By Joel Gehrke | 11/21/13 12:48 PM
Rumors of immigration reform's demise in the 113th Congress are greatly exaggerated, according to House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio.
By Joel Gehrke | 11/20/13 02:21 PM
Members of Congress and their staffs receive "the same treatment as all small businesses," the D.C.'s health insurance exchange director said — even though "the federal government is a large business," according to Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La. "The provision under the Affordable Care Act that...
By Joel Gehrke | 11/20/13 02:04 PM
Connect for Health Colorado, the state Obamacare exchange, sent an enrollment letter to a dog after his owner attempted to enroll for insurance through the exchange. “I thought, ?Wow, this is so awesome,' " Shane Smith of Fort Collins, Colo., told the local Fox affiliate. “They have gone...
By Joel Gehrke | 11/19/13 03:30 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry declared that "the era of the Monroe Doctrine is over" as he expressed chagrin over U.S. willingness to claim the power to repel European intervention in the Western Hemisphere for 190 years. Kerry's declaration to the Organization of American States during a...
By Joel Gehrke | 11/19/13 03:02 PM
Apparently, the key to marital happiness is getting the woman to "calm down," according to the Department of Health and Human Services. "[A] study of hot marital fights indicates that when the wife calms down, the couples are more happy," HHS Healthbeat's Ira Dreyfuss said. "Happiness didn't...
By Joel Gehrke | 11/19/13 02:56 PM
Smugglers have a "very sophisticated" operation for trafficking into the United States through a route that leads, of all places, through the headquarters of U.S. Army intelligence in Arizona. "That smuggling operation going through there is very, very sophisticated," former U.S. Border Patrol...
By Joel Gehrke | 11/19/13 01:33 PM
Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., conceded that Democrats got "in bed" with insurance companies while crafting Obamacare, as he argued that the companies should do more to promote the law. "We need to push this out into the insurance companies," Clyburn said on MSNBC's "Morning Joe." "If we are going...
By Joel Gehrke | 11/18/13 04:33 PM
President Obama's spokesman offered no explanation for his boss's decision to skip the memorial marking the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. "I don't have any scheduling updates to provide to you," White House press secretary Jay Carney. Obama came under criticism...
By Joel Gehrke | 11/18/13 04:11 PM
Leave it to Vice President Joe Biden to inspire confidence in the federal government's efforts to repair healthcare.gov, the dysfunctional Obamacare website that was supposed to allow users to purchase health insurance online.
By Joel Gehrke | 11/18/13 03:52 PM
Between Syrian chemical weapons, Iran's nuclear program, and other humanitarian crises, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power has a full plate. And now, she's taking on distracted driving.
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