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The new HHS secretary’s biggest task: A better Obamacare experience

About four months after Kathleen Sebelius stepped down from one of the most politically challenging posts in the Obama administration, we're starting to get a feel for how her successor will run the show. The new Health and Human Services secretary, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, this week delivered her first speech directly addressing the Affordable Care […]

Kathleen Sebelius Totally Silent on Hobby Lobby Decision Bearing Her Name

Hours after the Supreme Court knocked down Obama’s contraception mandate with regard to Hobby Lobby and other small business owners, there seems to be silence from the architect of this mandate, former HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. The last post on her twitter is from June 9th – so far she has not tweeted anything about […]

Dying Girl Who Got Lung Transplant After Sebelius Denied It Now Breathing on Her Own

The dying girl who needed a lung transplant and only had weeks to live is now breathing on her own after HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius infamously denied her one. After getting the transplant she desperately needed, the little girl is doing much better. Sarah Murnaghan, the 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl dying of cystic fibrosis, received national […]

Senate Confirms Burwell To Top Post At Health And Human Services

6 months agoNews : The Two-Way

In a 78-17 bipartisan vote, lawmakers approved Sylvia Mathews Burwell to replace outgoing HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

Senate Confirms Sylvia Burwell, Sebelius’ Replacement to HHS

6 months agoNews : Mediaite

On Thursday afternoon the Senate voted to confirm Sylvia Mathews Burwell as the incoming Secretary of Health and Human Services, replacing Kathleen Sebelius after a dramatic tenure that included an historically disastrous launch of the federal health care exchange website along with a significant expansion of health coverage. Despite what many feared would be a [...]

Here’s How HHS Nominee Sylvia Burwell Answers Questions About Obamacare

6 months agoNews : Reason

When Health and Human Services Secretary (HSS) Kathleen Sebelius announced her pending resignation earlier this year, President Obama nominated Sylvia Matthews Burwell, who currently serves as the head of the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), to be her replacement. Show More Summary

Nominee to Replace Sebelius Ignores HHS Mandate, Obamacare Abortion Funding During Hearing

Americans disgruntled with the abortion-inducing (HHS) mandate found in Obamacare had hoped that the bowing-out of HHS secretary Kathleen Sebelius may usher in a replacement who had more concern for the rights of Americans, both to life and to religious liberty. However, thanks to questioning devoid of life issues in her confirmation hearings, that candidate […]

Senate Committee Will Consider Pro-Abortion HHS Secretary Nominee Sylvia Burwell Wednesday

President Barack Obama has nominated Sylvia Mathews Burwell to replace pro-abortion HSH Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who resigned as the head of the agency charged with implementing Obamacare. Obama’s nominee to replace the abortion proponent is another pro-abortion activist and she will receive a hearing on Thursday in the Senate Finance Committee. Show More Summary

Enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace totals over 8 million people

More than 4.8 million additional Medicaid/CHIP enrollments Enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace surged to eight million at the end of the first enrollment period, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced today. The final enrollment reporting period spans from October 1, 2013, to March 31, 2014, and includes “in line” and other enrollment activity (such as...

Foundation Gives Obamacare Enrollment Group $13 Million After Sebelius Call

7 months agoNews : Reason

Around this time last year, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius came under fire for making a series of calls to private companies and a foundation requesting support for Enroll America, a non-profit organization dedicated...Show More Summary

Morning Must Reads: April 17

In the news: Ukraine forces engage pro-Russian separatists; Rescuers search for hundreds of missing people after a South Korean ferry capsized; Democrats want former HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to run for Senate; the Tea Party radio network; what's prettier in print

Kathleen Sebelius Floats Trial Balloon for Kansas Senate Run

President Barack Obama's embattled former Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Kathleen Sebelius is reportedly considering a Kansas Senate run against friend-turned-critic Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS). The trial balloon for a possible...Show More Summary

Will Kathleen Sebelius Run for Senate in Kansas? Don’t Bet on It

7 months agoNews : Reason

Forget Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary. How does Senator Sebelius sound? The New York Times reports that outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who last week announced her resignation from the cabinet...Show More Summary

Kathleen Sebelius eyeing a Senate revenge run?

Kathleen Sebelius may be eyeing a revenge return to Washington. The newly departed HHS Secretary could pay back Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) for accusing her of “gross incompetence” during the failed Obamacare rollout, by running for Roberts’ Senate seat.

If Kathleen Sebelius runs for Senate, isn’t Milton Wolf better positioned to put Obamacare on trial?

As soon as Kathleen Sebelius resigned as Secretary of HHS, my first thought was, hmm, wonder if she’ll run for Senate in Kansas. Apparently I’m not the only one thinking about that, Sebelius Said to Weigh Run for Kansas Senate

Sebelius May Be Obama's Late Term Abortion

Outgoing HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius hopes ObamaCare covers injuries sustained from being shoved out a door.

Painting over the rot

I’ve been watching the media circus surrounding the resignation of HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.   If a more inept bureaucrat ever lived, the best they could do is hope to tie with her for last place.  Yet we have so-called “jounalists”, or at least those who would like to be thought of as journalists, so [...]

Is Washington Just Impossible?

As Washington says goodbye to now Former Secretary of HHS Kathleen Sebelius, I wonder, is Washington just impossible? Who leaves this town without scars? Having been here for so long, I have met hundreds of politicians on both sides of the aisle and I have yet to meet one who did not come here with the goal of making it better for Americans. Show More Summary

Sebelius Misspells Successor's Name in Farewell Email

Newly-retired Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius misspelled the name of her successor, Sylvia Burwell, in her final goodbye email to her HHS coworkers, reports Politico. A Friday evening email titled "Thank you" read...Show More Summary

Sebelius: I Was ‘Flat-Out Wrong’ To Believe Healthare.Gov Was Ready

Outgoing HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told Andrea Mitchell on Meet the Press she was “flat-out wrong” to believe the Obamacare website was ready to go October 1. In candid remarks about the healthcare rollout, Sebelius said she regretted not asking different questions when HealthCare.gov was under construction. “If I had a magic wand and could […]

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