamacare

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 02/04/2014

Obamacare, work and unintended consequences

The defense of Obamacare by the left proves the right’s arguments.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:44 PM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 02/04/2014

Inconvenient facts for Obamacare

Obamacare hurts the economy and increases inequality, a new study reports.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:33 PM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare

Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Defending policy alternatives

If Republicans want to put out alternatives on immigration, health care and more, they have to be prepared to fight on the merits for their views.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:08 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Immigration reform, Obamacare

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/17/2014

The far right starts another phony fight

The far right is telling tall tales, yet again.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 elections, conservative movement, Obamacare

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/14/2014

Obamacare flops with the young

The president’s health-care reform comes up short.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 01/10/2014

Trials, tribulations and apologies

A primer on Bill and Hillary Clinton and Govs. Bob McDonnell’s and Chris Christie’s ordeals.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Gov. Chris Christie, Hillary Clinton, Obamacare

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 01/07/2014

‘Cruddy’ plans are actually the health-care solution

The president has denigrated the essence of the most viable solution to Obamacare woes.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:45 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  health care, Obamacare

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 12/29/2013

Six steps to a better 2014 for Obama

Six ways the president can enjoy a better 2014.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 12/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Immigration reform, Obama second term, Obamacare

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 12/23/2013

Obama has begun repealing Obamacare

Obamacare is on the way out, thanks to the president.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:00 PM ET, 12/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Sen. Jeff Flake

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/22/2013

Obamacare chaos

Obamacare chaos builds as Obama destroys his own law.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 12/20/2013

Well, let’s delay the mandate after all

Obamacare’s piecemeal undoing suggests a January meltdown.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:16 AM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/18/2013

The plight of Dems in 2014

How does the party answer the Obamacare indictment?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2014, Obamacare, Senate Democrats

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/17/2013

10 items that should be on the GOP to-do list for 2014

How Republicans can improve their chances in 2014.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 election, GOP, GOP 2014, Obamacare

Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 12/16/2013

Voting no on the budget, yet happy it passes

Why so many conservatives will vote no and be happy the budget passes

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:32 PM ET, 12/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Obamacare, Senate Republicans

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 12/13/2013

Can the GOP capitalize on the Democrats’ huge turnover?

Obamacare blows Democrats’ chance to take the House

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 12/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 elections, House Democrats, House Republicans, Obamacare

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 12/13/2013

‘Lie of the year’

The GOP gets a gift from PolitiFact.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 12/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 elections, Obamacare

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/10/2013

The deck is stacked against Obamacare

Defenders of Obamacare are grasping at straws.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 election, Obamacare

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 12/06/2013

Who will lead the left beyond Obamacare?

Why is the left defending Obamacare instead of pushing for a single-payer system?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:01 AM ET, 12/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  health care, Obamacare

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 12/05/2013

Price of health care

Obamacare is still in trouble but there are alternatives.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  healthcare reform, Obamacare, Rep. Tom Price

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/05/2013

10 problems with Obama’s income inequality speech

The president’s flawed income inequality speech.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  economy, Income inequality, minimum wage, Obamacare

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 12/04/2013

Fix your own mess, Democrats

Republicans have zero responsibility to “fix” Obamacare.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:30 PM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/04/2013

Obamacare’s biggest problems

President Obama’s problems with his signature legislation are multiplying.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 election, media, Obamacare

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 12/03/2013

Potemkincare

HealthCare.gov should be renamed PotemkinVillage.gov.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:15 PM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/03/2013

Unlikely to clean house

The president is unlikely to dump his staff.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obama second term, Obamacare

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 12/03/2013

Scott Brown vs. Obamacare, again?

The former Massachusetts senator may have another shot at the Senate -- this time from New Hampshire.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Scott Brown, Senate 2014

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 12/03/2013

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Morning Bits, Obamacare

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 12/02/2013

Mission accomplished -- really?!

