Sahil Kapur

Sahil Kapur is TPM's senior congressional reporter and Supreme Court correspondent. His articles have been published in the Huffington Post, The Guardian and The New Republic. Email him at sahil@talkingpointsmemo.com and follow him on Twitter at @sahilkapur.

Articles by Sahil

Jeb Bush launched an attack on Obamacare when asked a question about health care and rural areas Saturday during a trip to Iowa as he explores a 2016 presidential bid.

"We've created a monstrosity of consolidating power in Washington, D.C., suppressing wages, making it uncertain for investment. In fact, the greatest job suppressor in the so-called recovery that we've gone through is Obamacare," Bush said in a Q&A at the 2015 Iowa Ag Summit. "And I think replacing Obamacare with a market-oriented approach that is — where local and state input starts to drive the policies away from this top-down system."

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Friday night on his HBO show, comedian and progressive political commentator Bill Maher called on the media to treat Fox News anchor Bill O'Reilly's history of false statements with the same "ferocity" as it treated now-suspended NBC's Brian Williams for inaccurately claiming he was on a helicopter shot down in Iraq.

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Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) swiftly endorsed Rep. Chris Van Hollen to be the next U.S. senator from Maryland, wasting little time as Democrats hope to lock up the seat vacated by retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski.

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