Senior Nat'l Correspondent at the Huffington Post, covering health care, social welfare, and other policy issues. Writing about Washington, living in Ann Arbor.

Trump Disqualified Himself From The Presidency | RealClearPolitics

Trump's Shocking Answer On Respecting Election Results Is The Only Debate Moment That Matters — Donald Trump was on his way to his best performance in a presidential debate Wednesday night ― right up to the moment when he refused, twice, to say he would respect the results of November's presidential election.

Obamacare Critics Now Admit the Law Is Saving Lives, But Say the Price Still Isn't Worth It — Obamacare's wonkier critics and even some of its supporters used to question whether the law is making people healthier. But that was before last week and the publication of a new study that found similar reforms in Massachusetts probably saved lives.

Donald Trump Says Everything Is A Disaster. Here's The Reality. — It's Donald Trump's favorite word. He used it 14 times in the second presidential debate, and chances are good he'll use it during the final debate on Wednesday. Hillary Clinton? Disaster. Obamacare? Disaster. Urban crime, the state of the military, the flow of immigrants across the border? Disaster, disaster, disaster.

President Obama Tells Donald Trump To 'Stop Whining' About Mythical Voter Fraud — President Barack Obama on Tuesday addressed Donald Trump's warnings about voter fraud. And he did so by making the kind of argument that might actually get under Trump's skin. The president told Trump to "stop whining" and suggested the GOP nominee lacks the fortitude to be president.

A Bunch Of Influential Progressives Just Gave Hillary Clinton Their Stamp Of Approval — A group of influential progressive intellectuals are giving Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton their seal of approval ― and urging fellow progressives, including those who supported Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in the Democratic primaries, to do the same.

Mike Pence Vows To Respect Results Of Election, Claims Donald Trump Will Do Same — Donald Trump's surrogates on Sunday tried to walk back his incendiary comments about a "rigged" election, with vice presidential candidate Mike Pence saying that Trump was only referring to media bias and vowing that "we will absolutely accept the result of the election."

Hillary Clinton Proposes Doubling Tax Break For Families With Kids — Hillary Clinton often says she wants to help families struggling to pay for child care and other expenses that come with raising kids. Now she's presenting a plan designed to do just that. Clinton's proposal would not fulfill her lofty, high-profile promise to set a hard limit on what families pay for child care.

Broaddrick's Rape Allegation Is About Bill, Not Hillary Clinton | RealClearPolitics

Clinton Offered A Nuanced Answer On Obamacare; Trump Offered Policy Word Salad — Obamacare got some serious attention in Sunday's town hall debate, following an audience question about why insurance seemed to be getting more and more expensive, while covering less and less. The answers from Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump provided a near-perfect distillation of very different ways they think about the world ― and how, most likely, they would govern as president.
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Oct 20, 2016

RT @BreeNewsome: Trump isn't just saying election is rigged. At rallies, he's specifically pointing to predominantly minority polling places as the issue

Oct 20, 2016

RT @JeffYoung: Obama: “They can even change the name of the law to Reagancare or they can call it Paul Ryan-care. I don’t care."

Oct 20, 2016

RT @brianbeutler: .@dceiver, @JeffYoung and I break down the debate, and look ahead to the great Trump amnesia the GOP is praying for.

Oct 20, 2016

Clinton talking to Schumer -- maybe trying to figure out tax repatriation rate that can go with infrastructure bill.

Oct 20, 2016

Classic Clinton -- half the crowd is gone, she's still there working room, having conversations

Oct 20, 2016

(Except for the Melania joke. That was genuinely funny.)

Oct 20, 2016

Trump at Al Smith dinner is basically the drunk uncle giving the cringe-inducing wedding toast. This is awful.

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