The problems with the president’s health-care reform have just begun.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:01 AM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  health care, Obamacare

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 11/27/2013

Liberalism vs. Obama

President Obama is now a threat to liberalism.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:31 AM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Liberalism, Obamacare

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 11/26/2013

No ‘mulligan’ for the Supreme Court on Obamacare

The Supreme Court will wade into the dispute on Obamacare’s contraception mandate.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:02 PM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  First Amendment, Obamacare, Supreme Court

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/26/2013

Misery loves company: Congress vs. the White House

The White House has managed to annoy just about everyone.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bipartisanship, Congress, Obamacare rollout, White House

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 11/24/2013

What do you prescribe for Obamacare panic?

The White House is flailing as more Obamacare deadlines approach.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  healthcare, Obamacare

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 11/21/2013

As the Senate goes nuclear, what’s the House doing?

The House has purposeful leadership and an agenda.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:15 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gop house, Obamacare, Speaker John Boehner

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Obama stuck in a ditch

President Obama will have a hard time getting out of the ditch.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:30 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, President Obama, White House staff

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/20/2013

Now Obamacare has to bat 1000

Obamacare now has to do the impossible -- be nearly flawless.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 11/20/2013

Liberal elites left high and dry again

Liberal elites need to wise up and recognize the White House will leave them out on a limb.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Immigration reform, Media bias, Obamacare

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 11/19/2013

Will Democrats flee the sinking S.S. Obamacare?

Democrats have to decide whether to abandon the White House.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:45 AM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Senate Democrats

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/19/2013

Obamacare consumes the White House, threatens Democratic lawmakers

Lucky for the GOP, Obamacare was not delayed.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 Senate, Obamacare, Senate Democrats

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 11/18/2013

What happens if Obamacare fails

What are the chances Obamacare will fail?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House Democrats, Obamacare, Rep. Fred Upton

Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 11/15/2013

Dems abandon Obama, House takes first step toward repeal

House of Representatives 1, Obamacare 0

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:54 PM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House Republicans, Obamacare

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 11/15/2013

Obamacare defies analogies

Obamacare isn’t Katrina or Iran-contra.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:21 PM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Liberalism, Obamacare

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 11/15/2013

Obama overwhelmed

The president’s patina of competence is gone.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:05 PM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, President Obama

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 11/15/2013

Obamacare fixes multiply

Fixes to the president’s health-care reform are multiplying at quite a clip.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 11/14/2013

Obama prompted more questions

So many questions, so few answers from the presidential press conference.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:45 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 11/14/2013

The Obama-disaster news conference

This is a president adrift, confused and entirely over his head. He has confirmed his most harsh critics.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:40 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  media, Obamacare

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/14/2013

Relief for Americans, not for Obamacare

Give Americans a break, kill Obamacare.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 11/14/2013

Questions for Senate Dems who voted for Obamacare

Senate Democrats should be held accountable for their Obamacare votes.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mary Landrieu, Obamacare, Senate Democrats

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 11/13/2013

Obamacure worse than Obamacare

Obamacare fixes will only make things worse for the beleaguered law.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:42 PM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 11/13/2013

Does Obama let health-care reform collapse?

Can Obama save health-care reform like Bush saved Iraq?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George W. Bush, Iraq War, Obamacare

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 11/13/2013

Obama low on trust, short on bargaining power

President Obama’s credibility is in free fall.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Obamacare, polling

Posted at 03:45 AM ET, 11/12/2013

10 Reasons for the White House to panic

Sometimes panicking is the appropriate response.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:45 AM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, mainstream media, Obamacare, Polls

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 11/11/2013

Individual health-insurance purchasers: The new soccer moms

There is a new pool of voters to which Republicans can appeal.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, GOP 2014, Obamacare

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

Out of excuses, time for an agenda

Republicans can end the haggling and move forward.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 AM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 election, House Republicans, Obamacare, Senate Republicans

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 11/08/2013

Obama fesses up

President Obama confesses: Yeah, I misled you.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:46 AM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  healthcare, Obamacare

