As glitches continued to plague Healthcare.gov, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough on Tuesday said the Affordable Care Act already has helped the U.S. economy and the Obama administration is committed to the ACA's ongoing implementation. Speaking at a...
It’s been two and a half months since the Obama administration backed off its threat to strike Syria, and in that time, the nation’s...
Both CNN and MSNBC devoted significant coverage to the Obama administration's commemoration of World AIDS Day on December 2. Fox News, on the other hand, spent less than 20 seconds acknowledging President Obama's speech outlining significant new efforts to combat the spread of HIV/AIDS. Show More Summary
Plus: Stephen Colbert is grateful “that poor people still can’t get health insurance,” Jon Stewart sends a thank you card to the Obama administration—and more.
The Obama administration is busy making the case that the HealthCare.gov website’s performance has improved. And, to be fair, they’re right. There are substantial problems lingering, and the site remains a monument to government incompetence, but there has been progress. And in coming weeks the site will probably be workable for most Americans. But the...
President Obama will speak on the Affordable Care Act at 2:30 p.m. EST Tuesday. Live stream by PBS NewsHour WASHINGTON -- Seeking to move past its website woes, the Obama administration is launching a two-pronged health care strategy...Show More Summary
While the Obama administration looks to put HealthCare.gov's woes behind it, another one of the health-care law's key aspects could pose the latest problem for its supporters. A report by the Treasury Department's inspector general found...Show More Summary
The Obama administration has not created a functioning Web site. Rather, it has erected a Potemkin village online — a façade that temporarily conceals the lack of architecture behind it. The Post reports: The enrollment records for a significant portion of the Americans who have chosen health plans through the online federal insurance marketplace contain errors — […]
The National Shooting Sports Foundation, the gun industry's trade group, is pushing back on a conspiracy theory promoted by right-wing media that the Obama administration is using the Environmental Protection Agency to eliminate theShow More Summary
The University of Notre Dame is back in court taking on the Obama administration and its pro-abortion HHS mandate that forces religious companies, organizations, and schools to pay for birth control and abortion-causing drugs for their employees. Earlier this year, a federal judge dismissed the lawsuit Notre Dame filed against the HHS mandate. U.S. District […]
Fans of economic policy may recall that during one of the many recent debt ceiling showdowns, the idea to mint a trillion-dollar platinum coin came to the fore. It turns out that the Obama administration took the idea seriously enough...Show More Summary
The Obama administration prosecuted a record high number of undocumented immigrants crossing the border in the 2013 fiscal year. The post Obama Administration Sets Record For Criminal Prosecution Of Immigrants In 2013 appeared first on ThinkProgress.
As my colleague Wayne Crews comments in Forbes, the Obama administration tends to publish its regulatory agenda around holidays, or when "nobody is looking."
The Obama administration has avoided informing lawmakers of HealthCare.gov's security problems and this is just another incidence of the White House's incompetence we've seen since the health-care law's rollout, according to House Intelligence...Show More Summary
The Obama administration has managed to make some significant improvements to Healthcare.gov but it is still not working as well as the administration has led people to believe. On Sunday they bragged the site “has the capacity to handle 50,000 concurrent or simultaneous users at one time.” But the very next day that was proven [...]
The Obama administration is once again wasting time pushing their unconstitutional gun control measures. Already, nearly 100,000 veterans are being denied their right to bear arms by this administration. Dom Raso highlights a bureaucratic flaw that’s unfairly stripping veterans of … Continue reading ?
After a bumpy roll-out, the Obama administration has announced that the Affordable Care Act’s national website, healthcare.gov, is now working 90 percent of the time. Between the state exchanges and the national site, about 200,000 Americans are now signed up for Obamacare …
Fr. John J. Jenkins, the president of the University of Notre Dame, notified staff this morning that the school will be refiling its lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services abortion-drug, contraception, sterilization mandate. Show More Summary
The Obama administration announced over the weekend that it had met its goals for fixing the problems plaguing the federal website for the “vast majority” of users, claiming the site is functioning more than 90 percent of the time, though many problems (particularly at the back end) remain. If this bears out, could it shift a […]
Around 10 a.m. Monday morning, the Obama administration began using queuing software to meter entry into the HealthCare.gov Web site. At the time, the site had fewer than 40,000 users, somewhere in the "mid-30,000" range, as Medicare spokeswoman Julie Bataille … Continue reading ?