Topic: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
A federal appeals court rejects the individual mandate, the crux of Obama's health-care reform. With another appeals court having already upheld the law, a Supreme Court showdown is far more likely.
08/12/2011 09:39 pm
Eight candidates sparred at the GOP debate in Ames, Iowa, Thursday night. Though Texas Gov. Rick Perry wasn't one of them, his imminent entry into the presidential race changes everything.
08/12/2011 10:09 am
Six candidates are actively competing in the Iowa straw poll on Saturday. Those who fare poorly may find that fundraising dries up. Those who do well may see an infusion of campaign cash.
08/08/2011 12:48 pm
Herman Cain got 4,500 retweets and Michele Bachmann got the most @ references. Does that make them the winners of the first Twitter-based debate, held among six Republican candidates?
07/20/2011 08:29 pm
Michele Bachmann is on the GOP presidential campaign trail in South Carolina Monday. Michele Bachmann's campaign says she will sign the 'cut, cap, and balance' pledge.
07/18/2011 05:12 pm
Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell told reporters at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast that Republicans likely 'muted' their foreign policy disagreements during the Bush administration and that Obama's health-care reforms 'constitute the single worst piece of legislation' he's seen passed. He also reminded the public that pundits previously wrote off the field of GOP candidates in 1980 – including one Ronald Reagen.
06/24/2011 04:26 pm
His poll numbers are poor. But former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, who announced his bid for president Tuesday, may appeal to enough moderate Republicans, independents to make a splash.
06/21/2011 12:42 pm
The Heritage Foundation budget plan shifts Social Security benefits to a needs-based insurance program. It ditches Obamacare and changes Medicare to a 'premium support plan.' And it simplifies the tax code.
06/21/2011 11:25 am
As a presidential candidate, Michele Bachmann is a fierce anti-Obamacare choice. Earlier this week on a Glenn Beck show, she offered her view of what Obama intends to do with Medicare.
06/15/2011 03:36 pm
Newsweek's Washington Bureau Chief warns that Rep. Michele Bachmann should not be underestimated as a presidential contender in the 2012 race.
06/15/2011 09:51 am