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 11/06/2013

‘Don’t be so cute’

President Obama and Rand Paul are both being too ‘cute’ for their own good.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:47 AM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, Obamacare, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 11/05/2013

Obamagirls (and boys) are over him

President Obama has lost his fans and his campaign touch.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:10 PM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, President Obama

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 11/05/2013

Obamacare problems are just starting

A new poll shows how opposition to the health-care law is growing.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2014, Obamacare, Senate Democrats

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 11/04/2013

Unless the president says otherwise

President Obama’s remarks come with a secret caveat or disqualifier.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:11 PM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  immigration, Iran, Obamacare

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 11/04/2013

The administration’s death spiral

President Obama has angered so many and accomplished so little.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:35 PM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Middle East, Obamacare

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 11/04/2013

Democrats’ collective fault

House and Senate Democrats can’t blame the White House for all of Obamacare’s problems.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 AM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 election, Obamacare, Senate Democrats

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 11/04/2013

The truth is now optional

President Obama isn’t the only one who thinks the truth is optional.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:02 AM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Axelrod, Obamacare, Sen. Rand Paul

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

Character matters most

In evaluating candidates and officials, we need to focus more on core traits.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:02 AM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democratic Party, GOP, Obamacare, Presidential elections, Sen. Rand Paul, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 11/01/2013

No wonder Dems are freaking out

Democrats in Congress are understandably freaked out over the Obamacare fiasco.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Senate Democrats

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 10/31/2013

Obama out of credibility — on domestic and foreign policy

On foreign policy lawmakers don’t trust the president any more than they do on domestic issues.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:29 PM ET, 10/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, Iran, Obamacare, Syria

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 10/31/2013

Only a few weeks ago . . .

How quickly things can change.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:31 AM ET, 10/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gop house, GOP Senate, Government shutdown, Obamacare

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 10/31/2013

Obama switched stories to sell Obamacare

The president knew exactly how many people would lose their health-insurance plans.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:35 AM ET, 10/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  healthcare, Obamacare

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 10/30/2013

Eight Sebelius takeaways

Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’s testimony went a long way toward sinking Obamacare.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:31 PM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kalthleen Sebelius, Obamacare

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 10/30/2013

You can keep your excuses

No amount of spin is going to get the president out of his self-made jam.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:46 AM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, President Obama

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 10/29/2013

‘So if you like your plan, too bad’

Ordinary Americans and the media are learning conservative critics of Obamacare had it right all along.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:42 PM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gop house, Obamacare, Sen. Mitch McConnell

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 10/28/2013

Is this helping anyone?

Making more people miserable with very little payoff.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:01 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Obamacare

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 10/28/2013

What didn’t Obama know and for how long?

The president apparently doesn’t know very much.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:32 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, IRS, Libya, Obamacare

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 10/27/2013

Sunday wrap

Who said what about whom?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:32 PM ET, 10/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Sunday shows, Sunday talk shows

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 10/27/2013

An opening for the right

Obamacare undermines some essential liberal premises.

By  |  12:01 PM ET, 10/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, healthcare, Obamacare

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 10/25/2013

No overreach in sight

Thanks for the concern, but so far no overreach.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:08 PM ET, 10/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP, healthcare.gov, Obamacare

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 10/24/2013

The greatest flip-flop in history?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:51 PM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 Senate, Obamacare, Senate Democrats, Senate GOP

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 10/24/2013

Will Democrats take Obamacare off life support?

Has Obamacare delay become a Democratic issue?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:16 AM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Senate 2014, Senate Democrats

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 10/24/2013

Obamacare: Debacle or unexpected mess?

