| Nov 18, 2013
| 7:48 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama told supporters to tune out the “noise” and the “setbacks” to his floundering healthcare law on Monday as he tried to motivate his network of activists to join a campaign to boost enrollment....
| Sep 28, 2013
| 12:32 PM
The TV sitcom "Will & Grace" got a shout-out from U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez on Saturday morning.
In a speech at the inaugural SAG-AFTRA National Convention, Perez praised the newly formed union for helping to sway public opinion in support of...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:18 PM
WASHINGTON — Developers of the troubled Obamacare website confirmed Thursday that a last-minute decision requiring users to sign up before shopping for insurance caused the system to bottleneck and acknowledged they did not conduct an "end to end"...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:25 PM
WASHINGTON — The rocky rollout of the Affordable Care Act again came under sharp criticism Wednesday, three weeks into the launch, but this time some of the loudest voices were among top Democrats, including President Obama's closest allies....
| Oct 23, 2013
| 11:40 AM
As it wages a state-by-state battle to limit the reach of the nation's healthcare law, the conservative group Americans for Prosperity is launching a $2-million ad buy to hold congressional lawmakers “accountable” for their votes on Obamacare....
| Oct 22, 2013
Another week, another attack on the 2010 healthcare law. Days after opponents of Obamacare failed to derail it by shutting down the government, a federal court in Washington took up a lawsuit aimed at canceling the premium subsidies the law provides for...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 1:56 PM
The success or failure of the sweeping federal healthcare law will be measured over months and years by Americans whose lives are affected, for better or worse, by its impact.
But before that reality is felt, there is the public’s perception,...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:03 PM
A federal judge on Tuesday denied the federal government's motion to dismiss a lawsuit challenging a key provision in the 2010 healthcare law, but the court didn't stop the provision from going into effect either.
At issue is whether health insurance...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 9:49 PM
SIOUX FALLS — Insurance enrollment helpers are encouraging Native Americans to sign up for coverage under the nation’s new health care law, saying it will help them better access X-rays, mammograms, prescription drugs and trips to...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON -- In withering day-after criticism, President Barack Obama declared Thursday that the 16-day partial government shutdown was a Republican-provoked spectacle that ''encouraged our enemies'' around the world.
Elsewhere in Washington, and...
| Oct 17, 2013
House Republicans should consider themselves lucky to have wound up empty-handed after triggering a 16-day government shutdown and threatening to turn the United States into a deadbeat borrower. Had Senate leaders not rushed to the rescue, cutting a...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:13 PM
WASHINGTON — Congress gave final approval late Wednesday to a budget compromise, ending a 16-day government shutdown and averting the possibility of a default on the nation's bills, as a bitter partisan stalemate concluded with Republicans conceding...