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    To Lead HHS, Obama Picks Overseer of Government Shutdown Decisions

    President Obama’s pick to head the Department of Health and Human Services led the federal government’s response during last year’s “shutdown”—which included officials erecting barricades around open-air monuments. Sylvia Mathews Burwell—who was deputy chief of staff to President Bill Clinton, among other roles—currently serves as Obama’s director of the Office of … More

    Obama Administration: We Never Mean a Word We Say

    No, it cannot happen. It will not happen. The Obama administration absolutely, positively will NOT extend the deadline to sign up for Obamacare. This isn’t even a laugh line anymore. It’s just an eye roller. And how silly these guys look now: “We have no plans to extend the open … More

    Gingrich: Americans in ‘Grave Danger’ of ‘Losing Our Religious Liberty’

    As the date for the oral arguments in the Supreme Court case over the Health and Human Services mandate nears, Newt Gingrich is concerned that Americans could be on the cusp of a significant loss of religious liberty. “I think we’re in grave danger of losing our liberty and losing … More

    Delaying Obamacare's Individual Mandate Due to 'Hardship' -- Caused by Obamacare

    It’s getting difficult to take any part of Obamacare seriously. The Obama administration has altered or delayed it so many times—who can be sure what the law is at this point? The individual mandate stating that every American has to purchase government-approved health coverage or pay a fine is supposed … More

    Biden Lowers Obamacare Enrollment Expectations

    Speaking to patrons of a Minneapolis coffee shop on Wednesday, Vice President Joe Biden moved the goal post further back on how many Americans would enroll in the Obamacare health insurance exchanges before the March 31 deadline. “We may not get 7 million, we may get to five or six … More

    Chief Information Security Officer for Obamacare: I Told HHS the Website Wasn’t Safe

    According to news reports, a government security expert at the heart of Healthcare.gov told Members of the House Oversight Committee that she informed HHS that the website was too dangerous to use. In the days leading up the Obamacare rollout, Teresa Fryer, the Chief Information Security Officer at the Centers … More

    It's Official—HHS Says Obamacare Is a Hardship

    The latest announcement from the Obama Administration has confirmed what so many Americans already know: Obamacare is a hardship. With millions of reported insurance cancellations, unbalanced by just 500,000 sign-ups for coverage on the Administration’s excuse for a website, the White House is or should be in full panic mode. … More

    Latest Obamacare Bombshells: HealthCare.gov Far from Complete, and Payment System Not Built

    You would think that it couldn’t get much worse for the Obamacare rollout, but a few new bombs dropped this week. Payment System for Obamacare Not Built Yet In a House hearing yesterday, when asked what remains to be done in work on the federal marketplace (HealthCare.gov), Henry Chao, Obamacare’s … More

    Obama and Sebelius: Obamacare Didn't Cancel Your Plans

    Obamacare dictates what government-approved health insurance looks like. That’s the whole point of the law. You must buy government-approved health insurance, and the bureaucrats will tell you what it must cover. But President Obama and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius are now denying this. Yesterday, they both came … More

    Obamacare Website Calculator Doesn't Show Real Cost of Many Plans

    CBS News reports this morning on another problem with the flawed Obamacare exchanges: In many cases, the new online calculator available at healthcare.gov underestimates premium costs for health insurance: Industry analysts, such as Jonathan Wu, point to how the website lumps people only into two broad categories: “49 or under” … More