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Jeffrey Zients

Obama Administration Appoints New Official To Fix Obamacare Website

AP | Associated Press | Posted 12.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The administration says a former Microsoft executive is taking over as the top tech honcho for HealthCare.gov, President Barack Ob...

Top Obama Aide Postpones White House Departure

Reuters | Posted 02.16.2014 | Politics

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, Dec 17 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's top economic aide Gene Sperling is postponing his departure...

Jeffrey Young

Administration Says Obamacare Website Should Work Just Fine

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

HealthCare.gov is greatly improved after more than a month of intense repair work, a senior adviser to President Barack Obama said Sunday. Softwar...

Obama Administration Scrambles To Boost Obamacare Enrollment

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

(Adds reaction from insurers) By Roberta Rampton and Sharon Begley Nov 22 (Reuters) - The Obama administration announced...

Obama Officials Upbeat About Health Site Fixes

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — There won't be a magic moment, but the Obama administration's much-maligned health insurance website should be able to weather an ...

Jeffrey Young

Key Obamacare Deadline Pushed Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.22.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Health insurance consumers will have an extra eight days to choose a health plan that will be in place on New Year's Day, a federal offi...

Top Obamacare Adviser: Website Encountering New Issues

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - The Obama administration's HealthCare.gov adviser Jeffrey Zeints said on Friday that the trouble-plagued federal healt...

Obamacare Official: Website Glitches Are 'Not Acceptable'

Reuters | Posted 12.29.2013 | Politics

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, Oct 29 (Reuters) - American consumers' initial experience on the Obamacare website Healthcare.gov has be...

Wait A Month!

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 10.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — It should be working well by the end of November. That's the Obama administration's rough timetable for completing a...

Jeffrey Young

White House Announces Target For Fixing HealthCare.gov

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

HealthCare.gov, the online portal to Obamacare enrollment, will reliably allow consumers to shop and sign up for health coverage by late November, a s...

Obama Turns To Trusted Source To Help With Health Care Website

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — When a federal program that promised cash rebates to people who traded in their clunkers for more fuel-efficient veh...

Top Obama Adviser Leaving

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will replace Gene Sperling, his chief economic adviser and West Wing workaholic, with Jeffrey Zients, a top aide ...

Obama Likely To Nominate White House Official For Key Post

Reuters | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, Feb 6 (Reuters) - White House deputy budget director Jeffrey Zients is President Barack Obam...

Patrick Svitek

White House Budget Chief: Don't Send WARN Act Layoff Notices Before 'Fiscal Cliff'

HuffingtonPost.com | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

The latest chapter in budget cut politics opened Wednesday as the Obama administration's top fiscal guru stood by federal direction that some companie...

Defense Dept. Cuts Could Hit Civilian Workforce

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tens of thousands of civilian employees in the Defense Department could receive warnings about potential layoffs four days before the No...

Obama Makes New Appointment

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 03.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Tuesday named Jeffrey Zients as his acting budget chief but held off on nominating him for the permanent ...

Obama's Big Government SWAT Team

BusinessWeek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama Administration's huge ramp-up in spending has given rise to a national debate over the size and role of government. It has provoked fears th...