Just how big a mess is Obamacare?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Senate 2014, Senate Democrats

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 10/23/2013

‘It’s not just a Web site’

The president’s spin on the Obamacare Web site raises five issues.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:32 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  health care reform, Obamacare

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 10/23/2013

Obamacare and the absentee presidency

President Obama is, apparently, once again failing to do his job.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:47 AM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obama White House, Obamacare, Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 10/23/2013

It’s a secret, it seems

Congress is right to demand the administration end its secrecy on Obamacare’s problems and tell the public what is going on.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kathleen Sebelius, Obamacare

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 10/22/2013

A dose of reality, please

If each side would stop denying the obvious it sure would help.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:47 PM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, Obamacare, Tea Party

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 10/22/2013

Rand Paul’s no legislator

Sen. Rand Paul should try actually legislating.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:01 PM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  constituional amendment, Obamacare, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 10/22/2013

Is everything ‘good’ with Obamacare?

The depth of the administration’s management deficit is apparent once again.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:01 AM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  healthcare, Obamacare, White House staff

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 10/22/2013

Five opportunities for the GOP

The Obamacare meltdown affords the GOP the chance to shift in much-needed ways.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 10/21/2013

Obamacare is in deeper trouble than Obama admits

It’s almost like Obamacare is too cumbersome and complicated for government to manage.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:31 PM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  healthcare, Obamacare

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 10/21/2013

Ups and Downs

Who’s gaining traction and who’s losing it?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:32 AM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  government shutddown, Obamacare, Ups and downs

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 10/20/2013

The not-so grand bargain

In the wake of the shutdown, there is hope for deals in three areas.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:01 PM ET, 10/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, entitlement reform, Obamacare, Tax reform

Posted at 07:46 AM ET, 10/20/2013

Distinguished pol of the week

Who stood out in the crowd?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:46 AM ET, 10/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Distinguished pol, distinguished pol of the week, Government shutdown, Obamacare

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 10/18/2013

It’s not too late to sink Obamacare

It’s not to late for Republicans to reclaim the high ground.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:01 AM ET, 10/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  healthcare, Obamacare

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 10/15/2013

Ten steps in repairing the far right’s damage

Ten ways the GOP can recover from Sen. Ted Cruz.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, GOP, Obamacare defunding

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 10/15/2013

Wrong president, wrong-headed opposition

President Obama can’t govern, and too many Republicans don’t want to.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:02 AM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Government shutdown, Obamacare defunding

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 10/14/2013

Can our political rhetoric sink any lower?

No, Obamacare isn’t the worse thing since slavery.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 AM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Obamacare, political civility

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 10/13/2013

Sunday in Texas

No wonder Americans are fed up, if they paid any more attention they’d be even madder at the D.C. pols.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:02 PM ET, 10/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, debt ceiling, Government shutdown, medical device tax, Obamacare

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 10/13/2013

Opportunity cost

How the party could make itself useful.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:01 PM ET, 10/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  defund obamacare, Government shutdown, ny city schools, Obamacare, school reform

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 10/11/2013

What if they built it, but they won’t come?

Maybe Obamacare just won’t work.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:46 AM ET, 10/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  health care, Obamacare

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 10/10/2013

Who's in touch with those 'grassroots'?

Which segment of the GOP is in touch?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:45 PM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Government shutdown, Obamacare defunding, Sen. Mike Lee, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 10/08/2013

And then there is Obamacare

Republicans should focus on the real and serious flaws in the president’s health-care law.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:12 PM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  health care, Obamacare

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 10/08/2013

GOP: Change the topic, please [Updated]

Republicans need to line up their positions and objectives with public opinion and get off the funding fight.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:20 AM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  continuing resolution, debt ceiling, Obamacare

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 10/04/2013

The flaw in zero sum politics

Republicans should find the opportunity to grab the most popular positions, not the ones that most highlight the distinctions between the parties.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:18 PM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 presidential race, GOP, Government shutdown, Obamacare

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 10/04/2013

Ten ways Democrats have hurt themselves

Republicans have made their share of errors. That said, Democrats have their own set of mistakes.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:17 AM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, Obamacare

Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 10/03/2013

Can’t they talk now?

