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 Brian Hughes | 11/27/13 02:30 PM
President Obama pardoned a turkey at the White House on Wednesday in a showcase of one of the commander-in-chief's lighter duties, granting the lucky Popcorn a “full reprieve from cranberry sauce and stuffing.” Noting the “awesome and solemn responsibilities” of his job, Obama joked,...
By Brian Hughes | 11/27/13 01:22 PM
Vice President Joe Biden next week during a visit to China will raise U.S. concerns over that country's newly established air defense zone, which American officials ignored this week by sending two B-52 bombers through the disputed airspace.
By Brian Hughes | 11/26/13 04:55 PM
President Obama in the heart of Tinseltown on Tuesday had a clear message for Hollywood executives: Don't glorify violence. “When it comes to gun violence, we’ve got to make sure that we’re not glorifying it,” Obama said during remarks at DreamWorks Animation in Los Angeles. “The...
By Brian Hughes | 11/26/13 01:40 PM
The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a challenge to a provision of the Affordable Care Act forcing companies to provide their workers with insurance coverage for contraceptives. The nation’s highest court will decide whether employers can opt out of the birth control requirement if...
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