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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' main landing web page for HealthCare.gov. (AP Photo/U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

Oracle helping to fix Obama’s healthcare site

  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Oracle CEO Larry Ellison says the business software maker is helping the Obama administration fix the technological problems preventing people from signing up for government-mandated health insurance. Ellison told shareholders […]

10/31/2013

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More concerns about ‘Obamacare’

In our continuing effort to help you understand the rules of the Affordable Care Act, we want to follow up on what the Obama Administration plans to do with the deadlines for the individual mandate, […]

10/28/2013

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Sebelius to face tough questioning on health law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans said Sunday they intend to press Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the Obama administration’s troubled launch of healthcare.gov, the online portal to buy insurance, and concerns about the […]

10/27/2013

From left, Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini, Humana CEO Bruce Broussard, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida CEO Patrick Geraghty, and other health care chief executive officers arrive at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, to meet with White House officials regarding President Barack Obama's health care law. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Healthcare.gov failures surface at Hill hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The leading contractors on the Obama administration’s troubled health insurance website told Congress Thursday that the government failed to thoroughly test the complicated system before it went live. Executives of CGI Federal, […]

10/24/2013

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White House aide fired over Twitter account

WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House national security official has been fired for running a Twitter account that was harshly critical of the Obama administration. Jofi Joseph served as non-proliferation director at the National Security […]

10/23/2013

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks during an event discussing the federal health care overhaul in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Obama health target: 500,000 signups by Oct. 31

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first month alone, the Obama administration projected that nearly a half million people would sign up for the new health insurance markets, according to an internal memo obtained by The […]

10/16/2013

In this  June 5, 2013, file photo Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, is escorted out of a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., after the third day of his court martial. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Report: Obama brings chilling effect on journalism

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government’s aggressive prosecution of leaks and efforts to control information are having a chilling effect on journalists and government whistle-blowers, according to a report released Thursday on U.S. press freedoms […]

10/10/2013

Paper work to sign-up for new plans through a health insurance exchange. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Businesses question health care law requirement

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some businesses say they’ll be forced to hire fewer people or cut employee hours to avoid having to offer insurance coverage to workers under the new health care law. But an economic […]

10/09/2013

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Feds set repairs on glitchy health care website

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it’s planning fixes to the glitch-prone federal website that uninsured people can use to sign for coverage under the new health care law. Officials said late Friday that […]

10/04/2013

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White House supports back pay for federal workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it supports House legislation to give back pay to federal workers furloughed during the current partial government shutdown. The White House Office of Management and Budget issued a […]

10/04/2013

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