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Republicans and Democrats come together to pass yet another "doc fix." But why is such a thing necessary in the first place?

Caution is reasonable, but most of the news in health care these days has been pretty good

  • Jonathan Bernstein
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  • May 31, 2013
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Gov. Chris Christie's decision is another big step toward universal coverage.

  • Jonathan Bernstein
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  • Feb 26, 2013
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The battle over the future of the American welfare state was not settled by today's outcome, and that fight is the crucial one.

Major groups on the left won't tolerate a single additional concession of any significance on Obama's part.

The GOP cannot evolve if it refuses to recognize the reality of broader public opinion.

It has been made clear to the White House that a great many Congressional Dems believe raising the eligibility age is morally unconscionable and a nonstarter.

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

  • Jonathan Bernstein
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  • Dec 12, 2012
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Senator Jeff Merkley warns that any age hike will be a nonstarter for liberals, who will fight it to the end.

In an interview with ABC News, Obama declines to rule it out. But he was not elected to give away people's Medicare.

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