• Dionne: Exploring the Founders' true spirit

    It’s entirely appropriate that the week of our July Fourth celebrations should coincide with a moment when the Supreme Court’s health-care decision has prompted intense debate over the purpose of our government and what the Constitution allows it to do.

  • Mitt Romney's Bain Problem

    While the Supreme Court’s upholding of the health-care law was last week’s most important event in historical terms, it will not be the decisive event of the 2012 election. In the long run, polling in swing states suggesting that Mitt Romney’s tenure at Bain Capital is hurting him could have larger implications for where this campaign will move.

  • Washington region expected to see surge of health-care jobs, study finds

    The Washington region is likely to see a surge in health-care jobs through the remainder of the decade as an aging population puts a strain on the modern workforce, according to Georgetown University researchers.

  • A victor for Obama - and for Roberts

    The Supreme Court’s decision upholding the health-care law is not only a huge victory for President Obama, but also a moment of leadership for Chief Justice John Roberts.

  • Obama Healthcare: Court vs. Congress

    We will be talking about the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the mandate as a tax for a long time.

  • U.S. will need 5.6 million more healthcare workers by 2020

    The healthcare economy is expected to grow at twice the rate of the national economy between now and 2020 and will create an additional 5.6 million jobs over those eight years, according to a report released by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.

  • In Montana, small changes spur nation's biggest jump in college graduates

    While policymakers and university officials in other states continue to haggle over such things as making it easier for students to transfer their academic credits from one school to another, Montana has simply and quietly done them.

  • Justice Scalia must resign

    Justice Antonin Scalia needs to resign from the Supreme Court. He’d have a lot of things to do. He’s a fine public speaker and teacher. He’d be a heck of a columnist and blogger. But he really seems to aspire to being a politician — and that’s the problem.

  • E.J. Dionne: "Religion is Always There (video)

    The Washington Post columnist and author of Our Divided Political Heart: The Battle for the American Idea in an Age of Discontent talks religion and politics with correspondent Kim Lawton and says, “Religion is always there below the surface in our politics”

  • Study: Georgia to add most health-care jobs

    Georgia and Utah will add more health-care jobs than any other states between 2010 and 2020, according to a new report by Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.