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  • Consumers allowed to keep substandard health plans into 2017

    Consumers allowed to keep substandard health plans into 2017
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration announced Wednesday that some Americans with health insurance policies that don't meet consumer standards set by the president's new healthcare law would be allowed to keep their plans into 2017, three years...
  • Rep. Issa's House panel votes to hold former IRS official in contempt

    WASHINGTON -- A House committee voted Thursday in favor of holding Lois Lerner, a former Internal Revenue Service official, in contempt of Congress for her refusal to testify before the panel. Lerner, the former head of the IRS’s tax-exempt...
  • Would taller buildings ruin the Washington, D.C., skyline?

    WASHINGTON--Will visitors to the nation’s capital still be able to see a skyline that includes the Washington Monument, the U.S. Capitol and other national landmarks if Congress relaxes century-old building height restrictions?¬† That was perhaps...
  • Another day, another leak from Issa, another credulous news report

    Another day, another leak from Issa, another credulous news report
    The sun has risen in the East, so there must be a news report somewhere quoting a partial transcript leaked by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista) purporting to show the shortcomings of Obamacare. Bingo! We have not one but two "investigative" news reports,...
  • GOP seeks to oust head of probe into IRS audits of conservative groups

    GOP seeks to oust head of probe into IRS audits of conservative groups
    WASHINGTON — The head of a criminal probe into allegations that the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative groups and tea party supporters personally donated a total of $6,750 to President Obama's election campaign and the Democratic...
  • Benghazi hearing give GOP another chance to target Hillary

    WASHINGTON -- If former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hoped she could segue quietly into private life as she pondered a presidential bid in 2016, that fantasy has been abruptly harpooned in the resurrection of the political squabble over the...
  • White House brings in help to fix healthcare website

    White House brings in help to fix healthcare website
    WASHINGTON – A familiar troubleshooter has been enlisted to try to fix the government's health insurance website, administration officials said Tuesday, as political pressure piled up over the centerpiece of President Obama's healthcare law....
  • Republicans threaten Sebelius with subpoena over Obamacare website

    Republicans threaten Sebelius with subpoena over Obamacare website
    WASHINGTON -- Top Republicans have threatened Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius with a subpoena if she does not provide them documents related to problems with the federal healthcare exchange's website by Monday. In a letter sent...
  • Health website contractors acknowledge late changes, limited tests

    Health website contractors acknowledge late changes, limited tests
    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"...
  • Republicans press advantage over healthcare website

    Promising to press investigations into what went wrong, congressional Republicans  on Sunday said that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius should leave over the website problems that have crippled the rollout of the Affordable Care Act....
  • Few Obamacare insurance sign-ups on opening day, documents show

    Few Obamacare insurance sign-ups on opening day, documents show
    WASHINGTON - -Just six enrollments occurred on the opening day for www.healthcare.gov, the troubled Obamacare website, according to documents released late Thursday by a House oversight committee. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista), chairman of the House...
  • Few takers for Obamacare in HealthCare.gov's first days: documents

    Few takers for Obamacare in HealthCare.gov's first days: documents
    Only six people enrolled on the opening morning for HealthCare.gov, the troubled Obamacare website, according to documents released on Thursday by a U.S. House of Representatives committee. And only a couple of hundred Americans had signed up in its...