5 reasons diverse critics oppose Iran nuclear deal
November 25th, 2013
08:21 PM ET
12 months ago

5 reasons diverse critics oppose Iran nuclear deal

Washington (CNN) - It is the first major international agreement on Iran's nuclear ambitions after a decade of failed efforts, and follows the first notable thaw in U.S-Iranian relations in 34 years.

Then why are so many people at home and around the world so angry, or at least concerned, about the six-month deal reached over the weekend by negotiators in Geneva?

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Filed under: Uncategorized
5 ways life changes in the Senate after nuclear option on filibusters
November 22nd, 2013
02:20 PM ET
1 year ago

5 ways life changes in the Senate after nuclear option on filibusters

Washington (CNN) - More new judges. Faster appointments to top government jobs. Revised regulations and rules reflecting government policy.

Those are the practical impacts from the nuclear option Senate Democrats approved to end filibusters of most presidential nominations and appointments.

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Filed under: Senate
November 21st, 2013
07:09 AM ET
1 year ago

GOP seeks a groundswell of opposition to Obamacare

Washington (CNN) - Use any metaphor you like - predators smelling blood, invaders storming the castle, a snowball growing in size and momentum as it rolls downhill.

All describe efforts by opponents of President Barack Obama's signature health care reforms to kill the 2010 law after the botched launch of the HealthCare.gov website provided a new opening for attack.

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Filed under: Obamacare • Ted Cruz
Obama: Washington politics holding back growth
November 19th, 2013
04:06 PM ET
1 year ago

Obama: Washington politics holding back growth

Washington (CNN) - We're doing well, President Barack Obama told business leaders Tuesday, but it could be better if not for political hijinks in Washington.

In remarks at a Wall Street Journal conference, Obama said policy decisions in his first term in response to the Great Recession had spurred a recovery that could be better.

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Filed under: President Obama
With elections looming, Obamacare rattling Democratic nerves
November 8th, 2013
01:08 PM ET
1 year ago

With elections looming, Obamacare rattling Democratic nerves

Washington (CNN) - Quick, can you hear it? That creaking sound from Washington is the nerves of congressional Democrats in response to the political firestorm raging around Obamacare.

The botched rollout of the Affordable Care Act's vital new marketplaces, coupled with insurers notifying more than a million Americans that their policies were being canceled, raised questions about the administration competence and honesty in selling and implementing President Barack Obama's signature health care reforms.

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Filed under: 2014 • Democrats • Health care • Obamacare
November 6th, 2013
01:59 PM ET
1 year ago

GOP focuses on overall Obamacare troubles, not just website

Washington (CNN) - It's not about the website anymore.

Republican foes of Obamacare still use words like "disaster" and "epic" failure in describing problems with HealthCare.gov, the portal for enrolling in President Barack Obama's signature health care reforms.

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Filed under: GOP • Health care • Obamacare
Obamacare website getting better, official tells Senate panel
November 5th, 2013
11:59 AM ET
1 year ago

Obamacare website getting better, official tells Senate panel

Washington (CNN) - Go to the Obamacare website today because "it has improved," with more people completing applications after a month of problems that botched the rollout of HealthCare.gov, the official in charge of creating the online program told a Senate committee on Tuesday.

Marilyn Tavenner, head of the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, assured the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee the website will be fixed by the end of November, as promised.

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Filed under: Health care • Obamacare • Senate
November 5th, 2013
07:24 AM ET
1 year ago

Debunking 4 Obamacare myths: Both sides get it wrong

Washington (CNN) - For four years, we've witnessed a non-stop political donnybrook over Obamacare.

Now rhetoric has again reached a fever pitch since the botched October 1 launch of the new insurance exchanges at the heart of President Barack Obama's signature health care reforms.

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Filed under: Health care • Obamacare
November 4th, 2013
11:10 AM ET
1 year ago

Obamacare: It's about government's role, future elections

Washington (CNN) - A "big f***ing deal" has become an equally big fight, with Republicans relentlessly attacking President Barack Obama's signature health care reforms over the new reality they are bringing to the health insurance market.

One reason is the GOP's ideological opposition to big government, as manifested by the health care overhaul intended to hold down rising costs that threaten U.S. fiscal stability.

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Filed under: GOP • Health care • Obamacare • President Obama
October 29th, 2013
01:00 PM ET
1 year ago

Obamacare website administrator apologizes, says system works

Washington (CNN) - For the first time, someone in the Obama administration apologized for the problem-plagued Obamacare website.

But Marilyn Tavenner also insisted Tuesday that the online troubles were being resolved and the overall program was working, albeit slower and less successfully than hoped.

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Filed under: Health care • Obamacare
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