By Philip Klein | 02/24/14 02:04 PM
In "Ghostbusters," paranormal activity is becoming a growing problem in New York City. Government doesn't do anything to stop the problem, so private entrepreneurs set up a small business that successfully captures and stores ghosts — for a fee.
By Philip Klein | 02/24/14 01:03 PM
When Rep. John Dingell took over the Congressional seat held by his father, President Dwight Eisenhower was in his first term in office, "I Love Lucy" was still on television and President Obama hadn't been born yet.
By Philip Klein | 02/21/14 06:25 PM
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Friday provided advanced notice to insurers about proposed cuts in Medicare Advantage payments in 2015 as part of President Obama's health care law. Medicare Advantage is a program that offers privately administered insurance options to...
By Philip Klein | 02/21/14 02:23 PM
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker came under fire from liberals this week as thousands of old emails were released from a near three-year investigation that had already closed without finding any wrongdoing by Walker.
By Philip Klein | 02/20/14 06:37 PM
On the night of June 5, 2012, as it became apparent that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker would fend off a $22 million recall effort lodged against him, dejected MSNBC host Ed Schultz found a silver lining for liberals: “Scott Walker could very well be indicted in the coming days.”
By Philip Klein | 02/20/14 08:17 AM
A multibillion-dollar tax that President Obama's health care law imposes on the insurance industry will be passed onto consumers, according to a new study by American Action Forum, costing individuals and families hundreds of dollars annually starting this year. As one way of financing the $2...
By Philip Klein | 02/18/14 04:07 PM
A new report by the Congressional Budget Office contradicts several arguments President Obama has advanced as part of his campaign to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour.
By Philip Klein | 02/18/14 12:47 PM
It's become a bit of a game in Washington to poke fun at what the Netflix hit television show “House of Cards” gets wrong about politics, journalism, and geography in the nation's capital. In the first episode of the second season, the show also got health insurance wrong. In one of the...
By Philip Klein | 02/17/14 01:34 PM
Last month, a group of Republican senators unveiled a health care plan that grappled with how to create an alternative to President Obama's health care law as part of a strategy to repeal it. A conservative group known as the 2017 Project, headed by Jeffrey Anderson, has released another...
By Philip Klein | 02/14/14 01:35 PM
On Friday, the New York Times reported that "[o]ne in five people who signed up for health insurance under the new health care law failed to pay their premiums on time and therefore did not receive coverage in January, insurance companies and industry experts say."
By Philip Klein | 02/13/14 06:20 PM
On Oct. 20, 1998, eager to avoid another government shutdown weeks before midterm elections, then-House Speaker Newt Gingrich acceded to President Clinton's demands by pushing a 40-pound, 16-inch thick, 3,825-page, pork-laden spending bill through the Republican-controlled chamber. At the...
By Philip Klein | 02/12/14 05:57 PM
Slightly more than 8,000 individuals had signed up for insurance through President Obama's health care law in Massachusetts by the end of January, representing only 5 percent of the original target of 155,000. On the flip side, according to a new report by the Department of Health and Human...
By Philip Klein | 02/12/14 04:13 PM
About 3.3 million people have signed up for private insurance through President Obama's health care law as of Feb. 1, according to a new report from the Department of Health and Human Services, but the number is still lagging behind the administration's original forecast. In September 2013,...
By Philip Klein | 02/12/14 11:17 AM
Washington Examiner Senior Writer Philip Klein joins us on the Washington Examiner podcast to talk about Obamacare's delayed implementation and the challenges the law could face from Republicans and the courts.
By Philip Klein | 02/10/14 06:33 PM
A provision in President Obama's health care law that required larger employers to offer acceptable health insurance or face a penalty has been delayed again for most businesses. The administrative delay, which directly contradicts the text of the law, is another sign that the provision, known...
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