By Meghashyam Mali | 11/07/13 03:08 PM
President Obama on Thursday hailed the Senate’s passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which would extend workplace protections to gay Americans, saying it would “help end the injustice” of employees being fired because of their sexual orientation.
By Rebecca Berg | 11/07/13 11:34 AM
President Obama traveled to Dallas on Wednesday to raise money for Democratic Senate candidates, telling would-be contributors that they need to open their wallets if the party is to prevent Republicans from taking over a second chamber of Congress -- a dynamic, he said, that would perpetuate...
By Susan Crabtree | 11/06/13 06:35 PM
As millions of Americans are threatened with being dropped from their health insurance, Republicans are coming to the defense of insurance companies who they say are getting whipsawed by Obamacare regulations that are disrupting the market and leading to higher premiums. Many consumers are...
11/06/13 04:09 PM
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies in front of the Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday.
By Joel Gehrke | 11/06/13 03:43 PM
Senate Intelligence Committee lawmakers voted to have an independent "red team" panel review presidential decisions to target overseas Americans suspected of terrorism for drone strikes. “This common sense legislation also improves accountability and oversight of counterterrorism policy by...
By Zack Colman | 11/06/13 02:47 PM
In a handful of states, one part of the campaign formula for 2014 Senate candidates is the same for Republicans and Democrats — take a hard line against the Environmental Protection Agency. Republicans are renewing their attacks from last campaign season, saying the Obama administration is...
By Ashe Schow | 11/06/13 01:42 PM
Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius downplayed the initial wait times for the healthcare.gov website Wednesday, claiming the process only took users “minutes” during the first weeks. Sebelius, testifying before the Senate Finance Committee, described to the panel the...
By Susan Crabtree | 11/05/13 06:36 PM
Technology experts are disputing the Obama administration's assurances that the government is safeguarding the personal information Americans provide when signing up for the federal health insurance exchanges online. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and other White House...
By Sean Lengell | 11/05/13 04:14 PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said that despite a recent spate of deadly shootings across the country, there isn't enough support in the Senate to revisit gun-control legislation.
By Charlie Spiering | 11/05/13 03:48 PM
Senate Democrats gave vent to their frustrations with the botched rollout of the Affordable Care Act during a hearing today with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner.
By Charlie Spiering | 12/04/13
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