By Brian Hughes | 12/08/13 12:35 PM
James Baker, former White House chief of staff under President Reagan, said Sunday that the Republican ultimately regretted his veto of sanctions against the South African government during the apartheid era. “Certainly, he regretted it,” Baker, a former secretary of state for President...
By Brian Hughes | 12/08/13 10:21 AM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky,. on Sunday ripped President Obama for creating a “perpetual unemployed group in our economy,” as the White House presses lawmakers to extend jobless benefits set to expire for 1.3 million workers on Dec. 28. Paul slammed Obama's latest push on jobless benefits, saying...
By Brian Hughes | 12/07/13 08:43 PM
President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will attend a memorial service Tuesday in Johannesburg, South Africa for Nelson Mandela, a White House official said. The memorial service will take place at Johannesburg's Soccer City stadium, which holds nearly 100,000 spectators. The stadium was...
By Brian Hughes | 12/06/13 11:50 AM
The person most responsible for repairing the botched healthcare.gov website has no official title. If Jeffrey Zients, President Obama's “Mr. Fix-It,” is the public face of the Obamacare cleanup effort, Michael Dickerson, a site-reliability engineer on leave from Google, is the invisible...
By Brian Hughes | 12/06/13 11:47 AM
The White House is declaring victory in fixing healthcare.gov, but there are looming issues beyond the website that the administration must address to avoid a fatal blow to President Obama’s signature initiative.
By Brian Hughes | 12/03/13 11:28 AM
Vice President Joe Biden touted executive actions taken by the Obama administration to reduce mass violence and pushed for Congress to pass additional gun restrictions ahead of the one-year anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary. In an email to supporters, Biden highlighted...
By Brian Hughes | 12/02/13 04:42 PM
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Monday declined to detail the error rates for the back-end process that provides insurers with information about enrollees in Obamacare's new insurance exchanges.
By Brian Hughes | 12/02/13 10:59 AM
In a new op-ed for USA Today, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius insisted that the administration had met its Dec. 1 goal for the online marketplaces to work for the "vast majority" of users.
By Brian Hughes | 11/29/13 02:17 PM
President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama Friday met with protesters calling for the Republican-led House to take up immigration reform, drawing attention to advocates refraining from eating while the legislation sits on the back burner in the lower chamber. “The president and the first...
By Brian Hughes | 11/29/13 08:35 AM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's decision to trigger the so-called “nuclear option” and change the upper chamber's filibuster rules created a new political landscape for President Obama, easing the path for him to achieve key second-term goals.
By Philip Klein | 12/05/13
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