Jim Capretta

American Enterprise Institute

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Resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative think-tank in Washington, DC; former senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy center and former Associate Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget (2001-2004)

Jim Capretta on KCRW

This week the Obama administration announced that more than 11 million consumers in the federal exchanges created by the  Affordable Care Act  will see their healthcare premiums jump…

Obamacare premiums: October surprise?

This week the Obama administration announced that more than 11 million consumers in the federal exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act will see their healthcare premiums jump…

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The Supreme Court majority said the Hobby Lobby decision would be “narrow” in scope and not very disruptive. The dissenters said the court was stepping into a “minefield.”

After Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby Ruling, Political and Legal Battles Ensue

The Supreme Court majority said the Hobby Lobby decision would be “narrow” in scope and not very disruptive. The dissenters said the court was stepping into a “minefield.”

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It was down to the wire on Capitol Hill yesterday.

Hanging Ten on the Fiscal Cliff: Congress Pulls Back from the Edge

It was down to the wire on Capitol Hill yesterday.

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