Gov. Bobby Jindal
Stymied by a divided Congress, President Barack Obama appealed for help from the nation’s governors Monday as he seeks to advance economic policies that stand little chance of winning passage on Capitol Hill.
Louisiana’s insurance commissioner said Monday that there is “no way at all” that people have enough information to make decisions when the new health insurance marketplaces created by the federal Affordable Care Act open next week.
Sen. Landrieu: Federal Officials Having Difficulty Getting Online Insurance Marketplaces Set Up By Deadline
U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu said Wednesday that the resistance of Republican state leaders to the Affordable Care Act was “hurting people” by making it more difficult to carry out the insurance changes required by the federal health care law.
Health care, budgets and education topped the official agenda for governors at their annual summer summit. But the 2016 presidential race was never far from view or conversation, given the clear White House interest from some in the crowd gathered near Lake Michigan.
Mitt Romney’s shadow looms over a Republican Party in disarray.
Gov. Bobby Jindal says the Republican Party has to campaign for every vote, and that’s why he strongly criticized Republican Mitt Romney for saying President Barack Obama bought the presidential victory with gifts to minorities and young people.
President Barack Obama insisted on Monday that the federal government can help Americans in crisis, whether they’re autoworkers fearful that their company will disappear or Gulf Coast residents picking up the pieces after the devastation of Hurricane Isaac.