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Kathleen Sebelius

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  • Jules Witcover: On presidential firings [Commentary]

    Jules Witcover: On presidential firings [Commentary]
    President Obama's firing of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, transparently dressed up as a resignation under congressional pressure, seemed somehow out of character for a chief executive known for patience and dislike of wielding the knife. The...
  • Social Security adds to the deficit; stop saying I said otherwise

    Social Security adds to the deficit; stop saying I said otherwise
    In two recent online columns, The Times' Michael Hiltzik claimed that I, in testimony before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee on May 10, 2011, supported his argument that Social Security "can't contribute to the federal deficit."  That assertion is...
  • Access Health CT Chief Leaving For Job With U.S. Health-Insurance Marketplace

    HARTFORD — Less than three months before open enrollment, the Obama administration is plucking the head of Connecticut's health insurance exchange to be CEO of the much-maligned website HealthCare.gov. Kevin J. Counihan, 59, will be in a...
  • Obama slings jokes, jabs at White House correspondents' dinner

    Obama slings jokes, jabs at White House correspondents' dinner
    So how bad was last year for President Obama? “Things got so bad,” the president said, “the 47% called Mitt Romney to apologize.” That got a big laugh, as did other self-deprecating remarks — and stinging jabs at...
  • IRS to recognize legal same-sex marriages nationwide

    IRS to recognize legal same-sex marriages nationwide
    Legally married same-sex couples will be recognized for federal tax purposes no matter what state they live in, the Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department announced Thursday. The policy change follows the Supreme Court decision in June...
  • Obamacare trade-off: low premium, high deductible

    WASHINGTON - You might be pleased with the low monthly premium for one of the new health insurance plans under President Barack Obama's overhaul, but the added expense of copayments and deductibles could burn a hole in your wallet. An independent analysis...
  • Gaetz tries to re-kindle Medicaid expansion talks with feds

    Gaetz tries to re-kindle Medicaid expansion talks with feds
    TALLAHASSEE -- With HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius stepping down, Florida Senate President Don Gaetz is trying to measure her repalcement's interest in negotiating alternatives to the Medicaid-expansion component of the federal health-care law. "As you...
  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz goes off on Scott, Bondi, for their latest Obamacare criticisms

    TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet are taking umbrage with President Barack Obama's “navigators” program intended to guide people through the requirements of the new Affordable Care Act, saying it lacks privacy protections....
  • Timeline: U.S. healthcare law's technology breakdown

    Timeline: U.S. healthcare law's technology breakdown
    (Reuters) - U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, President Barack Obama's top healthcare adviser, apologized on Wednesday over the technology failures that have plagued the rollout of Obama's healthcare law. Below is a timeline...
  • Obama enlists DeGeneres, other celebrities in final healthcare push

    Obama enlists DeGeneres, other celebrities in final healthcare push
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama teased Ellen DeGeneres about the selfie she took at the Oscars and confessed to leaving his socks and shoes lying around while the first lady is out of town, but before the end of his Thursday appearance on the talk show he...
  • Florida Republican leader accuses Obama of lying, treason and siccing IRS on tea party

    Florida Republican leader accuses Obama of lying, treason and siccing IRS on tea party
    A high-level Florida Republican Party leader, Peter Feaman of Boynton Beach, used a routine political appearance to deliver an unusually intense denunciation of President Barack Obama. He asserted that the Obama administration lies, the president...