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  • Obama: 'We fumbled the rollout on this healthcare law'

    WASHINGTON -- With millions of consumers getting cancellation notices for their current health plans, President Obama announced Thursday that he will encourage insurance companies to continue offering their customers the same health plans next year....
  • Obama to make announcement on struggling healthcare program

    Obama to make announcement on struggling healthcare program
    WASHINGTON – President Obama will make an announcement Thursday morning about his troubled healthcare law, the White House said. Obama is widely expected to announce his plans to address the millions of cancellation notices insurers have sent to...
  • Obama's healthcare fix may not be enough to calm Democrats

    Obama's healthcare fix may not be enough to calm Democrats
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama’s plan to allow insurance companies to continue offering canceled policies may not be enough to quell the uprising among Democrats on Capitol Hill and did little to reverse the continued Republican opposition. As...
  • The Obamacare repairs [Editorial]

    The Obamacare repairs  [Editorial]
    The Latin phrase, Primum non nocere, or "first, do no harm," is one of the central tenets of the medical profession. It ought to be held as dear by those in Washington who suddenly want to "fix" Obamacare — they first should make sure they aren't...
  • Md. weighs options after Obama unveils fix to dropped insurance policies

    Md. weighs options after Obama unveils fix to dropped insurance policies
    Baltimore Sun staff and wire reports — With millions of consumers — including 73,000 Marylanders — getting health insurance cancellation notices, President Barack Obama announced Thursday that he will encourage insurers to continue...
  • Dozens of House Democrats back Republican healthcare bill

    WASHINGTON — Dealing a blow to President Obama’s effort to fix problems with his healthcare law, more than three dozen House Democrats voted Friday to support a Republican-sponsored bill to address the crisis, brushing aside White House...
  • EPA proposes cut to renewable fuel blend

     EPA proposes cut to renewable fuel blend
    WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency proposed new standards for the amount of plant-based fuel to be added to gasoline and diesel next year and, for the first time, reduced the mandated volume in response to mounting criticism that the...
  • Reps. Walden and Upton pushing for new Communications Act

    Reps. Walden and Upton pushing for new Communications Act
    Two prominent lawmakers want to create a new playbook for the media and telecommunications industries. Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), chairman of the Communications...
  • Are Republican factions facing irreconcilable differences?

    Are Republican factions facing irreconcilable differences?
    WASHINGTON — In a closed-door meeting on Wednesday, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) listed the beliefs he said united Republicans, urging them not to "confuse tactics with principles." "The differences between us are dwarfed by the...
  • Obama promises to iron out glitches on healthcare website

    Obama promises to iron out glitches on healthcare website
    WASHINGTON — President Obama conceded Monday that technical "kinks" had bedeviled the rollout of the federal healthcare website, but said the administration had launched a "tech surge" to fix it and emphasized that the law would give uninsured...
  • Health website contractors acknowledge late changes, limited tests

    Health website contractors acknowledge late changes, limited tests
    WASHINGTON — Developers of the troubled Obamacare website confirmed Thursday that a last-minute decision requiring users to sign up before shopping for insurance caused the system to bottleneck and acknowledged they did not conduct an "end to end"...