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Jonathan Cohn
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Today's Obamacare news -- and why it matters  
President Obama on Thursday touted some good news about Obamacare. And, lord knows, he’s earned the right. Republicans
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Or forgets whom he's trying to please at any given moment in time.
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Or maybe "taxing power" is more your thing? Then check out this latest offering, from Yale's Jack Balkin...
Put aside all the questions about regulating interstate commerce and whether declining to buy health insurance constitutes “inactivity.” Is the Obamacare mandate a tax? And, if so, does th
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Who is the real Mitt Romney? Richard Grenell, the openly gay conservative who abruptly resigned as a Romney campaign spokesman, has answered that question for us. The latest media accounts of Grenell&...
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Why we're hearing some good news about Obamacare in New York -- and what that means for the rest of the country...
Obamacare got some good press this morning, for a change. According to state officials in New York, insurance premiums f
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Several dozen organizations filed "friend of the court briefs" for the lawsuit challenging the Affordable Care Act. And virtually none of these briefs are likely to have much impact. But, ba
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Here’s an argument I didn’t expect to hear from Mitt Romney: The problem with Barack Obama is that he’s not more like Bill Clinton. In a speech to college students in Michgan on Tues
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My op-ed, with the University of Chicago's David Strauss, on why the health care mandate will mean more liberty, not less. (Plus a bonus for you constitutional wonks out there: A limiting principle!)
As they await the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act, legal critics of the law say their case is about liberty. If the government can instruct people to obtain health insurance, they keep...
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You’ve probably heard about the radical reduction in federal spending that Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, and the rest of the Republican Party leadership has endorsed. But what would those cuts actuall
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No one believes in fantasy mountains of cash, but we have to keep in mind that federal government spending isn't analogous to corporate of family budget spending. The phrase "broke" gets tossed around like it means something in that context, but I'm not sure what.
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Ann Arbor, MI - Boston, MA - Washington, DC - Princeton, NJ - New Orleans, LA - Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Journalist, fan of universal health care & the Red Sox
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    1987 - 1991
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