How do rape exceptions work?

Most anti-abortion Americans want a rape exemption. But what would such an exemption look like? How would doctors and courts go about determining if a patient had been a victim of rape or incest?

By Dylan Matthews August 21, 2012

The Affordable Care Act’s big giveaway to stingy red states

The states that get the best deal under the law are states like Texas, which have stingy Medicaid programs right now. And that gets to an irony of the health- care law: Red states have, in general, done less than blue states to cover their residents, so they’re going to get a sweeter deal under the terms of the Affordable Care Act.

By Ezra Klein July 3, 2012