Today's Five Best Columns
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Mar 7, 2014 4:29PM ET
House Republicans decided Thursday night to tie the passage of the doc fix to a 10-year delay of the individual mandate. If that sentence means nothing to you then you're in the right place.
Mar 6, 2014 6:19PM ET
Two surveys released Thursday found that only ten percent of uninsured people who qualify for private insurance have signed up for Obamacare, according to The Washington Post.
Mar 6, 2014 1:39PM ET
The Government Accountability Office announced on Wednesday that it will look into the problems with the nation's five really bad state-run Obamacare exchanges.
Mar 5, 2014 6:27PM ET
The House on Wednesday held its 50th vote to repeal and/or alter Obamacare. It went as you might expect: passed the House, won't become law.
Mar 5, 2014 9:43AM ET
When former Senator and current Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint went on The Daily Show last night, you can be sure he and Jon Stewart discussed Obamacare. Only "discussed" is a misnomer.
Mar 4, 2014 1:01PM ET
Sen. Harry Reid will appear before the senate Tuesday to elaborate on his criticisms against the Koch brothers, whose Americans for Prosperity PAC recently released a series of misleading anti-Obamacare ads, according to Politico.
Mar 4, 2014 9:32AM ET
The Obama administration is expected to announce sometime this week that the "keep your plan" fix will be extended another year, preventing a wave of cancellations weeks before the midterm election, reports The Hill.
Feb 28, 2014 4:01PM ET
On Thursday the Obama administration quietly issued a major health law fix: now individuals who bought private insurance outside of the exchanges are eligible for subsidies. Or, put another way, our imperial president's lawlessness continues.
Feb 27, 2014 9:39AM ET
Time has the story of the team of guys (basically all guys) that fixed Healthcare.gov, making it a footnote in the great war over Obamacare and paving the way for Democrats like Hillary Clinton to embrace it.
Feb 26, 2014 3:50PM ET
Cutting overpayments to Medicare Advantage, the private insurance option within Medicare, makes sense for the left and the right, and is something both parties have voted for. It also makes sense.
Feb 26, 2014 12:32PM ET
The evolution of the role of the presidency and politicians from staid wig-wearers to guy-I-want-to-drink-beer-with has led to a man-of-the-people arms race in which Americans in every state will suffer.
Feb 26, 2014 9:22AM ET
A Republican proposal meant to tweak Obamacare could kick a million people off employer health coverage. This is the party's predicament: Obamacare changes likely mean reducing access to health insurance.
Feb 25, 2014 7:05PM ET
It will go down to the wire but the latest numbers indicate Obamacare may sign-up 7 million people by the March deadline originally pushed by the Obama administration. Of course, they've already decided to move the finish line closer.
Feb 25, 2014 1:02PM ET
The more reporters examine Americans for Prosperity's recent series of Obamacare horror story ads, the more the group's arguments fall apart.
Feb 20, 2014 2:50PM ET
Vice president Joe Biden surprised no one on Wednesday when he said Obamacare would probably not reach seven million enrollees.
Feb 19, 2014 5:54PM ET
A gay couple is suing Ohio and the United States government after they were denied Obamacare coverage under a family plan, according to Reuters.
Feb 19, 2014 9:47AM ET
Door-knocking. Expensive television ads. Independent groups lining up in support. President Obama's third political campaign — this time, to make Obamacare a success — looks like his first two. But it isn't going quite as well.
Feb 18, 2014 5:12PM ET
A hip new Los Angeles restaurant just added a three percent surcharge to all orders to cover the cost of Obamacare. That's a good idea.
Feb 17, 2014 5:46PM ET
In 2014, Obamacare is likely to be a big issue — and a negative one for Democrats. Their damage control strategy will likely come down to: "The Republicans would do worse."
Feb 14, 2014 11:15AM ET
About one in five Obamacare enrollees never paid their first month premium, meaning they weren't actually insured in January, reports The New York Times.
Feb 13, 2014 1:22PM ET
Health insurance always costs more in rural, sparsely populated counties that often have lower average incomes.
Feb 13, 2014 11:38AM ET
According to meeting schedules obtained by The Hill through the Freedom of Information Act, Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius met with or spoke with President Obama 18 times in the year leading up to Healthcare.gov's (failure to) launch.
Feb 12, 2014 4:35PM ET
According to new enrollment numbers from the Department of Health and Human Services, more people enrolled in Obamacare in January that the government projected.
Feb 12, 2014 1:04PM ET
Fox News contributor Erick Erickson has apparently reached his breaking point with the media. Why? Because journalists "have such erections" for President Obama that they won't report on his "latest b.s."
Feb 12, 2014 12:35PM ET
The number of people without health insurance coverage will likely decline enough this quarter to be at the lowest level since before the recession, according to Gallup.
Feb 11, 2014 10:15AM ET
Emma Carmichael on an unknown Kanye West, David Rogers on Henry Waxman, Jonathan Chait on the Obamacare bailouts, Jonathan Cohn on the conservative response to Obamacare, and Frank Bruni on NFL hopeful Michael Sam.
Feb 11, 2014 9:33AM ET
The Onion, the country's foremost satirical news site and purveyor of headlines like "Man Who Understands 8% of Obamacare Vigorously Defends It From Man Who Understands 5%," will team with the government to run ads for the Affordable Care Act.
Feb 10, 2014 5:38PM ET
The Obama administration announced a new round of changes to the Affordable Care Act's employer mandate on Monday.
Feb 6, 2014 1:58PM ET
AOL's Chairman and CEO Tim Armstrong said Thursday that everyone at the company can blame their new, objectively worse 401K policy on Obamacare, according to The Huffington Post, an AOL company.
Feb 5, 2014 11:07AM ET
The Wall Street Journal editorial board went with an interpretation of new Congressional Budget Office data that suggests, incorrectly, that Obamacare is a job-killer. Its job is opinion, not data analysis.