Al Jazeera America's White House correspondent Mike Viqueira found out firsthand and on-air that the Obamacare exchange hotline isn't much better than it's website. Taking the president's advice to call the number, Viqueira was directed by the navigator to create an online account first before calling back due to problems with the system at the call center.
NBC News Chief White House Correspondent Chuck Todd dug into White House Press Sec. Jay Carney on Monday following President Barack Obama’s Rose Garden address where he discussed the problems associated with implementing the Affordable Care Act. Todd repeatedly asked Carney who “misled” Obama and what advisors “let him down” ahead of the implementation of the ACA.
Associated Press White House correspondent Julie Pace said the Obama administration is being "selectively transparent" in providing statistics relating to the rollout of Obamacare in order to manage the public perception of the law.Show More Summary
The Huffington Post's White House correspondent Sam Stein called on Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius to testify before Congress over the dysfunctional websites of the Obamacare online exchanges. He also said the administration...Show More Summary
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush sat down with ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl on Sunday for a discussion about the Republican tactics which led to the government shutdown. Bush said that he sympathizes with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) desire to defund the Affordable Care Act, but advised hi m to exercise a “bit of self-restraint” when it comes to tactics.
NBC chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd made a strong statement Sunday about the administration needing "a fall person" if the ObamaCare website continues to fail. Appearing on Meet the Press, Todd said, "Kathleen Sebelius is very nervous about her standing with the president" (video follows with transcript and commentary): read more
Mediate has the recap: In an interview for This Week with George Stephanopoulos, ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jon Karl put a fine point on Cruz’s post-shutdown standing, then twisted it. Karl asked “How much do your colleagues...Show More Summary
White House Correspondent for The Associated Press, Julie Pace, appeared on Fox News Sunday over the weekend after breaking the news that nearly half a million people have applied for, though not necessarily enrolled in, the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance exchanges. Show More Summary
First on TVNewser: CNN White House correspondent Dan Lothian is leaving the network, a CNN source confirms to TVNewser. Lothian is a ten-year veteran of the cabler, and has covered the administration for nearly five years. Previously...Show More Summary
Do yourself a favor and check out this clip of his remarks from last night’s Al Smith Dinner, a ghastly Catholic elite version of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. But some choice gags: I have great respect for Cardinal Dolan, though I do have to say, sir, it is not easy when you are wearing […]
The day after Congress finally signed off on legislation that would end a weeks-long government shutdown and prevent a debt ceiling crisis, Fox News sent a correspondent to the White House to shift the conversation to the September 11,...Show More Summary
Fox News National Security Correspondent James Rosen put in an appearance at Thursday's White House Daily Briefing to engage Press Secretary Jay Carney on the topic of Republican Congressional investigations into Benghazi. Carney, who...Show More Summary
At the first White House Daily Briefing since the reopening of the federal government, Fox News White House correspondent Ed Henry injected levity into what has been a tense briefing room in recent weeks. Henry asked Carney for a "yes or no answer" to a matter pf pressing importance to the traveling press: "Are we going with the President to Tuscany?"
Eager to declare Republican defeat in the budget showdown on Wednesday's NBC Today, White House correspondent Peter Alexander proclaimed: "As John McCain said, Republicans have to understand, 'We lost this battle.' Let's put this very...Show More Summary
In his first White House Daily Briefing since being repeatedly ignored by Press Secretary Jay Carney on Friday, Fox News Chief White House Correspondent Ed Henry reacted to being called on by telling Carney "Nice to talk to you." Friday's...Show More Summary
ABC's White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl asked Jay Carney on Wednesday if a new Obamacare provision in the Senate deal means a "little bit of ransom" was paid.
Mediaite reporter Tommy Christopher takes the GOP fetish with repealing, postponing and/or gutting Obamacare personally, and now he's taking those issues straight to the Republicans. Via Politico: Mediaite White House correspondent Tommy...Show More Summary
Tuesday, Mediaite White House correspondent Tommy Christopher made headlines for asking a highly unorthodox question of White House Spokesman Jay Carney. My friend and colleague Ben Shapiro hammered him as a "numbskull" for asking the "single worst question ever." I disagree. Show More Summary
Without Sen. Ted Cruz's fateful "non-filibuster" and corresponding government shutdown, the front page news on America's leading newspapers for the past two weeks would have been the White House's disastrous "Obamacare" rollout. What...Show More Summary
NPR has been a breeze beneath the wings of snarky gay advice columnist/MTV host Dan Savage on his book tour for “American Savage.” NPR White House correspondent Ari Shapiro hosted a book event in his hometown of Seattle. Now, SavageShow More Summary