Some conservative policy pundits are starting to imagine a detente over Obamacare, in which Republicans recognize the conservative nature of the law and support it in return for tweaks that advance their ideas. Liberals should be open to such a deal.
Sen. John McCain hosted a town hall meeting in downtown Tucson Monday, asking business owners to tell him how the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare,” has affected hiring and other business decisions.
The botched rollout of the Affordable Care Act is the big issue in the races for two Arizona congressional districts — which are among the hottest races in the nation.
There are many opinions about Obamacare for small businesses, but what are the facts about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act for the almost 400,000 small businesses in Arizona?
Gov. Jan Brewer said Wednesday that she does not want U.S. House Republicans to succeed in their bid to shut down the Affordable Care Act, saying it would “devastate” the state budget.
The “government” isn’t a monolithic entity, held together with impermeable glue. It’s a collection of individuals who, if they’re doing their jobs, are working each day for the good of our country and people.
In life, context is everything; in Washington, leverage is everything else.
PHOENIX — A first-term state lawmaker wants an immediate special session he said is necessary to protect Arizonans from identity theft related to the new health-care law.
A petition drive promoted to “stop Obamacare in Arizona” will not keep Arizona from following the federal health-care law.
It's not your imagination. The Republican Party really does seem to have taken leave of its senses.
A combination of early presidential maneuvering and internal policy debate is feeding yet another iteration of that media perennial: the great Republican crackup. This time it's tea-party insurgents versus get-along establishment fogies fighting principally over two things: national security…
WASHINGTON - More than 420,000 Arizonans will get health insurance rebates under President Obama's health-care plan, the White House said Thursday as the president went on the offensive for his beleaguered plan.
The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times:
WASHINGTON - In a major concession to business groups, the Obama administration Tuesday unexpectedly announced a one-year delay, until after the 2014 elections, in a central requirement of the new health-care law that many companies provide coverage for their workers or face fines.
T-shirts created by Roger Score show the depth of conservatives' disdain for those who sided with Brewer.
Whatever ups and downs Ethan Orr expected from his first session in the state House of Representatives, they did not include seeing T-shirts declaring him a traitor who stabbed conservatives in the back.
OK, young'ns, here's your chance. In two consecutive elections, you've carried Barack Obama to victory. You voted for Obama by a margin of 66 percent to 32 percent in 2008, and, despite a horrendous economy for people your age, by nearly that much again in 2012.
PHOENIX — Rolling handily over most Republicans, the state House voted early today for an $8.8 billion spending plan, including an extensive expansion of the state's Medicaid program.
Republicans who wisely support expanding Medicaid in Arizona must stand strong and vote yes when the matter comes before the state House.