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  • Despite court rebukes, Obama thinks he's the only branch that counts: Examiner Editorial

    As part of his plan for shifting immigration enforcement, administration officials signaled that President Obama intends to expand his policy of deferring deportation for young people who entered the U.S. illegally as children.

  • Report: Health law sign-ups dogged by data flaws

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Many of the 8 million Americans signed up under the new health care law now have to clear up questions about their personal information that could affect their coverage. A government watchdog said Tuesday the Obama administration faces a huge task resolving these...

  • HHS inspector general reports millions of data inconsistencies in Obamacare applications

    Applications for insurance coverage through President Obama's health care law submitted in the final three months of 2013 contained millions of inconsistencies in which information such as income and immigration status could not be independently verified by the federal government, according to a...

  • Hobby Lobby case misreported by national media from the start

    The major media's account of the Supreme Court's decision in the Hobby Lobby case was typical of the way the case has been misreported from the start.

  • Justices act in other health law mandate cases

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday confirmed that its decision a day earlier extending religious rights to closely held corporations applies broadly to the contraceptive coverage requirement in the new health care law, not just the handful of methods the justices considered in...

  • House Republicans should pass bill allowing over-the-counter birth control sales

    Monday's ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court against the Obama administration's contraception mandate may have been a defeat for liberals, but Democrats are already treating it as a political gold mine. Democrats hope to recreate the "War on Women" narrative that helped them in the 2012 election...

  • Michigan contracts with builder of healthcare.gov

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder's administration is being criticized for awarding computer contracts worth about $90 million to a Canadian company that was the lead contractor on the federal government's troubled healthcare.gov website. The Detroit Free Press...

  • Illinois pushes ahead with Medicaid managed care

    CHICAGO (AP) — Facing a Jan. 1 deadline, the state's top Medicaid official announced a timetable Monday for moving hundreds of thousands of low-income patients into managed care health plans. Department of Healthcare and Family Services Director Julie Hamos said 1.7 million people will get...

  • Supreme Court strikes two big blows for freedom: Examiner Editorial

    The Supreme Court issued two crucial opinions, Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby and Harris v. Quinn. Both rulings protect constitutionally guaranteed individual freedoms that Democratic politicians seek to compromise.

  • Deconstructing the White House's childish response to the Hobby Lobby decision

    White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Monday that the Supreme Court's decision in favor of the Hobby Lobby's religious freedom "jeopardizes the health of women."

  • VIDEO: Supreme Court rules 5-4 in favor of Hobby Lobby

    The Supreme Court ruled Monday in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby that employers with religious objections can opt out of providing certain contraceptive coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

  • Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby; Sandra Fluke hardest hit

    The Supreme Court ruled Monday that arts and crafts retailer Hobby Lobby does not have to follow Obamacare's contraception mandate. Free birth control's biggest proponent, Sandra Fluke, was not happy.

  • White House: Supreme Court contraception ruling jeopardizes women's health

    The White House on Monday slammed the Supreme Court's ruling that certain businesses can opt out of Obamacare's contraception mandate, saying Congress should act to ensure that women at closely-held corporations have access to birth control.

  • Supreme Court takes straightest path to overturning contraception mandate

    The opinion didn't establish any broad new Constitutional principles, but rather ruled that the contraception mandate violated the Religious Freedom and Restoration Act.

  • High court poised to decide birth-control dispute

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is poised to deliver its verdict in a case that weighs the religious rights of employers and the right of women to the birth control of their choice. The court meets for a final time Monday to release decisions in its two remaining cases before the justices...



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