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.
By Philip Klein | 10/10/13 01:18 PM
Just 7 percent of Americans believe that the rollout of President Obama's health care law has gone very well, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll. Another 20 percent say it has gone "somewhat" well. Since they launched on Oct. 1, the websites set up to help Americans purchase insurance...
By Philip Klein | 10/09/13 04:28 PM
President Obama nominated Janet Yellen on Wednesday as the next chairwoman of the Federal Reserve. At the same time, he’s been taking a much more hardline stance on dealing with House Republicans than he has in the past. Traditional media coverage of the government shutdown and debt ceiling...
By Philip Klein | 10/08/13 05:21 PM
Politics abhors complexity. As a result, recent reports of a “civil war” on the Right over the Republican budget and health care strategies are often framed as moderates versus conservatives, or as pitting the Tea Party against the old GOP establishment.
By Philip Klein | 10/07/13 04:13 PM
For the sake of argument, let’s say that eventually, the technological glitches plaguing President Obama’s health care program get resolved. Over the long term, one of the key issues facing the law will be whether enough young and healthy people sign up for insurance to offset the cost of...
By Philip Klein | 10/07/13 11:56 AM
Department of Health and Human Services officials announced late Friday that during "off peak" times over the weekend it would would be taking down the federal website meant to enroll Americans in President Obama's health care program to perform site maintenance. "We expect that Monday, less...
By Philip Klein | 10/04/13 03:07 PM
There was a time when Democrats blasted the term “Obamacare” as personal attack on President Obama.
By Philip Klein | 10/04/13 07:13 PM
Don't expect the Obamacare website to function during "off-peak" hours over the weekend — Department of Health and Human Services officials will be taking it down then for maintenance. "To make further improvements to the system, we will be taking down the application part of the website for...
By Philip Klein | 10/04/13 05:09 AM
As the United States embarks on an overhaul of its health care system, Britain's government-run system is showing signs of age
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