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Sylvia Burwell

Sylvia Burwell: U.S. Ebola Response Succeeding In West Africa

Reuters | Posted 01.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 12 (Reuters) - U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell told lawmakers on Wednesday that the U.S. Ebola response in W...

Will HHS Sec. Burwell Be First Obama Official to Visit Appalachian Health Emergency From Mountaintop Removal?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 11.03.2014 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Since Obama took office in 2009, not a single top-level official from the White House, the EPA, the Council on Environmental Quality, the Department of the Interior, or the Department of Justice has ever made a fact-finding tour of mountaintop removal mining communities in central Appalachia.

Friday Talking Points -- An Alternate Reality to Consider

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.06.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The talking points flying around this week have all been on a single subject -- the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, the only American soldier captured in the war in Afghanistan.

Michael McAuliff

McConnell Opposes 'Smart And Skilled' Health Nominee Because Of Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell opposed the nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to head the Department of Health and Human Servi...

Laura Bassett

Obama's New Health Secretary May Change How Washington Works

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.05.2014 | Politics

Sylvia Mathews Burwell is about to inherit one of the most difficult jobs in Washington. As President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Department of...

Christina Wilkie

Sebelius: Remaining At HHS 'Wasn't An Option'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, who resigned on Thursday, said Sunday that staying in the job following...

Obama Turns To Economics Expert To Run HHS

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sylvia Mathews Burwell, nominated to run "Obamacare," would bring a wealth of expertise in economics and government management to ...

New Cabinet Nominees

Al Gore | Posted 05.04.2013 | Politics
Al Gore

If we do not slow our reckless pollution of the atmosphere and invest in new, clean sources of energy, we risk dangerously destabilizing our climate. I hope Obama's nominees will help our nation lead the world through the difficult challenges that lie ahead.

Obama Picks Walmart Foundation Head For Big Job

Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama nominated Sylvia Matthews Burwell as Director of the White House Office of Management And Budget Monday. She is currently the h...