By Philip Klein | 10/21/13 01:10 PM
President Obama sought on Monday to reassure Americans about his health care program that has been besieged by technological problems.
By Philip Klein | 10/19/13 10:27 AM
I normally don’t use this space to comment on movies, but I want to make an exception in the case of “12 Years a Slave,” which is the most powerful portrayal of American slavery that I’ve ever seen in film. To start with, it’s just a really compelling narrative about a man who spent...
By Philip Klein | 10/17/13 12:56 PM
Short of repealing or defunding President Obama’s health care law, Republicans have spent months calling for his signature legislative accomplishment to be delayed. But what happens if two months from now, Obama decides that it needs to be delayed? I know this sounds far-fetched, so hear me...
By Philip Klein | 10/17/13 08:30 AM
So few applicants have gotten far enough along in Obamacare's enrollment process at Healthcare.gov that insurers are only beginning to be able to assess the true depth of the site's technological problems. But there are red flags beyond the error messages that have been publicly visible. This...
By Philip Klein | 10/15/13 05:45 PM
Republican congressional leaders are in the midst of a difficult struggle between a restive conservative base and the limits of their own power. If they’re looking for a way to navigate through these difficult waters, they should take a lesson from the Democrats. In January 2007, as the...
By Philip Klein | 10/15/13 12:26 PM
Though the House and Senate haven’t yet found a way to resolve the ongoing budget impasse, both sides now agree that a final deal should involve a measure dealing with income verification of applicants for insurance coverage through President Obama’s health care law.
By Philip Klein | 10/14/13 06:22 PM
Unions would come out as one of the winners in an emerging deal between Senate Republicans and Democrats to resolve the budget impasse that has triggered the government shutdown now entering its third week. The proposed deal would include a one-year delay in a fee strongly opposed by unions...
By Philip Klein | 10/13/13 05:34 PM
Technological problems plaguing the rollout of President Obama's health care law web site may not be resolved for months, according to a person familiar with the program cited by the New York Times. Starting on Oct. 1, Americans were supposed to be able to visit websites to purchase subsidized...
By Philip Klein | 10/11/13 01:09 PM
Beneath the hardline approach to the budget fight being pushed by Tea Party activists and their allies in Congress, there is a certain assumption about how negotiations work. The idea is that if they force Republicans to publicly stake out the most uncompromising position possible, even if...
10/10/13 03:26 PM
Washington Examiner senior writer Philip Klein talked about the rollout of Obamacare and the problems in Britain's National Health Service on a Google Hangout on Oct. 9.
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