By Brian Hughes | 10/25/13 05:30 AM
President Obama on Thursday implored Republican lawmakers to pass a stalled, immigration-reform package, but the message quickly faded away as GOP leaders kept a laser-like focus on the botched rollout of the federal website for Obamacare’s new health exchanges.
By Brian Hughes | 10/24/13 02:40 PM
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services officials Thursday acknowledged that the problem-plagued Obamacare website “wasn't tested enough” but declined to say how much longer it would take to correct technical glitches that have embarrassed the administration.
By Brian Hughes | 10/23/13 04:48 PM
Senior administration officials and health insurance executives in a meeting at the White House on Wednesday discussed ways to eliminate technical glitches on the Obamacare website and bolster enrollment in the online exchanges.
By Brian Hughes | 10/23/13 01:07 PM
Marilyn Tavenner, the head of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, will get plenty of scrutiny from Republicans in coming days, as she faces an onslaught of questions about problems that continue to go unanswered on the website which enrolls consumers in insurance exchanges.
By Brian Hughes | 10/23/13 12:39 PM
House Republicans will receive a briefing from Health and Human Services officials about the glitch-filled Obamacare website after being excluded from a meeting in which Democrats were given details about the troubled launch. “It’s not clear why Republicans were excluded in the first...
By Brian Hughes | 10/22/13 02:02 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney on Tuesday made an apparent dig at Republicans, demanding that more administration officials testify about Obamacare’s woes on Capitol Hill. “We cooperate with all legitimate congressional oversight,” Carney said, seeming to brush aside many of the...
By Brian Hughes | 10/21/13 05:47 PM
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, under fire for the glitch-filled rollout of Obamacare, intends to testify on Capitol Hill “as early as next week,” according to an HHS spokeswoman. “We fully intend for the secretary and other HHS officials to testify before Congress...
By Brian Hughes | 10/17/13 04:27 PM
President Obama on Friday will nominate Jeh Johnson, a former senior Pentagon official, to replace Janet Napolitano as Homeland Security Secretary, according to a senior administration official. “The president is selecting Johnson because he is one the most highly qualified and respected...
By Brian Hughes | 10/17/13 02:56 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney could not provide a timeframe Thursday for when President Obama expects the website handling online enrollment in Obamacare to work properly. Since the launch of public health exchanges this month, the federal website has been overwhelmed by the...
By Brian Hughes | 10/17/13 12:02 PM
President Obama on Thursday declared "no winners" in the government shutdown and debt-limit fight and scolded Republicans, urging Washington to change how it does business.
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