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Why Democrats and Republicans will never agree on health care

The health-care theories of Republicans and Democrats have become perfectly contradictory.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Mar 27, 2013

Congressional Research Service: Obama’s welfare policy is legal

An independent report concludes that courts will probably rule that Sebelius is acting legally if she approves waivers along the lines proposed.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 13, 2012

Welfare reform’s architect: You call that a gutting?

In sum, Ron Haskins says, "The Republican alarm on welfare reform might be a little exaggerated." Coming from one of the architects of the reform, that should cast some doubt on Romney's attacks.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 7, 2012

The Obama administration fires back on welfare

In 2005, a group of 29 Republican governors sent Senate Majority Leader Bill First a letter arguing for state welfare waivers more expansive than those being issued by the Obama administration.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jul 19, 2012