Welcome to Health Reform Watch, Sarah Kliff’s regular look at how the Affordable Care Act is changing the American health-care system — and being changed by it. You can reach Sarah with questions, comments and suggestions here. Check back every … Continue reading
Education Secretary Michael Gove would vote for Britain to leave the EU if there was a referendum today, he says.
A new nonprofit is putting millions of Obamacare dollars towards an effort to turn routine doctor visits into a treasure trove of data on what medical treatments work best. The Affordable Care Act created the Patient Centered Research Outcomes Institute … Continue reading
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senators crafting an immigration bill have agreed that foreigners who crossed the U.S. border illegally would be deported if they entered the United States after December 31, 2011, a congressional aide said on Friday.
President Obama will release a budget next week that proposes significant cuts to Medicare and Social Security and fewer tax hikes than in the past, a conciliatory approach that he hopes will convince Republicans to sign onto a grand bargain … Continue reading
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – The Texas House of Representatives passed a two-year budget proposal on Thursday that would increase state spending by about 7 percent and restore some of the funding that was cut from public education in 2011.
This afternoon, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will face the press, sitting for one of his quarterly news conferences. But why wait until 2:30, when the press conference begins? We at Wonkblog are here to offer you a preview of … Continue reading
BERLIN – Lawmakers in Cyprus were poised Tuesday to reject a bailout plan that would have rescued the country’s banks but forced savers to chip in for the cost, sending the tiny island nation into a tailspin over its economic … Continue reading
Ezra and Neil discuss the Cyprus bailout proposal that would make bank customers foot much of the bill. Read full article >>
Sylvia Mathews Burwell has been out of Washington for more than a decade, but President Obama’s pick to be his next budget director will see a familiar cast of characters if the Senate confirms her for the post. Read full … Continue reading