2/1/2010 1:02 PM ET
No wonder it's so hard to cut federal spending: A limited "spending freeze" of $250 billion over three years, out of a 2001 budget of $3.8 trillion, is twice trotted out as a radical "austerity" ...
11/2/2009 12:03 PM ET
"Obama Strategy on Health Care Legislation Appears to Be Paying Off," declares a familiar-sounding Times headline. Is the Times right this time, or is its enthusiasm for Obama-Care's prospects ...
9/24/2009 11:47 AM ET
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell called out the Obama administration for using a federal agency to squelch mailings by health insurance company Humana warning customers of cuts to the ...
8/24/2009 12:21 PM ET
A week after the Times declared concern over health-care rationing under Obama's reforms a "false" idea spread by conservative conspiracists, health care reporter Robert Fear says those "concerns ...
7/30/2009 2:59 PM ET
Health reporter Robert Pear is very optimistic about Obama's big health-care takeover. Last month another Times reporter declared the administration was "well positioned...to achieve a major ...
7/23/2009 2:32 PM ET
Reporter Robert Pear's reality check lacked the passion of campaign-era defenses of Obama on various issues, but at least it was there.
2/23/2009 3:22 PM ET
Today's story marks the second front-page story in six days on the ideological split between the Republican Congress and Republican governors over Obama's "stimulus package."
1/6/2009 11:25 AM ET
Pear calls Lilly Ledbetter the Democratic "answer" to Joe the Plumber - but she preceded him in the campaign spotlight by several months.
7/8/2008 9:33 AM ET
In two consecutive lead stories, the Times take the side of business organizations in spats against Republican policies.
3/25/2008 12:10 PM ET
Only the Times could spin an increase in life expectancy as a disturbing trend: "Life expectancy for the nation as a whole has increased, the researchers said, but affluent people have experienced ...