Obamacare

This image taken March 31, 2014 in Washington, D.C. shows the homepage for the HealthCare.gov Internet site. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Health Dept. Trying To Get Americans Signed Up For Obamacare At Malls

The Obama administration says more than 462,000 people selected a health plan in the first week of 2015 enrollment through HealthCare.gov.

11/26/2014

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Schumer To Dems: Make Government Help Workers

The Senate Democrats’ top message man is urging the party leftward in the wake of crushing midterm election losses, saying working Americans want a robust government that will promote education access, labor bargaining rights, progressive taxes and more.

11/25/2014

This image taken March 31, 2014 in Washington, D.C. shows the homepage for the HealthCare.gov Internet site. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Some States Imposing Fees On Obamacare Plans Sold On Marketplaces

The federal government shelled out billions of dollars to get health insurance marketplaces going in the 14 states that opted to run their own. Now they must act like true marketplaces and start paying for themselves.

11/24/2014

This image taken March 31, 2014 in Washington, D.C. shows the homepage for the HealthCare.gov Internet site. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

New Gruber Video: ‘Just Almost Awesome In Its Evilness’ States Turning Down Help To Cover Poor People

CBS News has uncovered a new video where economist Jonathan Gruber, a consultant who helped the White House craft the Affordable Care Act, says that states who opposed the Medicaid expansion in Obamacare are “not interested in covering poor people.”

11/21/2014

File photo of U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI). (credit: John Gress/Getty Images)

Ryan To Chair Tax Panel, A Possible 2016 Platform

House Republican leaders chose Paul Ryan on Tuesday to head the powerful House Ways and Means Committee for the next two years, giving him a high-profile platform if he decides to run for president in 2016 or beyond.

11/18/2014

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks to students at the College of Charleston during a town hall meeting on Sept. 30, 2014 in Charleston, S.C. (credit: Richard Ellis/Getty Images)

Sen. Paul Demands Investigation Into Obamacare Consultant Who Called American Voters Stupid

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is calling for an investigation into a consultant who was paid nearly $400,000 by the Obama administration for his work on the Affordable Care Act.

11/18/2014

Schieffer: Gruber Obamacare Remarks Show ‘Sorry State Of American Politics’

CBS News’ Bob Schieffer says he is “dumbstruck” by one-time Obamacare adviser Jonathan Gruber’s current comments about the health care law, saying that his actions are just another example of what’s wrong with American politics.

11/17/2014

This image taken March 31, 2014 in Washington, D.C. shows the homepage for the HealthCare.gov Internet site. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

States Working To Fix Hobbled Obamacare Websites

The state that served as a template for President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act had so much trouble coordinating with the federal government that it became a model of another sort: ineptitude.

11/17/2014

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Things to Know: Health Insurance Enrollment in Va.

Here are some things to know with the second round of enrollment kicking off in Virginia.

11/15/2014

Many of the 7 million consumers who got insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law will see their premiums rise next year unless they switch to another plan, independent analysts said as the government released details Friday.  (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Court Rejects Obamacare Contraception Challenge From Religious Groups

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a path devised by the Obama administration that allows religious nonprofit groups to avoid paying for contraception under the president’s health care law.

11/14/2014

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