United States Secretary of Health and Human Services

File photo of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Congressman: Talking To Sebelius Is ‘Like Talking To The Republic of Korea’

A Republican congressman said talking to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is “like talking to the Republic of Korea.”

12/12/2013

President Barack Obama pauses while speaking at the Pathways in Technology Early College High School in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn on Oct. 25, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

In Texas, Obama Offers Health Care Pep Talk

Beset by hard-to-keep promises and a massive website failure, President Barack Obama traveled to the heart of the “Obamacare” opposition Wednesday, declaring that ideological rigidity was denying health insurance to millions of Americans.

11/06/2013

A CBS News survey finds 15 states taking over $1 billion in taxpayer money to set up their own health insurance websites. (Getty Images)

State Insurance Websites Are Costing Federal Taxpayers $1 Billion

A CBS News analysis shows that the 15 states that opted to set up their own exchanges are spending more than $1.1 billion to launch and implement their own websites, often paying the same government contractors to do the same job in different states.

11/02/2013

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