The U.S. Supreme Court should take the unusual step of bypassing various federal courts of appeal to consider whether the "individual mandate" in Obamacare is unconstitutional. It's important that this action be taken soon because implementation deadlines are looming for major parts of the law. Some provisions, once in place, would be difficult to reverse.
A federal court judge in Florida ruled Thursday that key portions of a lawsuit challenging the Obama administration's health care reform law can go forward, and accused the Justice Department of taking an 'Alice-in-Wonderland' approach to its defense of the controversial "penalty" for people who don't buy insurance.
Republicans this fall are hoping that what doesn't tear them apart will only make them stronger.
Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum claims he favors free speech. Apparently, he means scot-free.
In the midst of one of the worst recessions in decades, a host of former corporate leaders are spending millions in their quest for elective office, using their personal wealth to go around the political machinery and explain away their own lack of experience.
On the last leg of a two-day visit to three Gulf states, President Obama on Tuesday said his administration is going to do "whatever it takes for as long as it takes" to deal with the devastating oil spill that has ravaged the local economy and threatens pristine wetlands.