Christopher Jacobs
Christopher Jacobs
Christopher Jacobs
Chris Jacobs is founder and CEO of Juniper Research Group, a policy consulting firm based in Washington, and a senior health policy analyst for the Texas Public Policy Foundation. Previously he was a senior policy analyst in The Heritage Foundation’s Center for Health Policy Studies, and a senior policy analyst with the Joint Economic Committee’s Senate Republican staff. During the debate over the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare, Jacobs was a policy adviser for the House Republican Conference under then-Chairman Mike Pence. In the first two years of the law’s implementation, he was a health policy analyst for the Senate Republican Policy Committee. Jacobs got his start on Capitol Hill as an intern for then-Rep. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.). He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and history from American University, where he is a part-time teacher of health policy. He currently resides in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Nick Riviera From ‘The Simpsons’ Explains Obamacare

Cascading reductions in reimbursements due to Obamacare are wreaking havoc on our health care system—and could make ‘doctors’ like Dr. Nick the only option for some patients.

What You Need To Know About The Proposed Federal Rule For Short-Term Health Plans

Now that it has proposed this rule, the administration should take regulatory action on another front, by stopping a movement in Idaho to offer non-compliant health plans.

Who Really Proposed The Obamacare Bailout Inside Trump’s Budget?

To call the inclusion of a $11.5 billion proposal in the president’s budget that no one wants to take credit for a prime example of managerial incompetence would put it mildly.

Politico’s Dumbest Headline Ever Trivialized Rand Paul’s Budget Protest

The brief lapse in appropriations had serious underlying causes, and the flip way its correspondents covered the incident led to arguably the dumbest headline in Politico’s history.

10 Of The Worst Game Show Contestants Ever

If the football game show participants don’t qualify as the worst contestants in history, who does? While we can’t claim an exhaustive list, herewith some nominees.

Meet The Incompetent White House Staffer Behind The Proposed Obamacare Bailout

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Why Single People Shouldn’t Give Up On Dating

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The White House Plans To Bail Out Obamacare And Fund Abortion Coverage

The budget proposal means the Trump administration is now actively working to codify not one but two Obamacare bailouts that a Republican Congress denied to the Obama administration.

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How ‘Jeopardy!’ Made Their Football-Themed Show Worse For Contestants

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Philadelphia Eagles Win Their First Super Bowl Championship

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Super Bowl LII Raises Profile Of Sports-Related Brain Injuries

Six specialists in neuroscience, including several former athletes, spoke at the annual Brain Health Summit hosted in conjunction with the Super Bowl.

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What Friday lacked in sporting news it made up for in an ongoing cavalcade of celebrity happenings and barely organized chaos.

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Minneapolis To Put The Super Bowl On Ice

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Joe Biden Showed How The Senate Can Repeal Obamacare With Just 51 Votes

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