Tag Archives: Healthcare reform

This week’s Herald column: sorry Marco, Ted Cruz is the right’s new Hispanic darling

A day late on this post, in which I lay out why Ted Cruz is the right’s new darling.

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Because it’s NOT a tax…

Romney advisor Eric Fehrnstrom corrects me … and also the entire Republican Party. Oops.

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Bobby Jindal, ‘Obamacare,’ and the red state vow of poverty

On Meet the Press Sunday, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal took his turn as a GOP surrogate and potential Mitt Romney VP, and did, I think, an effective job of articulating the right’s continued opposition to “Obamacare.” But Jindal’s arguments, while … Continue reading

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… Because it’s a tax (UPDATE)

Or, “why did Chief Justice John Roberts vote to uphold Obamacare’s individual mandate?” Also …

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In which Michael Tomasky calls Chief Justice John Roberts a liar

Yep. He goes there.

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Uh oh, Mitt…

All together now: Obamacare IS Romneycare.

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Refusing to implement healthcare reform, Florida GOP rejecting millions in grants for elderly, kids, disabled

Rick Scott trashed the federal stimulus, and then took the money anyway, to balance the state budget. But when it comes to healthcare reform, the governor and the Republican legislature are just saying no — a move more extreme than … Continue reading

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The afternoon read: stuff you might have missed

This has been the kind of news day that makes you want to stick your head in a bucket of ice. The android also known as Mitt Romney announces, to the shock of the D.C. press corps, that he’s running … Continue reading

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DNC video hits ‘Multiple Choice Mitt’

The latest video from the DNC hits Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney where it hurts: in the flip-flop:

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Underreported story of the day: health insurance rates drop for pre-existing conditions

And this one was reported by, of all outlets, the right wing Sunshine State News’ editor-blogger Kenric Ward.

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