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My Thanksgiving Prayer: May Obamacare Be the Beginning of the End of Economic 'Exclusion'

Mary Kay Henry | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics
Mary Kay Henry

As I sit down to a Thanksgiving feast I ache and pray for millions of Americans who won't be able to obtain health coverage because, as Pope Francis notes, we treat people as "leftovers."

Inside The Company That Bungled Obamacare

Newsweek | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics

When 200 of CGI Federal’s top managers gathered at the luxurious Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in southwestern Pennsylvania on a brisk day in early Nov...

Sam Stein

Kathleen Sebelius Says It's Time To Try HealthCare.gov Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As problems have continued to plague HealthCare.gov, private health insurers and the Obama administration have been hesitant to direct c...

McDonough Now Obama's Point Man On Health Care

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 01.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama assembled his second-term White House team last January, his trusted new chief of staff promptly put h...

Shocking Cartoon Mocks Women Who Use Obamacare To Get Birth Control

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics

A cartoon is claiming men can thank Obamacare for getting sexually transmitted diseases from "women who now get free birth control." The cartoon de...

El Hacker Cívico: Civic-Minded Techies Gain Sway with Government in Mexico and Beyond

Theresa Bradley | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
Theresa Bradley

That paradox echoes around the globe: While governments may spend heavily on high-tech intelligence and security programs, most are still struggling to update the unwieldy IT systems that run almost everything else.

The REAL Problem With the Obamacare Roll Out: A Teachable Moment for our 'Instructor-in-Chief'

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

The most embarrassing thing about Obamacare's debut isn't that Healthcare.gov didn't work. It's that millions of potential "customers" were unaware that it even existed.

5 Ways HealthCare.gov Could Get Hacked

Michael Gregg | Posted 02.13.2014 | Technology
Michael Gregg

Glitches and outages have been the main focus thus far in the scrutiny over the HealthCare.gov website - but a bigger problem could be looming on the horizon for Americans who wish to enroll on the site: hacking.

Tips for how fed leaders can avoid messes like healthcare.gov

Tom Fox | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Tom Fox

Government works quite well most of the time, but, as federal executives know, efforts to implement federal policies can sometimes encounter obstacles...

Experts: HealthCare.gov Fix Will Be Tougher Than Obama Thinks

AP | BREE FOWLER | Posted 11.22.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Technology experts say healing what ails the Healthcare.gov website will be a tougher task than the Obama administration acknowledge...

What We Can Learn From the Healthcare.gov Debacle

Adam Levin | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics
Adam Levin

It's time for Team Obama to read a few Management 101 books and come up with a plan for the rollout of the Affordable Care Act that is more than politics, press conferences and empty promises.

Here's Every Argument You'll Need To Know To Win Your Obamacare Debate This Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari & Ryan Grim | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

We've all got a crazy uncle we love. He might not even technically be an uncle -- it's not something the family likes to get into -- but he's there at...

West Asks If There's 'Malicious Intent' Behind Obama's 'Incompetence'

The Huffington Post | Farah Mohamed | Posted 12.02.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) suggested there might be "malicious" intent behind the Obama administration's health care website glitches, its foreig...

The 80 Percent Solution to Healthcare.gov

Jim Moore | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Jim Moore

Not only is healthcare.gov a poorly-packed parachute with an 80 percent likelihood of working for people who try to use it, the government that constructed the health care canopy knew it would fail to meet its promise for 20 percent of the certain-to-be disappointed insurance-shopping public.

Obamacare Website Isn't Even Done Being Built

Reuters | David Morgan | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Up to 40 percent of the technology needed to run the new Obamacare health insurance marketplace has not yet been built and will...

Oregon's Obamacare Website Hasn't Enrolled Anyone Because It Doesn't Work

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

(Adds statehouse testimony from program's executive director, paragraphs 7-9 and 19) By Jonathan Kaminsky Nov 20 (Reute...

Obamacare Website Fixes Expected After Crucial Deadline

AP | By KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

MIAMI (AP) — The HealthCare.gov website will still be a work in progress beyond the end of the month, Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius sai...

GOP Rep Just Can't Believe How Much Obamacare Work Is Still Left To Be Done

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

As the White House inches closer to its self-imposed Nov. 30 deadline to fix HealthCare.gov, one federal official testified Tuesday that a large porti...

Why Republicans Suddenly Care -- Deeply! -- About All Those Canceled Health Policies

Joe Conason | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Joe Conason

The outpouring of noble sentiment would be laudable -- indeed, long overdue -- if only there was any reason to believe these protestations are sincere.

Expert To Warn Congress Of Healthcare.gov Security Bugs

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

By Jim Finkle BOSTON, Nov 19 (Reuters) - A respected security expert will warn Congress on Tuesday that the Obama administration's he...

Bachmann Called Herself A 'Genius.' Colbert Had Other Ideas.

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 11.19.2013 | Comedy

Michele Bachmann is just running out the clock on being a congresswoman, so why wouldn't she go around and do things like call herself a "genius" sinc...

'OFFENSIVE'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 11.19.2013 | Comedy

Jon Stewart is often critical of President Obama, but the minute you compare him to George W. Bush, you've gone too far. Several pundits have dubbe...

People In This State Cannot Keep Canceled Health Plans

AP | STEVE LeBLANC | Posted 11.19.2013 | Business

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts' top insurance official said Monday that the state won't allow consumers to keep health insurance policies that fall bel...

Obama Administration Reportedly Knew About Obamacare Issues Last Spring

Reuters | David Morgan | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Obama administration officials, including senior White House staff, were warned last spring of risks to the rollout o...

No One Died at Healthcare.gov: The Phony Crisis of Obamacare

Dean Baker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Dean Baker

The New York Times put forward its entry for best in show: a front-page news article comparing the problems with the Healthcare.gov website with President Bush's failed response to Hurricane Katrina. This is clearly the silly season in Washington.