Raising the dependent age on family policies to 26 is a keystone of health care reform, targeting the largest pool of uninsured. It's an early test of how corporations – and voters – will react.
The bad news is that Washington has to make hard choices now to avert disaster. The good news is that some members of Congress are showing real political courage.
A cofounder of the St. Louis Tea Party lays out his vision for a better America.
Congressional Budget Office director Douglas Elmendorf is confident that the CBO forecast about health care reform and the deficit is true. But he acknowledges tough deficit choices ahead.
President Obama claims healthcare reform is a boon. But the outlook of small-business owners is more negative than at bigger companies.
The Bush administration agreed to store nuclear waste from 21 new reactors. But the federal government still can't meet its commitment to find permanent storage.
As Obama signs health care bill, attention turns to questions of coverage. In all, some 23 million Americans will still lack insurance in 2019, according to a Congressional Budget Office estimate.
For new health care reform bill to work, government has to ration care. But will politicians (and special interests) do better than insurance firms (and greed)?