By Susan Ferrechio | 11/15/13 06:29 AM
Not good enough. That's the verdict from jittery House and Senate Democrats on the administrative fix President Obama proposed for his new health care law, which since its Oct. 1 kick off has led to the cancellation of millions of existing insurance plans that Obama claimed people would be...
By David M. Drucker | 11/15/13 05:29 AM
The Utah Republican burst onto the political scene in 2010 as a Tea Party stalwart, ousting three-term Sen. Bob Bennett in a primary. But prior to that campaign -- Lee's first for elected office -- he rose through the ranks of Utah's GOP establishment at least partly on the coattails of his...
By Susan Crabtree | 11/14/13 03:19 PM
Congressional Republicans are vowing to stay vigilant and prevent President Obama from closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay as the Senate begins to consider a defense authorization bill.
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/14/13 02:21 PM
Senate Democrats were huddling privately Thursday with White House Chief of Staff Dennis McDonough after President Obama announced a "fix" for his new health care law that would allow insurance companies to renew millions of health insurance plans they canceled as part of their implementation of...
By Joseph Lawler | 11/14/13 01:20 PM
With the rest of Washington focused on a health care speech from President Obama, Janet Yellen appeared before the Senate Banking Committee Thursday morning for a hearing on her nomination to be Federal Reserve chairman.
By Bill Wilson | 11/14/13 09:13 AM
That old saying, “if you don’t stand for something, you will fall for anything,” is being proven true yet again by the Republican leadership in the House of Representatives.
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/14/13 06:26 AM
The White House is trying to stave off a Democratic mutiny over its new health care law and on Thursday will hold a second day of emergency meetings with party lawmakers divided over how to respond to Obamacare's troubled rollout.
By Brian Hughes | 11/13/13 02:27 PM
Senate Republicans Wednesday pushed President Obama’s pick to lead the Department of Homeland Security to crystallize his stance on immigration reform, demanding a greater commitment to border security. Obama DHS nominee Jeh Johnson, the Pentagon’s former defense counsel, waded into...
By Joseph Lawler | 11/13/13 12:40 PM
Ted Cruz is joining fellow Republican Sen. Rand Paul's bid to get a Senate vote on a bill to audit the Federal Reserve by holding up Janet Yellen's nomination to be Fed chairman. Ahead of Yellen's confirmation hearing on Thursday morning, the Texan said in a statement: "I agree with Rand Paul:...
By David M. Drucker | 11/13/13 12:22 PM
House Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton, R-Mich., said Wednesday he is open to supporting Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu's proposal to allow Americans to keep their old health insurance plans under Obamacare.
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