A few short words in a summary of the Heritage plan leave the real possibility that the plan, if enacted as described, could lead to taxpayer funding of abortion coverage.
Striking down the law through legal fiat would represent judicial activism at its worst—asking unelected judges to do what elected members of Congress took great pains to avoid.
It says much about the leftward shift of the Democratic Party that the government-run ‘public option’ represents the most conservative of all the policy proposals discussed.
While such costs represent a small fraction of overall spending on health care, several dynamics help the prescription drug issue gain disproportionate attention.
At least one company that hired Michael Cohen admitted that it got suckered by someone who couldn’t deliver. Many companies consider relationship-trading the cost of doing business.
CBO can only assume cost-sharing payments get made through premium subsidies if it assumes those payments do not get made directly—thus violating the agency’s legal obligation.
A Congressional Budget Office (CBO) document released quietly on Thursday hinted at a major gaffe by the budget agency and its efforts to conceal that gaffe.
The Commonwealth researchers claim Trump administration decisions explain the decline in the number of Americans with health insurance. But the data themselves suggest another theory.
Rather than criticizing Tom Price for his candid comments, Republicans would do better to go back and pass legislation repealing the Obamacare regulations.
Only when members become willing to take tough votes, and to abide by the outcome even if it results in policy outcomes they disfavor, will the process become more open and transparent.
Removing one stereotypical character would suggest a politicized process of choosing ‘acceptable’ groups to satirize.
The art world’s current conundrum is that encouraging individuals to engage with art often involves appealing to their narcissistic instincts.
If CBO and House Budget are blameless, and everything about this budget change occurred in an above-board manner, they seem to have a funny way of going about proving their innocence.
A repeal of finance regulation also allows Congress to nullify other regulatory actions the federal government took years ago—including those on Obamacare.
This Wall Street Journal article reads like the prototypical combination of fiscal irresponsibility and helicopter parenting gone amok.
While President Trump undoubtedly introduced more foibles into the legislative process, he has not changed its fundamental dynamic.
Paul Ryan’s ‘legacy’ on entitlement reform will consist of his role as the first speaker to repeal a cap on entitlement spending.
At the end of 2016, I thought Paul Ryan had a plan, and that achieving consensus on a plan would prove the tough part. But Ryan didn’t even have a plan.
In a Monday report, CBO changed the rules, and violated the law, to make it easier for Congress to pass an Obamacare bailout.
Members of Congress have it within their collective power to change the ways their respective chambers act—if only they have the political will.
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