| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Under the health reform law, everyone who files a federal income tax form is required to have insurance. Most employers also have to offer it. The idea is that for reform to work, everyone needs to enroll so that there is a good mix of healthy and sick...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 11:16 AM
President Obama is dividing America into two nations — one rich, the other increasingly poor, and both more likely to elect Democrats. Americans growing richer support his policies, and those growing poorer are increasingly dependent on Democratic...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:04 AM
House Republicans are behaving like children in their threats to shut down the government, especially when they have better options to move their agenda.
The House has passed a bill to keep the government funded at current levels after September 30,...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Three years before the next presidential election, Republican also-rans are making noises about trying again. The most conspicuous is former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, who won the Iowa caucuses in 2008 but quickly faded and pivoted to his own television...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 8:01 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown has staked out a sizable lead in the Democratic contest for governor, but the primary race is far from decided as many voters have yet to pick a candidate, according to a new opinion poll for The Baltimore Sun.
| Dec 18, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Even as work continues to mend the state's health exchange, enrollment of uninsured Marylanders is going more smoothly and a marketing push is set to get underway, users and state officials said Wednesday.
Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Monday that he...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The recent commentary by Vincent DeMarco regarding the Affordable Care Act was a bad summary of the facts ("Don't forget the ACA's true purpose," Dec. 16). Let's remember the law's true purpose — a transfer of wealth to bring roughly one-seventh...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 11:00 AM
The Sun recently published the latest iteration of Vincent DeMarco's love songs to Obamacare, and Mr. DeMarco demonstrates once again that he has no sense of obligation to the truth ("Don't forget the ACA's true purpose," Dec. 16).
For example, Mr....
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:30 AM
As the beloved Ronald Reagan might say, "there he goes again."
Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s hypocrisy ("Liberals, too, get foot-in-mouth disease," Feb. 2) is absolutely mind-boggling.
He excoriates "the staggering intolerance … practiced by the...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Commentator Vincent DeMarco clearly knows what the true purpose of the Affordable Care Act is — getting free health care for 100,000 Marylanders at other people's expense ("Don't forget the ACA's true purpose," Dec. 16).
I do not know how you...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:00 AM
In a case that could have implications for ministries across the country, a Catonsville-based group of nuns who care for the elderly poor are awaiting a federal judge's decision on whether it must comply with the federal health care law's requirement to...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:56 PM
As I noted last week, it has become more apparent that Maryland's Democratic leaders are furiously trying to move past the debacle that has been the rollout of Maryland's health care exchange. After publicly heeding calls for hearings, leaders in both...