| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:01 AM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama will not bargain with lawmakers about attaching conditions to an increase in the debt limit, saying Congress has the responsibility to ensure that the nation's bills are paid and the government doesn't default, Treasury...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 11:33 AM
U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, a Republican from North Carolina, told a reporter last month that threatening to shut down the federal government unless Congress agrees to defund Obamacare was "the dumbest idea I've ever heard." He was absolutely right. It wasn't...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 2:56 PM
(Reuters) - Aetna Inc has decided not to sell insurance on New York's individual health insurance exchange, which is being created under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law, the fifth state where it has reversed course in recent weeks.
| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:06 PM
The gig: As the founding chairman and chief executive of the nonprofit Latino Business Chamber of Greater Los Angeles, Jorge C. Corralejo, 63, has been a cheerleader for small to medium-size minority-owned businesses. The nonprofit group has five...
| Sep 8, 2013
Last month, Americans took pride in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Unfortunately, we are also revisiting a far darker episode in our history, a civil rights-era conflict that tells us much about the hurdles facing President...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 3:28 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - New commercials to promote Obamacare's state health exchanges strive for an upbeat, and at times humorous, tone to sell healthcare reform to a skeptical and largely unaware audience.
Guitar-strumming hipsters encourage...
| Sep 6, 2013
Health care reform
The Department of Health will hold the following health care reform discussions at the following sites. All programs will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
•Edgewater Public Library, 25 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater, Monday, Sept. 9....
| Sep 8, 2013
Two growing Hampton Roads business owners believe health-care reform may give them more work if companies decide to cut employees and hire outside contractors for janitorial services.
And they worry that those same Affordable Care Act requirements could...
| Sep 12, 2013
Try as they might, House Republican leaders are having trouble stopping their colleagues from shooting themselves in the foot — again.
Having failed to approve any of the 12 annual appropriations bills that fund federal agencies, Congress has to...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:00 AM
We applaud the work of the public and nonprofit agencies that seek out uninsured Marylanders to enroll in health insurance programs ("Maryland seeks uninsured to inform about health reform Sept. 7). Research shows that having insurance reduces health...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:16 AM
Carolyn Quattrocki may not be well known to most Marylanders, but she is a longtime Annapolis insider. So it’s not surprising that the former special assistant to then-Attorney General J. Joseph Curran Jr. and former deputy legislative officer under...