President Obama 'puts more stock' in private advice than in public advice about who should replace Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, say presidential advisers Gene Sperling and Dan Pfeiffer.
Republicans will almost always be more disciplined about voting and messaging than the Democrats, Reich writes. That gives the GOP an advantage in times like this, when the two parties are at war with each other, and when so many Americans are looking for simple answers.
Not as much as critics of the Affordable Care Act think, Gleckman says. Allegations of widespread tax fraud by low-income Americans are exaggerated.