Republicans Eye Quick Obamacare Repeal If Party Wins White House

Health / News February 5, 2016
Republicans are exploring a way to enact a repeal of Obamacare and other parts of their agenda soon after a new Republican president takes the oath of office in 2017.

How to make both parties happy through the Affordable Care Act

Health / News February 3, 2016
As former leaders in Congress, we have a message for both sides in this debate: It’s time to give the states a chance.

Afghanistan is on the brink after US invests $100 billion

National Security / News February 3, 2016
Afghanistan's economy is worsening and its security deteriorating despite more than a decade of U.S.-led reconstruction efforts and more than $100 billion poured into the country.

On Cancer ‘Moonshot,’ Time is Ticking for Biden

Health / News January 28, 2016
Biden will lead a task force composed of five government departments and nearly 10 offices, institutes and agencies from across the sprawling federal apparatus.

Falling Deficit to Reverse Course in 2016 as U.S. Ages

Economy / News January 19, 2016
A six-year trend of declining federal budget deficits will end this year, sooner than expected, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office reported on Tuesday.

House Votes to Send Bill to Repeal Health Law to Obama’s Desk

Health / News January 6, 2016
The vote proved that a Republican congressional majority could deliver a measure that repeals the health law to a Republican president.

U.S. Doesn’t Know How Many Foreign Visitors Overstay Visas

Immigration / News January 1, 2016
Many members of Congress and some law enforcement officials worry that terrorists could exploit the visa program because the U.S. does not routinely collect biometric information.

Iran’s Nuclear Compliance Draws Mixed Opinions

National Security / News December 30, 2015
Iran says it is close to meeting the requirements of a nuclear agreement that would bring it relief from crippling international nuclear-related sanctions.

Let’s Talk About Aging This Holiday Season

Health / News December 24, 2015
According to AARP, 87 percent of seniors wish to remain in their homes and communities as they continue to age.

Exporting oil is key to US progress on climate change

Energy / News December 15, 2015
The right and left are stuck in a caricatured debate in which some of the loudest voices express disinterest in science while others openly disregard economics.