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Republicans Hurl Harsh Accusations At Obama Administration

Reuters | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 19 (Reuters) - Two Republican senators on Thursday issued a report accusing the Obama administration of pushing ahead with last Oct...

Sam Stein

The Remarkable Parallels Between Obamacare And Medicare Part D | Sam Stein | Posted 02.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- No one would credit the Obama administration with handling the rollout of the Affordable Care Act efficiently or with aplomb. Website ma...

Good News For Obamacare

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's uninsured rate dropped modestly this month as the major coverage expansion under President Barack Obama's health care...

Here's What GOP Obstruction Does To People In One Chart

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

While Republicans at the national level have thus far been completely unsuccessful in attempts to repeal or defund the Affordable Care Act, Republican...

Perry Slams Obamacare 'Delays, Deceit And Debacle'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) slammed "the disastrous impacts of Obamacare in 2014" in an op-ed published Dec. 31 in the Dallas Morning News. "The dela...

Obamacare Allies Push For New Head

Reuters | Posted 03.01.2014 | Politics

(Repeating Dec. 29 story with no changes) By David Morgan WASHINGTON, Dec 29 (Reuters) - The White House is coming unde...

How To Make Sure You Actually Signed Up For Obamacare

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 12.25.2013 | Business

CHICAGO (AP) — The deadline has passed, and so too the surprise grace period, for signing up for health insurance as part of the nation's health car...

A Tale of Two Roll Outs

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

The United States today is confronted with a crisis that endangers perhaps even more immediately the welfare of the American polity. And that is the lamentable state of health care in the United States.

Government Can Learn a Few Lessons About Forgiveness

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics
Stuart Muszynski

If the insurance industry had blown the Obamacare rollout, there likely would have been little forgiveness, compassion or understanding coming their way from Washington or the states. Yet, forgiveness is exactly what the Obama administration wants from all of us.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Top Georgia Democrat Fights To Prove Obamacare Can Overcome Deep South Resistance | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For Democrats like Stacey Abrams, Georgia's House minority leader, advocating for the Affordable Care Act in a strongly conservative sta...

Hen House Rules: In Business, Shoot the Fox; In Politics, Get Him a Chair

Alan Kelly | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics
Alan Kelly

At the risk of stating the obvious, there's a fox in the Obamacare hen house. It comes in the form of House Republican leaders, Senate Minority detractors and rich surrogates like the Koch Brothers and their Americans for Prosperity storefront.

Documents Reveal Embarrassing Obamacare Misstep

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

By Sharon Begley NEW YORK, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Caught flat-footed by the challenges of building the financial-management and accounting...

White House Urges Dems To Talk About This Instead Of Obamacare

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager to draw contrasts with Republicans, the White House is pushing its economic agenda as it attempts to give Democrats somethin...

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...

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...

15 States That Are Missing Out On Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 11.19.2013 | Business

Obamacare may be one of the largest expansions of the U.S. safety net in the country's history, but a lot of people will have a hard time noticing the...

Barrasso Slams Obamacare: 'It's Time To Start Over'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.17.2013 | Politics

Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wy.) said the Obamacare website glitches are only "the tip of the iceberg" in what he considers a "failed" health care system du...

WATCH: Tom Brokaw's Tough Words For Obama

Posted 11.17.2013 | Media

Tom Brokaw said on Sunday that the botched rollout of Obamacare has become a "low point" of President Obama's time in office. The Obama administra...

Obama Health Care Woes Become Credibility Fight

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Throughout President Barack Obama's first four years in office, he prided himself on his ability to bounce back when much of Washi...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Top Republican Says House Will Act On Immigration Next Year | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), the lawmaker tasked with electing Republicans to the House, said Friday his chamber will act on immigration r...

Jennifer Bendery

White House Throws Cold Water On 'Keep Your Health Plan' Bill | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House on Tuesday dismissed a Republican bill making its way through the House that would allow health insurance companies canc...

Obamacare Could Be Liability For Vulnerable House Democrats

AP | By MICHAEL J. MISHAK | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rep. Patrick Murphy had been a cautious defender of President Barack Obama's health care law for much of the last year,...

Strategy Anatomy: Plays Behind the Obamacare Rollout

Alan Kelly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Alan Kelly

When corporations and administrations get in a fix, conventional wisdom is to pat down the negatives. (Rarely do they leverage them, but that's another story.) And if they're listening to crisis counselors, the other imperative is to get ahead of the bad news.

Michael McAuliff

Reid Compares GOP Gripes To Litany Of Lame Jokes | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans' oft-repeated complaints about Obamacare are so old, tired and bad that they're like a list of lame jokes endlessly repeated...

Obama To OFA: 'I Need Your Help'

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

(Adds comment on procurement rules in paragraphs 9-10) By Roberta Rampton and Steve Holland WASHINGTON, Nov 4 (Reuters) ...