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House Republicans' Report: Obamacare Signups Lagging

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans issued a report Wednesday saying that one-third of people who signed up for health insurance through new federal...

Boehner Unmasked: Profits Over People

Ralph Nader | Posted 05.11.2014 | Politics
Ralph Nader

Is it the job of members of Congress to serve the interests of their corporate pay masters or to support the working class of 30 million Americans whose wages have failed to keep up with inflation as corporate profits and bosses pay have soared?

Obamalaw: Schumer's Bait and the President's Fiat Keep GOP Off Balance

Alan Kelly | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics
Alan Kelly

To many Americans, the process of proposing, passing and implementing the Affordable Care Act has amounted to a game of political power and survival. This week hardened that perception as one senator and one president ran plays to breath life into Obamacare.

A Reboot for the Communications Act

Christina Gagnier | Posted 03.31.2014 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

The process for beginning to update the Communications Act launched with a call for stakeholders and the public to give feedback on what updates shoul...

Obamacare: The Good News, the Bad News, the Same Old News

Brian Joyce | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Brian Joyce

There was good news last week and bad news last week when it comes to the Affordable Care Act, and weirdly enough, for the first time possibly ever, it was the same news.

Clyburn Accuses Dem Reps Of 'Insulating Themselves'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.) said Democratic members of the House insulated themselves from public scrutiny by voting in favor of Rep. Fred Upton's (R-Mi...

Obamacare: Ragged Rollout, Ghoulish Gloating

Rick Horowitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

You're enjoying the problems? Really? ...

The Daily Szep -- Rep. Fred Upton Caricature

Paul Szep | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Paul Szep

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'Keep Your Plan' Bill Passes GOP-Controlled House

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican-controlled House has passed legislation letting insurance companies sell individual coverage to all comers, even if ...

House GOP Getting Their Say On Cancellations

Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

By DAVID ESPO, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — First, President Barack Obama had his say on reversing millions of insurance cancellations ...

A Look At The Health Care Overhaul Proposals

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

Insurance companies canceled health policies for millions of Americans under President Barack Obama's overhaul law, roiling the administration and rev...

Did Bill Just Signal That Hillary Is Running Against Obama(care) in 2016?

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

Bill Clinton's very clever statement is about one thing, and one thing alone: positioning Hillary Clinton in 2016.

Sam Stein

Democrats Are Getting Uncomfortably Angsty Over Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Frustration with the botched, politically uncomfortable rollout of the president's health care law is beginning to mount to unsustainabl...

Lawmakers Aim To Fulfill Obama's Health Care Pledge

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Little more than a week after millions of consumers received health care cancellation notices, lawmakers in both par...

Obamacare Glitches

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

The government shutdown was a misguided and senseless tactic that cost American taxpayers at least $24 billion and damaged the Republican brand. But the error-plagued rollout of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, has given the GOP a way to change the conversation.

House Approves Drug Safety Bill In Bipartisan Fashion

AP | Posted 11.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The House easily approved bipartisan legislation Saturday aimed at improving the safety of drugs produced by compounding pharmacies...

Climate Deniers: The Usual Suspects Weigh in

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 09.08.2013 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Inglis's point of view about getting rid of all energy subsidies has hit a supportive chord with many. Yet others in the Republican Party consistently continue to define climate change as an elitist hoax, junk science with a lack of evidence, or part of God's plan.

Kate Upton Celebrates Birthday With GOP Congressmen

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

GOP Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) posted a photo on Monday showing him and fellow Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) with the latter's supermodel nie...

Ryan Grim

Nuclear Regulator Caught In Conflicted Situation

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nuclear Regulatory Commissioner William Ostendorff has invested in Honeywell International Inc., an NRC licensee, since as early as 2009...

Leaking Nuclear Plant Under Repair

AP | Posted 05.12.2014 | Green

COVERT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Fred Upton says inspectors have found the source of a water leak that forced the shutdown of Entergy Corp.'s...

Congressman Says Nuclear Plant Situation Is 'Unacceptable'

AP | Posted 07.08.2013 | Green

COVERT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A southwestern Michigan congressman says the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant should remain offline until operators perma...

WATCH: Democracy for Dollars

Bill Moyers | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics
Bill Moyers

The House of Representatives, where Congress gathers to hear the president, used to be known as "The People's House." But money power owns the lease now and runs the joint from hidden back rooms.

Meningitis Outbreak Prompts Call For Tighter Drug Rules

Reuters | Tim Ghianni | Posted 12.09.2012 | Healthy Living

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct 9 (Reuters) - A rare U.S. outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to steroid injections has claimed four more lives with Florida ...

Ryan Grim

Republican Regulator Thwarted Nuclear Safety Probe: Sources

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON - The inspector general at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has launched an investigation into a GOP political appointee for attempting to...

Erin Mershon

Fred Upton, GOP Committee Chairman, Pushes Obama To Disclose, But Defended Bush

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Mershon | Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A House Republican chairman who once defended the Bush administration's non-disclosure is now blasting the White House for withholding i...