Politics

Sometimes a Loss Is Just a Loss

Despite some pundits' quibbles, Chief Justice Roberts's opinion doesn't constitute a win for conservatives.

Give Me Broccoli or Give Me Death!

Scenes from the Supreme Court

What CNN Could Have Done

They missed a golden opportunity.

Roberts's Solution to a Non-Problem

The Court's ruling on Medicaid expansion forbids the federal government from doing something it wouldn't do anyway.

Romney's Other Health-Care Contradiction

The health-care law either kills jobs or will cost employees their insurance—it can't do both.

A Tale of Two Justices

John Roberts joined with the Court's liberals to uphold the Affordable Care Act—but he left a political weapon in his opinion for Republicans to use in the future.

It's Roberts's Court Now

Today's decision on the Affordable Care Act shows that, despite conventional wisdom, Anthony Kennedy is not the guy calling the shots.

Why It's Still in States' Interests to Expand Medicaid

Today's SCOTUS opinion gives states an out if they choose not to extend Medicaid benefits. But they'd still be crazy not to.

Can European Leaders Go Big?

With Spain, Italy, and Cyprus reeling, the stakes are high for the Brussels summit—but Germany stands in the way of broad reform.

Republicans Will Soon Stop Talking about Health Care

And Mitt Romney will be relieved.

#OtherSCOTUSPredictions

The top ten faux decisions the Supreme Court could hand down today.

The Anti-Scalia Uprising

Who’s that crazy guy on the bench?

A Student-Loan Solution We Should Be Talking About

Changes to how we remediate students could help shorten the time people are in schools—and decrease the costs.

Romney Campaign Puts the Screws to The Washington Post

It would help if they'd tell us what they're objecting to.

On the Word "Faggot"

Making terms taboo has the paradoxical effect of giving them more power.

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