If the speaker of the House is promising to raise the debt ceiling, can’t they start talking?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:01 PM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Debt limit, Government shutdown, Obamacare

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 10/03/2013

Don’t blame governors for Obamacare’s problems

The problems with Obamacare can’t be put on the backs of governors.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:47 AM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Governors, Media bias, Medicaid, Obamacare

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 10/03/2013

Shutdown theater

The GOP won the day on tactics but is nowhere near solving its dilemma.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:47 AM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  debt ceiling, Government shutdown, Obamacare defunding

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 10/03/2013

Cruz crumbles

The Texas senator is no longer the top dog in the CR fight.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:46 AM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, Obamacare, Sen. Ted Cruz, Senate GOP

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 10/02/2013

Cut to the chase: The debt ceiling

The Dems and R’s are lost in the weeds.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:21 PM ET, 10/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  continuing resolution, debt ceiling, Government shutdown, Obamacare

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

How the Democrats win, end the shutdown and save the country

Democrats, like responsible company negotiators, need to let people get back to work and give the other side a face-saver.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 AM ET, 10/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, Obamacare

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 10/02/2013

Does Bill Clinton have to referee this?

A lot of internal and external pressure will be needed to avoid a debacle.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:46 AM ET, 10/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, Obamacare

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 10/01/2013

Painted into a corner: What now?

Finding a way out of the standoff isn’t impossible.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:33 PM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  debt ceiling, Government shutdown, obamacare funding

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 10/01/2013

Government shutdown, GOP breakdown

The House, the Senate and the White House dig in: Shutdown recriminations begin.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:21 AM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, Obamacare

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 09/30/2013

All working according to plan, just not the GOP’s

The end draws near as the defund plan collapses.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:57 PM ET, 09/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, Obamacare

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 09/30/2013

A perfect storm for the far right

Maybe the GOP could benefit from some clear losses.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:16 AM ET, 09/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, Hispanic conservatives, Obamacare

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 09/30/2013

Shutdown prognosis: Dicey but not dire

Don’t take the mainstream media, House GOP zealots or Sen. Ted Cruz too seriously in estimating the chance of a shutdown.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:32 AM ET, 09/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, Obamacare, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 09/27/2013

The Cruz menace becomes clearer

The Texas senator’s damage to the GOP has just begun.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:45 PM ET, 09/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, Obamacare

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 09/27/2013

A lot of Republicans know better

Senators and journalists who plainly know the defund strategy is a fraud nevertheless applaud Sen. Ted Cruz.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:23 AM ET, 09/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservaitve media, conservaitve movement, Government shutdown, Obamacare

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 09/27/2013

Peddling snake oil

Sen. Ted Cruz and friends continue to tell their followers a gigantic whopper.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:01 AM ET, 09/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, Obamacare, Sen. Mike Lee, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 09/26/2013

Ted Cruz’s logic problems

Gov. Rick Perry calls Sen. Ted Cruz’s tune?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:29 PM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gov.. Rick Perry, Government shutdown, Obamacare, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 09/26/2013

Where are we? Why is Cruz surrendering time?

Sen. Ted Cruz’s 21 hours of fame are over.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:23 AM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, Obamacare, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 09/26/2013

Ten things more productive than a phony filibuster

Ten ideas better than a Cruz talk-fest

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, Obamacare, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 09/25/2013

Cruz looking for way out, Coburn nails Heritage Action

In the world of Heritage Action up is down, spending caps are irrelevant.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:41 PM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, Obamacare, Sen. Tom Coburn

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 09/25/2013

So long and farewell to the Obamacare fight, you appeasers

Is Cruz going to do what he promised?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:56 PM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Govenrment shutdown, Obamacare, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 09/25/2013

What happens when the fake filibuster stops?

