Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday signed a bill that, it turns out, hits close to home.
H.R. 2094, the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act, was passed with bipartisan support to help students with food allergies, including oldest daughter Malia.
(CNN) - A fifth-generation Wyomingite, a family woman of conservative principles, and a member of a new generation of leaders.
That's the picture Liz Cheney's campaign paints in its first television ad, which will debut across the Cowboy State on Thursday.
(CNN) - It has been a rough month or so for the Affordable Care Act and the Obama administration, which has been struggling to get its signature health insurance program off the ground.
Obamacare, the effort to extend health coverage to every American, has already achieved some of its biggest goals: no more denials of coverage for pre-existing conditions, allowing parents to keep children on their policies up to age 26, the eventual phase-out of the "doughnut hole" for Medicare's prescription drug coverage.FULL STORY
Washington (CNN) - Hackers have attempted more than a dozen cyber attacks against the Obamacare website, according to a top Homeland Security Department official.
The attacks, which are under investigation, failed, said the official.FULL STORY
(CNN) - After briefly flirting with running for the seat himself, “Duck Dynasty” star Willie Robertson is calling on Louisiana voters to support a fellow Republican for the state’s 5th Congressional District.
“Hey this is Willie Robertson reminding you to get out Saturday, November 16 and vote for my good buddy, Vance McAllister,” Robertson said in a YouTube video posted Wednesday.
Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-Louisiana, defends Obamacare and her promise that Americans could keep their insurance.
Washington (CNN) - Congressional Republicans used Wednesday's dismal Obamacare enrollment figures to bolster their case that the Affordable Care Act needs to be dismantled - a persistent GOP rallying cry since the law was first passed in 2010 with no Republican votes.
"Above all, this report is a symbol of the failure of the President's health care law," House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said in a written statement. "It is a rolling calamity that must be scrapped."FULL STORY
CNN's GUT CHECK | for November 13, 2013 | 5 p.m.
- n. a pause to assess the state, progress or condition of the political news cycle
BREAKING: THE ENROLLMENT NUMBERS ARE IN
* First Obamacare reporting period: October 1 – November 2
- 106,185 enrolled through Obamacare
- Only 26,794 people have completed the enrollment process for health care coverage through HealthCare.gov.
CNN’S NEWT GINGRICH ON THE LEAD WITH JAKE TAPPER: “They have had, since the passage of the bill, one month longer than the entire American participation in World War II. The time they signed the bill is about the time it took us to go from Pearl Harbor to defeating Germany, Italy and Japan. And they haven’t gotten the website to work.”
New York (CNNMoney) - Some 106,185 people signed up for Obamacare in its first month of operation, a period marred by major technological problems with both the federal and state enrollment websites.
Fewer than 27,000 Americans selected an insurance plan through the federal healthcare.gov site, which is handling enrollment for 36 states, according to figures released Wednesday by the Obama administration. The site is still far from fully operational, leaving tech experts racing to get it working by month's end, as the administration promised.FULL STORY