Government

01/17/2017 - 8:00pm

    Legislating can be so much more challenging that it seems during an election campaign. That's becoming increasingly clear about Republican promises to repeal and replace Obamacare. And it's about to become clearer on corporate tax reform.

    Tax reform is a relatively easy concept: Most people...

01/16/2017 - 7:00pm

    Talking to my Senate Republican colleagues about climate change is like talking to prisoners about escaping. The conversations are often private, even furtive. One told me, "Let's keep talking, but you can't let my staff know."

    The...

01/16/2017 - 6:00pm

    Things are getting down and dirty now. And millions of lives are at stake. I cannot possibly state strongly enough how dangerous it is that President-elect Donald Trump has embraced the notion that vaccination is the cause of autism.

    Robert F....

01/16/2017 - 6:00pm

    Donald Trump: freak or geek?

    Who better to answer that question than Judd Apatow, the executive producer of “Freaks and Geeks” and the comedian, producer, director and writer who has been in a spiral over the ascent of his fellow TV big...

01/16/2017 - 5:00pm

    The incoming Republican government is waging a war against regulations.

    “For every one new regulation, two old regulations must be eliminated,” Donald Trump promised after the November vote. Since then, Republicans in Congress have voted...

01/16/2017 - 4:00pm

    For six years, Republicans have voted more than 60 times to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. "Repeal and replace" was a staple of Donald Trump's stump speech. Give us control, Republicans promised, and what Mike Pence promises as the "first order of business" will be...

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