Howard Dean may be a doctor and a gifted former governor, but it's clear he is spending more time on K Street with his drug industry clients these days than treating patients.
The talking points flying around this week have all been on a single subject -- the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, the only American soldier captured in the war in Afghanistan.
Opponents of the law have filed four lawsuits designed to stop families from obtaining the very thing that allows them to afford their health insurance premiums: tax credit subsidies.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, informally known as ObamaCare, is a step in the right direction. United States citizens deserve affordable, accessible health care. But like all medical insurance programs, it's a long way from perfect.
While on a recent business trip to Washington D.C., I had the privilege of a brief conversation with Arianna Huffington. I can only imagine how many p...
With all due respect to Sen. McCain, I have a different take on this. I, too, am outraged by the lack of care that many of our veterans have received, but I'm not at all bewildered by it. In fact, I saw it coming for years.
There are a lot of reasons why Americans don't know how the law affects them or why they believe things about Obamcare that aren't true. One of the biggest reasons is the failure of many in the media to provide anything other than the most superficial coverage.
In five out of the last six months, in fact, Obama's numbers have gotten better. He is now roughly where he was right before the impact of the Obamacare website rollout hit his approval rating.
As time wears on, the following prediction will seem less like science fiction and more like science fact: The Republicans will eventually try to take credit for the Affordable Care Act. The fact that it's proving itself to be increasingly successful, along with the reality that much of the law was originally conceived by Republicans, makes it absolutely ripe for the plucking.
If your yearly income falls below the 400 percent poverty level, the Obamacare insurance marketplace is probably your best option for getting health coverage because of the federal tax credits they offer, which will reduce the amount you'll have to pay for a policy.
One story risks being buried among all this other newsworthy stuff, and that is the vote which happened late last night in the House of Representatives.
I see the ACA's positive impact first-hand in my home state, a place whose collective poor health has long been jeopardizing the lives and financial security of hard-working families who can't seem to get ahead.
The summer of 2014 will have a lead story all its own, and there are already many candidates for top honors. So follows a suggested "top 19" list of the stories most likely to dominate the news (if not the beach reading) this summer.
Change is good... scary, but good. I have said this many times and about a variety of topics because it is consistently true. Change is inevitable so, even if you are a person who despises change, it is best to find the positive in it, adapt and forge ahead.
The first time I blew the whistle on health insurance companies was during a Senate Commerce Committee hearing in June 2009. Last Wednesday, almost five years later, I appeared before that committee again to give a progress report on how Americans have been benefiting since Congress enacted reforms in 2010 that changed the way insurance companies operate.
One of America's great debates spins like a top around one question: Who is able to take care of the least amongst us best -- government or the private sector?