Obama Acts on Immigration

…from the president a little while ago: Right now, I want to tell you why I’m taking action on immigration....

Unions and the American Middle Class

Johnathan Cohn did an interesting interview a few weeks ago (just ahead of Labor Day) with labor strategist and researcher...

Obama EPA Releases New Climate Rules

Of course Republicans are attacking the new climate rules.  This GOP believes that if Obama says it, they are obliged...

Eight Million

The president held a press conference this afternoon to announce that the final number of health care exchange enrollees, as...

Cohn: The Right’s Obamacare Denialism, In One Fox News Chart

From Jonathan Cohn, on this last day of 2014 Open Enrollment…  (Remember, if you’ve not yet signed up, some local/Illinois...

Affordable Care Act Gives Workers Freedom; Republicans Enraged

Paul Waldman captures it succinctly: “Some Americans will leave the labor force when they can do so and still have...

Unemployment Insurance: GOP Filibusters the Unemployed

Well, the question never even made it to the House.  It appears to have died in the Senate at the...

Obamacare Signup Numbers for October

I was interested to see the cool interactive map at TPM of Obamacare signups by state in October. One of...

GOP’s Latest Obamacare Sabotage Ploy

With the open enrollment  period for Obamacare Exchanges beginning on October 1, we’re starting to see local groups spring up...

More Sequester Damage: America’s Scientific Preeminence Threatened

More evidence today from Jonathan Cohn on the damage being done by the GOP’s reckless use of the sequester to...