By Meghashyam Mali | 03/11/14 03:54 PM
Enrollment in Obamacare's new insurance exchanges rose to 4.2 million, but the percentage of young consumers signing up remained below targets despite the administration's efforts. The Department of Health and Human Services announced the new figures Tuesday and pressed Americans to sign up...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/11/14 02:00 PM
The White House on Tuesday defended President Obama's appearance on a comedy talk show to pitch Obamacare, saying it was the “right call” to reach more Americans.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/11/14 01:27 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney said President Obama had “great confidence” in CIA Director John Brennan and his agency after a top senator accused the CIA of improperly searching her computers. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the head of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Tuesday accused...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/11/14 08:52 AM
A new poll shows support for Obamacare underwater but inching up, months after the disastrous rollout of the healthcare.gov website.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/11/14 08:05 AM
President Obama took his pitch for Obamacare enrollment to an unconventional forum, sitting down for an interview on “Between Two Ferns,” an online talk show parody hosted by comedian Zach Galifianakis.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/10/14 01:56 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney on Monday said that “no one” was preparing for the upcoming G-8 summit in Russia and that it would be “hard to imagine” the meeting being held without further planning. The group's members have stopped their preparations for the summit, scheduled...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/10/14 12:52 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney on Monday said that the U.S. would not view a referendum in Crimea to leave Ukraine and join Russia as “legitimate.” Asked if the U.S. would be able to prevent the pro-Russian government in Crimea from holding the vote, Carney told reporters that he...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/10/14 11:49 AM
Americans back Obama's handling of the crisis in Ukraine by a slight margin, according to a new CNN poll released Monday.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/10/14 10:25 AM
President Obama on Sunday evening spoke with Chinese President Xi Jinping about the crisis in Ukraine, and assured him that he was focused on finding a “peaceful resolution.”
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/09/14 01:02 PM
Ukraine's interim prime minister will visit President Obama in Washington to discuss the crisis in Crimea, the White House announced on Sunday. “President Obama will welcome Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk of Ukraine to the White House on March 12,” the White House said in a statement....
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/07/14 04:48 PM
The White House said President Obama's conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin were “direct” and “candid,” and that the next few days would reveal if Moscow would de-escalate the Ukraine crisis. “We're having robust, direct, candid conversations between President Obama...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/07/14 03:52 PM
President Obama on Friday unveiled a new initiative to help students seeking financial aid for college, touting the latest step in his “opportunity agenda.”
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/07/14 03:27 PM
President Obama will answer questions from the public about the Affordable Care Act in an interview for WebMD, the White House announced Friday. The interview will be broadcast March 14 and comes as the administration makes a final push to enroll consumers in Obamacare's new insurance...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/07/14 03:26 PM
The White House on Friday said that the crisis Ukraine would not keep President Obama from his scheduled weekend vacation in Key Largo, Fla. Deputy press secretary Josh Earnest said that Obama had been able to monitor developments in Ukraine despite a busy domestic schedule this week and that...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/06/14 07:02 PM
President Obama spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday about Moscow's military intervention in Ukraine and urged him to find a way to “resolve the situation diplomatically.” The two leaders spoke for an hour, their first conversation since Saturday, with neither side showing...
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