The House voted Wednesday to authorize a lawsuit against President Obama, claiming that he has overstepped the limits of his executive authority.
A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday dealt a significant blow to the Affordable Care Act, when it threw out an IRS regulation that governs subsidies.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who has spent months fending off critics of the Affordable Care Act rollout, is touting the more than 2 million people who have signed up for coverage despite the troubled HealthCare.gov website.
President Obama on Tuesday said the troubled HealthCare.gov website “is working well for the vast majority of users” and his Affordable Care Act “is working and will work into the future.”
Juneau’s United Way navigator Crystal Bourland enrolled one person for a health insurance plan on Tuesday.
In addition to his apology, the president pledged to help those who have complained that the new law is forcing them to sign up for a more expensive plan.
Senate Democrats might introduce a measure to raise the debt ceiling, even as the debate over a spending bill to restart the federal government drags on.
Speaker of the House John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, stepped out of the White House yesterday after a 90-minute meeting with President Obama and reported no progress.