WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to regroup from his health care law's disastrous rollout, President Barack Obama on Tuesday insisted that the sweeping overhaul is working and warned Republican critics that he would fight any efforts to strip away its protections.
Barack Obama promised supporters today in his press conference… “We’re not going back!” The Hill reported: President Obama declared Tuesday that ObamaCare “is working” and that “we’re not going back,” as the White House looked to reboot its efforts to … Continue reading ?
President Obama said the health law is working despite problems with the website.
President Barack Obama presented a robust defense of his Affordable Care Act during an event at the White House Tuesday that also featured several Americans who have benefited from the law's implementation. Two days after his administration's...Show More Summary
Speaking from the White House Tuesday afternoon while flanked by people who have "benefited" from Obamacare, President Obama said his signature...
In his first remarks since the White House's deadline for the improved HealthCare.gov, President Obama renewed his commitment to the law amid criticism for its initial launch. "My main message today is we're not going back," he saidShow More Summary
(Reuters) - A U.S. government contractor jailed for four years in Cuba appealed to President Barack Obama on Tuesday to take any steps necessary to secure his release.
The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a broad new legal challenge to President Barack Obama's 2010 healthcare law. The court rejected a petition filed by Liberty University, a Christian college in Virginia, which had raised various objections to the law, including to the key provision that requires individuals to obtain health insurance.
President Barack Obama kicked off a new push to spotlight the benefits of his signature health care overhaul Tuesday, vowing to keep fighting for the law amid a barrage of criticism over its troubled rollout. “We’re not going back,” Obama said, flanked by people who the White House said are benefiting from the Affordable Care Act. Show More Summary
To those in Congress who want to kill the Affordable Care Act, Obama said "we're not repealing it as long I'm president.... We will make it work for all Americans."
During a presentation at the White House in which President Barack Obama touted the benefits of the Affordable Care Act, the president declared that his signature health care reform law was not going to be repealed. This assertion led his administration members, his staff, and audience members to rise from their seats and give the president a standing ovation.
In a a preview of an interview with CNN Español's Juan Carlos Lopez on Tuesday, former President Bill Clinton moderated his remark from two weeks ago that President Barack Obama should honor his "if you like your plan, you can keep your plan" pledge.
President Barack Obama has named Christine Fox as acting Deputy Secretary of Defense, the number two spot in the Pentagon, CBS reports. The move would make Fox the most powerful woman in America's military, and the highest ranking woman in military history. Show More Summary
MSNBC has announced that Chris Matthews, Barack Obama's most excitable fan, will be interviewing the President on Thursday's Hardball. Fawning over the liberal politician is incredibly common among journalists, but Matthews has taken it to a whole new level. Show More Summary
Amid proclamations of hundreds of thousands accessing the "fixed" website (though no details on who is signing up), admissions that work continues to be needed, delays, and broken promises; President Obama has deemed it fit to utilize his lectern to market the Affordable Care Act once again. Show More Summary
Onyango Obama, the half-brother of President Barack Obama's late father, will appear for a deportation hearing in a Boston courtroom on Tuesday, after a 2011 drunk driving arrest revealed a history of immigration violations.
As activists fasted for the 22nd day at the National Mall to urge Congress to act on immigration reform, House Republicans were busy holding a two-hour committee hearing a few blocks away on whether President Barack Obama (D) has “encroach[ed] into Congress’ sphere of power” on immigration reform. Show More Summary
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
AP knows how to change the subject from the Obamacare fiasco. AP reporter Darlene Superville has decided now is the ideal time to focus on “5 New Things About President Obama.” They’re five personal stories about his activities. Superville began: “The man who lives at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Show More Summary