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  • Majority threatened, Democrats take up populist agenda to distract from Obamacare

    Senate Democrats, facing an increasing threat of losing their majority in November, rolled out an ambitious and populist legislative agenda on Wednesday that aims to rally their base and divert voter attention away from the unpopular health reform law. The agenda, which includes a minimum wage...

  • John Boehner: Obama making a joke out of health law with latest delay

    House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, on Tuesday mocked the latest move by the Obama administration to delay the implementation of the health care law.

  • Missouri lawmakers hear pleas to expand Medicaid

    Missouri's Republican-led Legislature has repeatedly rejected Medicaid expansion proposals over the past two years and shows little inclination of embracing one now.

  • Administration will give consumers extra time to sign up for Obamacare

    The Obama administration will give consumers who claim they were unable to sign up for Obamacare extra time to select a health plan, essentially extending the March 31 deadline for some individuals to obtain insurance or pay a fine. “Open enrollment ends March 31. We are experiencing a surge...

  • Administration grants more time for some people to complete Obamacare enrollment

    Obama administration grants more time for some people to complete health care enrollment.

  • As New Hampshire moves toward Medicaid expansion, political divisions are laid bare

    New Hampshire was ground zero Tuesday for the ongoing political debate over optional Medicaid expansion in the states, as ordered under Obamacare. The New Hampshire House of Representatives on Tuesday approved the expansion, just as Vice President Joe Biden happened to be traveling the state...

  • Supreme Court justices appear divided on Obamacare-Hobby Lobby case

    The Supreme Court appeared divided Tuesday on a potentially landmark case addressing whether businesses can opt out of a key Obamacare provision on religious grounds. The case centers on whether businesses have religious rights, as two for-profit corporations are contesting an Affordable Care...

  • Correction: DNA Stool Test-FDA story

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story March 24 about colon cancer screening tests, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Colosure test from LabCorp is approved by the Food and Drug Administration. It has not been approved by the agency. The story also incorrectly stated that another test...

  • Democrats have only themselves to blame for the failure of Obamacare

    Since the start of the year, when it at last became clear that an ill-designed website was merely the least of Obamacare's problems, Democrats have been on a search for a plausible villain on whom this sad state of affairs can be blamed.

  • Adam Scott brings back 'Step Brothers' character Derek Huff in Funny or Die video promoting Obamacare

    Adam Scott is revisiting his "Step Brothers" character Derek Huff in a new Funny or Die video promoting Obamacare.

  • VIDEO: Hobby Lobby demonstrators brave the D.C. snow

    The Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments Tuesday in the case Hobby Lobby brought against the Affordable Care Act. People on both sides of the argument braved the elements to have their voices heard.

  • Insurers swim in Obamacare flood of cash

    It was crucial to Obamacare's passage -- and central to defenses of it -- to pretend that this raft of subsidies, mandates and regulations was an attack on insurers.

  • LA doctors practice speeding up trauma care

    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Before the car-wreck victim reached the emergency room, doctors, residents and nurses at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center knew what to expect by glancing at their smartphones. The text messages read: A 35-year-old man had driven head-on into a bus. He suffered major...

  • State will send voter forms to insurance enrollees

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The state of California has agreed to mail voter registration forms to nearly 4 million people who have signed up for insurance through its health care exchange after a threat of a lawsuit, the American Civil Liberties Union said Monday. The ACLU of California and...

  • Latinos being left behind in health care overhaul

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's largest minority group risks being left behind by President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Hispanics account for about one-third of the nation's uninsured, but they seem to be staying on the on the sidelines as the White House races to meet a goal of 6...



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