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Obama Administration Further Delays ACA's Employer Mandate

Obama Administration Further Delays ACA's Employer Mandate

By Nate Beeler 14/02/2014 18:43

The Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service on Monday released a final rule that outlined the enforcement timeline of the mandate (Treasury release, 2/10). The changes included in the new regulations will affect both mid-sized and large companies.

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Putin, Yanukovych meet one-on-one in Sochi

Putin, Yanukovych meet one-on-one in Sochi

By John R. Rose 14/02/2014 18:31

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart, Viktor Yanukovych, have met to discuss the crisis in Ukraine on the sidelines of the Winter Olympics opening celebrations in Sochi.

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Obama's Obamacare Whims

Obama's Obamacare Whims

By A.F.Branco 14/02/2014 18:28

Confronted with major problems and flaws in the Affordable Care Act, the president seems to be constantly changing his mind on parts of the bill and continues to make unilateral decisions from the Oval Office without paying heed to the Constitution. It seems as if his decisions are focused more on how he is feeling on a particular day.

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US states see record high in long-term joblessness

US states see record high in long-term joblessness

By Jimmy Margulies 14/02/2014 18:15

In 28 US states, a third or more of the unemployed have been without a job for six months or longer, leaving them with no unemployment insurance safety net following the expiration of extended benefits in December.

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US says 3.3 million enrolled in Obamacare

US says 3.3 million enrolled in Obamacare

By Lisa Benson 14/02/2014 18:09

The White House says the number of people who signed up for private health-insurance coverage, widely known as Obamacare, exceeded its expectations for the month in January, bringing the overall total to nearly 3.3 million.

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Obamacare exchange boss weeps during meeting

Obamacare exchange boss weeps during meeting

By Scott Stantis 14/02/2014 17:53

The Massachusetts Obamacare exchange has been awarded a three-month extension from the Obama administration to fix its broken website and get customers enrolled, exchange officials announced Thursday.

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Obamacare sign-ups jump to 3.3 million

Obamacare sign-ups jump to 3.3 million

By Nate Beeler 14/02/2014 17:37

Americans continued to sign up for health insurance through the Obamacare exchanges in January, with 1.1 million people picking plans in state and federal exchanges.

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The Tea Party position on Obamacare

The Tea Party position on Obamacare

By Nick Anderson 14/02/2014 17:30

A senior member of the Louisiana Democratic Party tells me Dems will try to get a state Constitutional amendment to expand Medicaid on the ballot on Election Day 2014.

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The Only Obamacare Number That Matters

The Only Obamacare Number That Matters

By Gary Varvell 14/02/2014 17:25

The monthly announcement of Obamacare's enrollment figures has become an exercise in confirmation bias, starting with the administration itself. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius noted the "encouraging trends" in yesterday's release, while House Speaker John Boehner opted to highlight its "embarrassing failures."

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Swiss Vote Seen as Challenge to European Integration

Swiss Vote Seen as Challenge to European Integration

By Miguel Villalba Sánchez 11/02/2014 17:40

European officials warned Switzerland on Monday that it would pay a steep price for its vote to limit the flow of workers across its borders, but many also acknowledged that far-right parties were beginning to reshape politics and policy across the Continent.

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