Of course planning on buying insurance and getting insurance are two different things. The small subsidies combined with how absurdly overpriced insurance is in the United States could still leave insurance financially out of reach for some.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday November 27, 2013 1:31 pm|
Over a month into the implementation of the Affordable Care Act there seems to be no increase in the number of people who feel they have been helped by the law. In fact there has been a modest increase in the number who think they have been hurt by the law.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday November 26, 2013 7:55 am|
Being unable to successfully implement your own signature achievement will really undermine people’s opinions about your job performance.
|By: Jon Walker Thursday November 14, 2013 2:15 pm|
For years opinions about the Affordable Care Act have remained remarkably entrenched, but now that the law is going from an abstract idea to a real system that is directly impacting the livings of Americans that has started to change.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday November 12, 2013 12:55 pm|
Just when you thought Congressional job approval ratings couldn’t get any lower, they managed to set a new record. According to Gallup, Congress’s job approval rating is in the single digits for the first in the four decades that they have been polling the question.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday November 12, 2013 10:41 am|
Raising the minimum wage is a popular issue with real political resonance. It is a smart political move that Democrats seem to be making a part of their 2014 efforts.
|By: Jon Walker Friday November 8, 2013 8:35 am|
This is some mixed news for the Obama administration. According to Gallup, the vast majority of the uninsured haven’t gone to Healthcare.gov yet.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday October 30, 2013 11:05 am|
Even though problems with Healthcare.gov have been the dominant news story for past two weeks, the bad press has not noticeably changed public opinion about the law. To a remarkable degree people have locked in their opinions and nothing seems to be changing them.
|By: Jon Walker Monday October 28, 2013 9:50 am|
The number of Americans who believe regular people have “plenty of opportunities” to get ahead has dropped sharply over the past decade. This is one of the most profound changes in how Americans view their own country.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday October 23, 2013 10:35 am|
Marijuana legalization is now more popular than basically every elected official in the country and has broader popular support than almost every issue being debated in Congress. Yet it has almost no backing from members of Congress. It is well past time for our politicians to get on board.