Roadblock to Health Care Reform

Analysis: 2009 GOP health care proposal illustrates the challenges in unifying Republicans

Despite the Obama administration’s declaration of victory in the Obamacare Wars, Republicans still vehemently oppose the law. House Republicans have voted to repeal the law scores of times, top Republican leaders are calling the law a “disaster” and a “catastrophic failure,” and Republicans are expected to campaign heavily on the law’s flaws in this fall’s midterm elections.

GOP Pushes VA Accountability Bill

Wrongful deaths, mismanagement of hospitals leads to push for reform
House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) and Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) announce the VA accountability bill / AP

House Republican leadership is calling for increased transparency and accountability at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) after a series of wrongful deaths and cases of mismanagement at VA hospitals across the country.


John Boehner smooches new "bff" Nancy Pelosi. (AP)

The Free Beacon can’t be trusted to report the news, which means I have to take precious time away from my day job—spearheading the Neocon High Council’s “Operation Epic Zion”—to be an ombudsman.

I present to you a story that should have been leading our website since Wednesday: