Democrats Who Had the Worst Year in Washington (5 through 1)

(5) Mary Landrieu: There were a lot of at-risk Democrats this year, but Sen. Landrieu takes the cake for having the worst year. First, she got caught listing a New Orleans’ home as her primary address, when it was in fact her parents’ house. In reality, Landrieu lives in a $2.5 million brick mansion on…
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Obamacare and Health Care Cost: Prognosis Grim

Jonathan Gruber, the MIT professor and Obamacare architect, who got caught in scandalous web woven of his own hubris, was on Capitol Hill last week doing his best to appear sufficiently repentant. Good. Gruber apparently spent the better part of the last few years travelling the country telling anyone who would listen just how the…
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Obamacare’s Architect Thinks You’re Stupid

Nancy Pelosi has the distinction of uttering one of the most repeated, most reviled political quotes of President Obama’s term. “We have to pass the [health care] bill so that you can find out what is in it,” Pelosi said in March 2010. It was a quote that exemplified everything that was wrong with policymaking…
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Obamacare’s Chief Architect Threatens Stability of the Law

Following the D.C. Circuit Court’s decision this week that Obamacare subsidies could not be offered in states that didn’t set up their own exchanges, pundits have lined up to offer their opinion of what the drafters meant. By and large the reaction on the left has been to agree that Obamacare is inarticulately worded, but…
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Democrats Want to Nix the Employer Mandate, They Just Have No Idea How to Pay for It

In 2013 the Obama administration made the politically expedient decision to delay the employer mandate, meaning that businesses would not be penalized for failing to provide health insurance. The mandate suffered steep opposition among business leaders who were facing the prospect of downsizing their workforce or cutting workers’ hours in order to afford or avoid…
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