By Susan Ferrechio | 11/20/13 04:11 PM
An ethics watchdog group wants Congress to investigate whether concierge-style health insurance perks offered to lawmakers and staff violate the congressional gift ban.
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/20/13 03:43 PM
Consumers have suffered sticker shock when they try to enroll in Obamacare's health insurance exchanges, but soon those same consumers may be faced with far fewer choices of doctors and hospitals.
By Editorial Writer | 11/20/13 03:41 PM
Twenty-two Republican lawmakers have signed four articles of impeachment against Attorney General Eric Holder. Their action has prompted a fair amount of mirth among pundits who view it as little more than a media stunt. To be sure, the impeachment articles aren’t likely to go forward.
By Zack Colman | 11/20/13 03:20 PM
Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, stumped to revive energy-efficiency legislation on Wednesday, suggesting its failure would prove a bellwether for future energy bills in the upper chamber.
By Joel Gehrke | 11/20/13 02:21 PM
Members of Congress and their staffs receive "the same treatment as all small businesses," the D.C.'s health insurance exchange director said — even though "the federal government is a large business," according to Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La. "The provision under the Affordable Care Act that...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/20/13 12:37 PM
Two potential Republican presidential candidates, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Rep. Paul Ryan, both are running ahead of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the battleground state of Colorado, a poll released Wednesday showed. The Quinnipiac University poll shows Christie with...
By Joseph Lawler | 11/20/13 11:47 AM
Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., announced his support for Janet Yellen's candidacy for Federal Reserve chair Wednesday morning, likely ensuring that Yellen will have enough Senate votes to win confirmation. Corker's decision signals the beginning of the end of an unusually high-profile and...
By Bloomberg News | 11/20/13 11:11 AM
Congressional critics looking to cut the nation’s food stamp bill — which has doubled in the past five years — are pointing to what some say is a loophole in the law: If a state gives a resident as little as $1 a year in heating assistance, it allows that person’s household to...
By David M. Drucker | 11/20/13 10:29 AM
Sen. Susan Collins is not your typical Obamacare critic. The moderate Maine Republican has a history of working with Democrats on key issues and spent five years as the Pine Tree State's top insurance regulator. So people were inclined to listen when Collins issued a dire warning about the...
By Charlie Spiering | 11/20/13 10:27 AM
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says although some Democrats may be voting politically to distance themselves from Obamacare, they were still supporting the law and working in their districts to implement it.
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