The Affordable Care Act was supposed to be medicine for the American people, but someone must have forgotten to read all the side effects. Here we take a look at the fine print of the bill and what secondary consequences this new law has on the nation’s fiscal health. For more information, check out The Affordable Care Act Briefing Book.
As of 2012, 48 million Americans were uninsured. The CBO says 7 million Americans will lose their insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Read more about it in The Affordable Care Act Briefing Book.
The Thanksgiving week was relatively quiet on the economic statistics front. Of course, the most highly-anticipated piece of data was a non-governmental one: how did retailers do on Black Friday?
For months, the US and Iran have engaged in secret meetings to reach an historic agreement aimed at slowing Tehran’s nuclear program. After a deal was reached early Sunday, leaders from the US, Iran and Israel took to Twitter to voice their opinions. Get our analysis and see what they had to say.
With most of the media focused on the millions of Americans who have lost their current health insurance, on Tuesday The New York Times reported, “[T]he Obama administration has ruled that neither the federal insurance exchange nor the federal subsidies paid to insurance companies on behalf of low-income people are ‘federal health care programs.’”