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West facade of the Supreme Court

Who Politicized the Supreme Court?

Last week’s oral arguments before the US Supreme Court on health care reform have led to a firestorm of controversy.

Conservative justices grilled Solicitor General Donald Verrilli Jr. on the individual mandate to buy health insurance that’s central to the More…

President Obama in the Rose Garden

The President’s Pre-Emptive Strike Against the Court

On Monday President Obama fired a warning shot across the bow of the US Supreme Court, which  is still deliberating on health care reform. The nine justices probably cast their votes on Friday, but they can still change their votesMore…

President Obama Signs Health Care Reform

Picking Up the Pieces on Health Care Reform

The nine justices of the US Supreme Court probably cast their votes Friday on whether the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is constitutional.

And while no one can predict how the Supreme Court will vote based on oral arguments—everybody … More…

Jeff Toobin

Another Catastrophic Day for Obamacare

Following Tuesday’s oral arguments on the Affordable Care Act, reporters rushed to microphones in front of the US Supreme Court and declared the individual mandate to buy health insurance dead.  Jeffrey Toobin of CNN called it a “train wreck for … More…

President talks about jobs & the economy

The President May Be Peaking Too Early

President Obama has been on a roll of late.

Unemployment has fallen steadily to 8.3%, and we’ve had 24 consecutive months—two years—of private sector job growth. The rate itself is much higher than previous presidents have faced going into re-election, … More…

PresidentObamaSignsHealthCareReform

Health Care Reform Rears Its Ugly Head

Much of the political chatter last week was focused on an Obama Administration ruling that institutions affiliated with religions (such as Catholic universities and hospitals) had to provide access to birth control in employees… More…