After the current jabbering stops, won’t Cruz have to vow to filibuster anything the Senate and House can pass?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:17 AM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, Obamacare, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 09/25/2013

Cruz’s end game

This end game isn’t about Obamacare, it’s about Sen. Ted Cruz.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:31 AM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 09/24/2013

An interesting Tuesday lunch

Question time for Sens. Mike Lee and Ted Cruz

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:31 AM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  continuing resolution, Government shutdown, Obamacare, Sen. Mie Lee, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 09/23/2013

Cruz fizzles

Sen. Mitch McConnell nixes the Cruz gambit.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:35 PM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  continuing resolution, Obamacare

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 09/23/2013

What matters and what doesn’t in the Obamacare fight

Despite the headlines, certain things this week just don’t matter.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:31 PM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, Obamacare, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 09/23/2013

You’re kidding, senators, right?

The shutdown squad can’t address basic questions about its plan.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:46 AM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, Mike Lee, Obamacare, Ted Cruz

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 09/20/2013

Four sides in a complicated fight

There are really four sides, not two, in the fiscal fights this fall.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:06 AM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Government shutdown, Obamacare

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 09/20/2013

Cruz and Lee found out: They’ve got nothin’

The shutdown squad has no clothes.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, Obamacare, Sen. Mike Lee, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 09/18/2013

Obamacare and debt ceiling ping-pong

A guide to the budget Kabuki.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:16 AM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Government shutdown, House GOP, Obamacare, White House

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 09/18/2013

On Syria and Obamacare, voters reject White House spin

White House loyalists are delusional if they think the public likes the president’s health-care and Syria policies.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:02 AM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media bias, Obamacare, Syria

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 09/17/2013

CBO report suggests a different ‘grand bargain’

The CBO says we haven’t fixed the debt problem and we’ve been focused on the wrong things.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:02 PM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, CBO, Debt, Government shutdown, Obamacare

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 09/17/2013

Do defunding Obamacare efforts have GOP support?

The shutdown strategy proponents spark a backlash.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, House GOP, Obamacare

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 09/12/2013

Snatch defeat from jaws of victory on Obamacare?

Only the GOP can destroy its advantage on Obamacare.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:31 AM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Sen. Mitch McConnell, Senate 2014

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 09/11/2013

Obamacare debate becomes liberalism’s last stand

It is now merely a fight to prevent those meanie Republicans from blocking a plan the public doesn’t want or like

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:01 AM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Big Labor, Liberalism, Obamacare

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 09/10/2013

GOP can do better than Obamacare for a fraction of the cost

Republicans have an opening to present an alternative to Obamacare that is better for consumers and a fraction of the cost.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:47 AM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, House GOP, Obamacare

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 09/09/2013

Make the feds responsible for the ‘navigators’

The Obamacare exchanges make the Syria campaign seem adept.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:01 PM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 08/29/2013

Obamacare’s rotten summer

Obamacare has had a lousy summer.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:41 PM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  healthcare, Obamacare

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 08/28/2013

Wait until they find out what’s in it

Republicans shouldn't blow a golden opportunity.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:02 AM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014, Government shutdown, Obamacare

Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 08/26/2013

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Retire? No way!

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg gives away the game.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:19 PM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  abortion, Gay marriage, Obamacare, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court, voting rights act

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 08/26/2013

How smart is Ted Cruz?

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) isn't dumb, which makes his antics worse.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 AM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, Obamacare, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 08/25/2013

Obamacare endangers Obamacare

It is not just the implementation but Obamacare itself that is a disaster.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:32 PM ET, 08/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare

Posted at 07:47 AM ET, 08/25/2013

Distinguished pol of the week

Who stood out this week?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:47 AM ET, 08/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  distinguished pol of the week, Government shutdown, Obamacare, Rep. Renee Ellmers

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 08/23/2013

The myth at the heart of the nanny state

Republicans should challenge the fraudulent premise of the liberal welfare state.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:11 PM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  education, Liberals, Obamacare

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 08/23/2013

Boehner does his job: Delay -- don't defund -- Obamacare

The speaker of the House stages an intervention to stop the GOP's political suicide.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:32 AM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  continuing resolution, debt ceiling, Government shutdown, Obamacare

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 08/15/2013

The shutdown squad vs. the realists

GOP realists need to keep the shutdown squad in check, come up with a GOP alternative to Obamacare and keep the party on track to win the Senate and White House.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:02 AM ET, 08/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2014, Government shutdown, Obamacare

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 08/13/2013

Another Obamacare delay

Another announcement, another delay.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:38 PM ET, 08/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 08/13/2013

A way out of shutdown bluffing?

