By Susan Ferrechio | 11/04/13 08:44 PM
The Senate late Monday advanced legislation that would make it illegal for employers to discriminate against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender workers, putting pressure on reluctant House Republicans to take it up. The Employment Non-Discrimination Act, or ENDA, advanced in the Senate on...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/04/13 01:18 PM
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said Monday that he won't take up a Senate bill intended to increase workplace protections for gay and transgendered workers. Boehner spokesman Michael Steel said the Employment Non-Discrimination Act repeats protections provided by existing laws and pointed...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/04/13 12:15 PM
Hadley Heath's health insurance plan seemed to have it all. A low deductible, low monthly premium, and comprehensive coverage that even included free preventative care. But Heath's insurer, CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield just sent her a letter, announcing they will terminate her plan because...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/01/13 05:13 AM
The House and Senate have just begun formal budget talks that many hope will lead to the previously elusive "grand bargain" on spending, taxes and entitlement programs.
By Susan Ferrechio | 10/31/13 10:28 PM
There were only six health insurance enrollments on the first day of the health care exchanges under Obamacare, according to notes taken during "war room" meetings conducted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The disastrously low sign-up numbers didn't improve much the...
By Susan Ferrechio | 10/30/13 04:22 PM
– What crash? The healthcare.gov website has never crashed, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told Congress Wednesday. "It is functional, but at a very slow speed and very low reliability, and has continued to function," she said. – The buck stops with Sebelius....
By Susan Ferrechio | 10/30/13 11:02 AM
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius took responsibility Wednesday for the botched health care law website at a much-anticipated House hearing on the troubled rollout of Obamacare.
By Susan Ferrechio | 10/30/13 09:26 AM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., will place a "hold" on President Obama's Federal Reserve chair nominee until the Senate is permitted to vote on a bill to audit the Fed.
By David M. Drucker and Susan Ferrechio | 10/30/13 06:33 AM
A little more than six months ago, Congressional lawmakers were talking about striking a "grand bargain" that would resolve the differences Republicans and Democrats have on spending, taxes and entitlement reform.
By Susan Ferrechio | 10/29/13 03:48 PM
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said Tuesday that leaks of classified information and phone tapping of European leaders has been an embarrassment — and evidence that the existing policies need to be reviewed by Congress.
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