By Associated Press | 12/07/13 09:53 PM
With Obamacare still experiencing some growing pains, the president is turning to a trusted advisor to help turn things around.
12/06/13 06:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — It doesn't rival Amazon and Travelocity, but President Barack Obama's much-maligned health insurance website finally seems to be working reasonably well most of the time. Still, consumers are well-advised to verify, not just trust. More than 3.7 million people visited...
By Susan Crabtree | 12/06/13 04:48 PM
After refusing for weeks to detail the extent of back-end problems with healthcare.gov, the Obama administration on Friday said a technical bug affected approximately 25 percent of enrollments on the federal exchanges in October and November. Those technical bugs, separate from the troubles...
By Susan Crabtree | 12/06/13 02:17 PM
The Obama administration knew as early as August that the small-business portal on healthcare.gov would not be ready by the Oct. 1 launch, but delayed admitting those problems until Nov. 27, according to documents released by House Republicans on Friday.
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/06/13 02:06 PM
The White House dismissed a report suggesting that President Obama and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius did not meet ahead of the botched rollout of Obamacare. Obama press secretary Jay Carney said the claim was based on a “ridiculously false premise.” “Kathleen...
By Joel Gehrke | 12/06/13 01:07 PM
On the day before Thanksgiving, the Obama administration announced that a key component of Obamacare meant to enable small businesses to purchase insurance through an online exchange would have to be delayed a year due to mounting technological difficulties. But according to newly released...
By David M. Drucker | 12/06/13 12:15 PM
House lawmakers and staff are having significant problems enrolling in Obamacare and may miss their sign-up deadline on Monday, according to a House official who asked the Obama administration to help deal with the problem. House Chief Administrative Officer Dan Strodel notified lawmakers'...
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 Michael Barone | 12/06/13 11:19 AM
Gallup provides useful data on the decline of Barack Obama's job approval from November 2012 to December 2013 among various segments of the electorate. The biggest drop is among Hispanics, from 75% approval to 52%. Gallup also reports 18% and 17% declines among two groups which include many...
By Charlie Spiering | 12/06/13 10:35 AM
President Obama has spent most of the holiday's trying to explain why the Obamacare website failed so badly and what his team is doing to fix it.
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