Is Sen. Marco Rubio wavering on the government shutdown gambit?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:46 AM ET, 08/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 08/12/2013

Better than a phony shutdown threat

The Senate minority leader zeroes in on Obamacare's Achilles' heel.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:15 PM ET, 08/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  IRS, Obamacare

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 08/12/2013

Obama defends his lawlessness

The president brazenly defends his unconstitutional delay of the employer mandate.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 08/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  healthcare, Obamacare

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 08/01/2013

Oh, never mind, says the shutdown caucus

The shutdown caucus has few GOP troops behind them.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:05 PM ET, 08/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, Obamacare, Sen. Marco Rubio, Sen. Mike Lee, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 07/31/2013

Ten reasons Sen. Marco Rubio should think twice

The Florida senator shouldn't be sitting at the kids' table.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 07/30/2013

Did the South win Pickett's charge, Sen. Cruz?

If the Texas senator thinks the Clinton-Gingrich government shutdown was a win for the GOP, then he wasn't paying attention.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:29 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 07/30/2013

Cruz is right: The GOP should be 'scared'

Ted Cruz has it partially right about 'scared' Republicans.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:02 AM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, GOP, Obamacare, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 07/29/2013

The 'dumbest idea': Threatening to defund Obamacare

It's a move that makes no sense.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:02 AM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, Obamacare

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 07/28/2013

Where is the "replace" part on Obamacare?

House Republicans should offer their own health-care reform bill.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:01 PM ET, 07/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House GOP, Obamacare, Rep. Eric Cantor

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 07/26/2013

Empty threats on a shutdown

The threats to shut down the government this fall over Obamacare will never amount to much.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:47 PM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 07/26/2013

Dear Secretary Sebelius

The HHS secretary is recruiting bloggers to hype Obamacare.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:22 PM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Killing the medical device industry

President Obama talks a lot, but his policies are killing a critical industry that creates high-skilled jobs.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:31 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  economy, Obamacare, taxes

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 07/25/2013

GOP governors take on Obamacare's exchanges

Governors who refused to help implement an unworkable health-care scheme deserve credit.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:37 AM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Governors, Obamacare

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 07/23/2013

Dems' enthusiasm for Obamacare waning

Democrats don't like Obamacare all that much either.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:46 PM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, healthcare, Obamacare

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 07/22/2013

A stalled economy, a president out of steam

President Obama has one response to economic stagnation and political failure -- campaign.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:09 PM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  economy, Obamacare

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 07/18/2013

A gloating GOP needs an Obamacare alternative

Republicans can't vote merely to repeal or delay parts of Obamacare; they need an alternative.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:32 PM ET, 07/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  heatlhcare, House GOP, Obamacare

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 07/12/2013

Unraveling Obamacare

House Republicans are ready to force Obamacare-crippling votes that will be ahrd for Democrats to resist.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:47 AM ET, 07/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House GOP, Indiviudal mandate, Obamacare

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 07/08/2013

Everyone now agrees: Obamacare can't be implemented

Now the president has admitted Obamacare doesn't work we need healthcare reform 2.0.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:17 AM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  employer mandate, health care, Obamacare

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 07/05/2013

Jobs numbers, Obamacare worries

Obamacare is turning the workforce into an army of part time employees.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:24 AM ET, 07/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  economy, employment, Obamacare

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 07/05/2013

No minor stratch for Obamacare

Obamacare's ornate structure and huge bureaucracy are beginning to kill the patient.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:46 AM ET, 07/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  health care, Obamacare