Brian Beutler

Senior Editor

Brian Beutler is a senior editor at the New Republic. He covers domestic policy, politics, and political movements. Previously he led Capitol Hill coverage for Talking Points Memo, was a daily columnist for Salon, and has been a frequent commentator on television news. He is the host of Primary Concerns, a podcast about politics.

Why Republicans Should Defend Obamacare

The GOP's hatred of the Affordable Care Act is blinding them to an obvious strategy to regain the upper hand in the health care fight. But that would require accepting the ACA as the law of the land.