Insurers know the president won't allow the law to be repealed or even altered substantially, which will be good for future profits, and they also know they can count on the Republicans to push through legislation to get rid of the health plan tax and let them sell low-value policies again.
That integrative health and medicine would lose its top champion in the past 20 years, U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), was one foregone conclusion o...
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My son grabbed the card and ran away with it. I chased him across the room and managed to insert the card while trying to hold on to both kids. My democratic endeavor took less than two minutes. That was how long I was able to restrain two wriggly preschoolers.
One way or another, you've heard of "The Handmaid's Tale." For decades, the title has been feminist shorthand for the kind of future that's likely for women if Christian fundamentalists have their way.
Even as Republicans bask in victory and Democrats try to recover from shell-shock, the greater implications of this election are starting to crystallize. It's early, but three lessons particularly stand out.
Hey, Candidates: How'd that whole "Abandoning Obama" thing work out for you?
As pundits and partisans alike are tallying the winners and losers of this year's contests, they should not forget to consider that the real winners were the campaign media consultants and the owners of local television stations, both of whom pocketed hundreds of millions of dollars in advertising revenues.
Republicans in Congress just won a smashing electoral success by essentially doing nothing but mercilessly block Obama's agenda. That, to put it another way, is a winning formula for them with their base voters.
Let's face it, the status quo is sustained -- and the media should know better, that the more things "change," the more they stay the same.
Clint Eastwood said, "Winning an election is a good-news, bad-news kind of thing. OK, now you're the mayor. The bad news is, now you're the mayor."
Why is it that blacks continue to trail behind whites in politics, business, sports, and just about everything else in America? Could it have anything to do with racism? Ben Stein says no.
Whatever new leadership rises from the smoldering rubble of Redfern's ODP, it will be clear that the party has to be inclusive, it must encourage many different voices to attract more supporters, and, like the college football that Ohio is so obsessed with, they have to work like a team.
If Republicans emphatically do not want to cooperate in any meaningful way with Democrats, is there anything Obama can do to change that? No, not really. But according to the press, Obama is supposed to change that equation, or else he loses.
There are essentially three primary reasons why Republicans enjoyed such an impressive victory on election night.
In addition to the quantity of judicial confirmations, Hatch and Gray persist in their bizarre view that it was improper for President Obama to fill longstanding vacancies on the D.C. Circuit, and they complain that rules reform has led to "controversial judges."