Center for American Progress Turns Against the Push for a Grand Bargain

By: Thursday June 6, 2013 7:24 am

This is some of the better news I have heard in awhile. The Center for American Progress has turn against the push for austerity. In a new report the organization points out the policy arguments for a grand bargain are incredibly weak right now and the politics are mostly hopeless. From Michael Linden at CAP: To start [...]

Raising Medicare Age Would Leave Hundreds of Thousand of Seniors Uninsured

By: Tuesday December 11, 2012 10:47 am

Increasing the Medicare eligibility age by two years would result in hundreds of thousand of seniors not having health insurance, according to a new report by the Center for American Progress. Some have argued that raising the age is now more acceptable since the Affordable Care Act will find the void, but the ACA is [...]

Gruber Again Misleads to Defend His Embattled Individual Mandate

By: Wednesday February 9, 2011 4:27 pm

It is not surprising given Jonathan Gruber’s strong support for an individual mandate and his prominent role in both “Romneycare” and “Obamacare” that he is working hard to defend the idea with a new paper for the Center for American Progress attacking “alternatives” to his preferred policy. Overall, I find his case weak and extremely [...]