Congressional Republicans on Tuesday grilled a health adviser who has demeaned the president’s health law, but Democrats highlighted his extensive apologies and retractions as they tried to limit the political damage.
One of the Obama administration’s harshest congressional critics will get a final high-profile shot when the House Oversight Committee grills witnesses about the president’s health care overhaul and a former adviser’s remark about voters’ “stupidity.”
Democrats used an unconstitutional amendment process to get President Barack Obama’s signature health care overhaul through Congress, opponents of the law told a federal appeals court Tuesday in one of the latest legal challenges to the act.
The Obama administration says more than 462,000 people selected a health plan in the first week of 2015 enrollment through HealthCare.gov.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.