Today's top five stories: (1) economic growth stays strong, for now; (2) a notable triumph for health reform; (3) the Republican perestroika; (4) state of our union still changing; and (5) a big legal challenge to the NSA.
Today's top five stories: (1) policy actions take effect; (2) Fed keeps cutting monetary stimulus; (3) a bit of transparency for the secret court; (4) health insurers in love–hate relationship with Obamacare; and (5) energy boom strains policy pipeline.
Today's top five stories: (1) a summary of last night's State of the Union speech; with special attention to (2) the role of executive actions; (3) policies to address inequality; (4) meanwhile, a look and the economy; and (5) why Congress is surprisingly functional.
Today's top five stories: (1) policy ideas for President Obama; (2) when the monetary facts change; (3) NSA revelations make politicians into Angry Birds; (4) the Republican "replace"; and (5) the toll of gun violence.
Today's top five stories: (1) what the State of the Union will be and won't be; (2) Obamacare breaks 3 million; (3) the inequality economy; (4) yes, immigration reform is back; and (5) the environment is the Pope's next subject.
Today's top five stories: (1) ER trips rise with Medicaid; (2) thread by thread, the safety net undone; (3) Snowden stays away while snow comes to Northeast; (4) "crude oil doesn't explode like that"; and (5) a new kind of farm bill?