Topic: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Michele Bachmann was born in Iowa, where the first caucus in the 2012 presidential primary race will take place. Now a Minnesota congresswoman, Michele Bachmann took her tea party message to Iowa late last week.
01/25/2011 10:01 am
The tea party's aim to restore America's founding ideals is commendable, but it still harbors the same moral impetus that's justified bigger government since the Progressive Era. To deliver on its promise to restore lost freedoms, the tea party must anchor its work in Ayn Rand's understanding that all schemes that sacrifice the individual to society are morally wrong.
01/21/2011 09:04 am
Forcing young people to buy expensive health insurance (and subsidize the old and sick) isn't good for the Democrats, and it isn't good for young people.
01/19/2011 01:48 pm
As Republicans move to vote Wednesday to undo Obama's health-care reform bill, Democrats are posing a question to new House members: What would repeal mean to their constituents?
01/18/2011 09:35 pm
The Republican leadership is planning only one day of debate on health care reform repeal, but some House GOP lawmakers insist that the vote is not just a symbol.
01/18/2011 01:16 pm
A call for 'thoughtful consideration' of repeal of Obama's health-care reform law may signal a more moderate tone to next week's debate than both sides in the House had anticipated.
01/14/2011 12:38 pm
Obama has faced little congressional oversight so far, but with House GOP probing into policies ranging from illegal immigration to health care, the president's oversight holiday may be over.
01/13/2011 12:44 pm
Health care reform law is top target of the new GOP House majority. But critics say GOP leaders set aside their pledges of fiscal restraint and openness in pushing forward on vote to repeal it.
01/07/2011 11:12 am
Republicans have labeled the health reform law a job killer, even though impartial analysts says it won't kill any jobs. Why? Because it dares to tax somebody – anybody.
01/06/2011 03:42 pm
2011 predictions from tax policy experts at TaxVox include lots of chest thumping and growling from Washington, but no substantive legislation.
01/05/2011 11:55 am