By Joel Gehrke | 10/21/13 12:35 PM
President Obama assured Americans that Obamacare is "worth the wait" as he defended the law, which has come under renewed fire due to the health care exchanges' dysfunctional website. "If one thing's worth the wait, it's the safety and security of health care you can afford," Obama said in the...
By Joel Gehrke | 10/19/13 08:36 PM
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew believes that administration officials have until January to address the systemic technical problems that have marred the health care law's rollout. NBC's David Gregory asked Lew if "Obamacare [can] survive in its current form if the systems are not improved for...
By Joel Gehrke | 10/19/13 07:02 PM
Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., believes that his oath of office compels him to protect the country from "rabid" Tea Party congressmen because they qualify as "domestic enemies." "A lot of those members are rabid, they're sophomoric -- literally, they're second term in Congress -- they've never...
By Joel Gehrke | 10/19/13 02:23 PM
Young people in 45 states will see their health insurance premiums increase under Obamacare because the law relies on the money they pay into the system to offset the cost of caring for older enrollees, according to a new study. Virginia leads the pack, as individuals aged 27 and under will...
By Joel Gehrke | 10/18/13 05:08 PM
Every Republican senator had a chance to object to the Kentucky dam spending provision of the debt limit deal that angered conservatives but none did.
By Joel Gehrke | 10/17/13 02:50 PM
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney fact-checked the information provided to reporters by Obamacare customer service representatives tasked with aiding people in enrolling in the health care exchanges. "It's not true," Carney told CNN's Brianna Keilar during Thursday's press briefing. "It's...
By Joel Gehrke | 10/17/13 01:46 PM
Americans shouldn't think much about the various appropriations in the bill to reopen government, according to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., even though she wished the spending measures weren't in the bill. "This was consistent with what would be in a continuing resolution,"...
By Joel Gehrke | 10/16/13 05:34 PM
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., hopes to convert Democratic frustration with President Obama's negotiating position regarding Iran into a congressional resolution that would prevent the White House team from easing sanctions on the Islamic regime. "I hope the entire Senate will unite behind this...
By Joel Gehrke | 10/16/13 11:54 AM
National Park Service director Jonathan Jarvis told Congress that he discussed his decision to close memorials and monuments during the government shutdown with White House and Interior Department superiors, but the final decision was his.
By Joel Gehrke | 10/15/13 10:48 PM
Don't be surprised if Wednesday's joint hearing by two committees of the House of Representatives into the National Park Service's handling of the partial government shutdown gets tense.
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