For millions of Americans trying to log in, the online insurance marketplaces created by the new health care law began with a stalled website, an error message or a menu that didn’t work.
Senate rejects latest House GOP effort to negotiate on government spending.
Campers in national parks are to pull up stakes and leave, some veterans waiting to have disability benefits approved will have to cool their heels even longer, many routine food inspections will be suspended.
The online insurance marketplaces at the heart of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul are showing signs of trouble handling the volume of consumers on the first day of a six-month open enrollment period.
Getting covered under President Barack Obama’s health care law might take you more than one sitting. In a media preview, it felt like a cross between doing your taxes and making an important purchase that requires research.
President Barack Obama’s health care law has survived the Supreme Court, a battle for the White House and budget brinkmanship. Now the ultimate test: the verdict of the American people.
Compromise elusive, Republicans and Democrats engaged in finger-pointing Monday just hours before the first government shutdown in 17 years, driven by an intractable budget dispute over President Barack Obama’s signature health care law.
A government shutdown would have far-reaching consequences for some, but minimal impact on others.
Details about shutdown plans for each agency were expected to be posted on the OMB and individual agency websites by Friday afternoon, according to union officials briefed on the process. Formal furlough notices would be sent on Tuesday.
A potential government shutdown hurtling ever closer, the Democratic-led Senate is ready to approve legislation keeping federal agencies from locking their doors on Tuesday.