By Brian Hughes | 12/06/13 11:50 AM
The person most responsible for repairing the botched healthcare.gov website has no official title. If Jeffrey Zients, President Obama's “Mr. Fix-It,” is the public face of the Obamacare cleanup effort, Michael Dickerson, a site-reliability engineer on leave from Google, is the invisible...
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 Susan Ferrechio | 12/06/13 11:45 AM
President Obama's freshly cut nuclear deal with Iran faces new challenges in the Senate, where lawmakers, including fellow Democrats, are intent on imposing tougher economic sanctions on Iran despite warnings that they could derail diplomatic efforts.
By Charlie Spiering | 12/06/13 10:42 AM
Had the unemployment numbers released Friday morning showed a decline in jobs, President Obama and his team at the White House would have likely blamed the Republican-led government shutdown for the disruption to the economy.
12/05/13 09:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama marked the end of Hanukkah with not one, but two receptions at the White House on Thursday. He noted a rare quirk in the calendar that overlapped Thanksgiving and the start of the eight-day Jewish holiday. At the first gathering, Obama recognized...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/05/13 07:44 PM
President Obama on Thursday said that Republicans should be “embarrassed” that they have not done more on Capitol Hill, blaming them for Washington gridlock. “They've got to be embarrassed,” the president said in an interview on MSNBC’s "Hardball with Chris Matthews." “Because the...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/05/13 07:12 PM
President Obama on Thursday urged young people to sign up for Obamacare, telling them they would realize the benefits are “priceless.” In an interview on MSNBC’s "Hardball with Chris Matthews," the president said he understood why young people have been hesitant to enroll in the new...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/05/13 07:11 PM
President Obama declined to weigh the respective merits of Vice President Biden and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ahead of 2016, saying they would both make “outstanding presidents.” “Not a chance I am going there,” Obama told MSNBC’s Chris Matthews during an interview on...
By Susan Crabtree and Sean Lengell and Associated Press | 12/05/13 06:54 PM
President Obama delivered a moving tribute to Nelson Mandela within a half an hour of news spreading around the world of the death of the anti-apartheid leader whose life work and legacy has inspired millions. “Today, he's gone home - we've lost one of the most influential, courageous and...
By Byron York | 12/05/13 06:30 PM
One striking thing about the new White House Obamacare promotion campaign is that so far it hasn't had much to say about the central focus of Obamacare, which is helping Americans buy affordable health insurance. Look at the cases President Obama has highlighted. There are young people who say...
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