The health-care theories of Republicans and Democrats have become perfectly contradictory.
An independent report concludes that courts will probably rule that Sebelius is acting legally if she approves waivers along the lines proposed.
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.
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.