The Obama Administration changed a "grandfathering" provision that would have allowed most Americans to keep their insurance and, as a result, estimated that 40% to 67% of all members of the individual health insurance market would lose their plans.
Costs for the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program - SNAP, colloquially known as food stamps - have skyrocketed during the Barack Obama presidency.
Internal Revenue Service Inspector General J. Russell George released a report today that found that the agency has not been following its own rules when it comes to employing contractors.
These are the stories of those left behind by Obamacare. They won't see their premiums fall. Instead, their insurance will double in price.
A comprehensive 50-state study has found that insurance premiums will increase under the first year of Obamacare in 45 of 50 states.
The United States has never missed a payment due to a failure to increase the debt ceiling in its modern history. We've come close - multiple times - and the fear has swirled inside the beltway as the X-date that the federal government will be unable to make payments approaches.
As negotiations between Democrats and Republicans stalled over the weekend, Harry Reid and Senate Democrats have decided that they're not really feeling a clean debt ceiling increase any more.
Special weekend sessions for both the House of Representatives and the Senate did not yield fruit on making progress between Democrats and Republicans on reopening the government and raising the debt ceiling.
It's no secret that the United States Postal Service is in trouble. They've officially lost billions of dollars every year since 2007, and 2012 was a record year for operating losses.
Both chambers of Congress will meet today to discuss plans to end the debt ceiling and budget impasse and re-open the government.
At yesterday's Values Voters summit, Ted Cruz promised attendees that he would go to the White House and hold a hard line when President Obama invited Republican leaders. He did not break that promise.
President Reagan dealt with Democrats in Congress using the debt limit to extract budget concessions multiple times.
In an interview that frequently turned contentious, liberal talk show host Jon Stewart interviewed HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on The Daily Show last night.
Each office can have different priorities during a government shutdown. Democratic leadership have largely abandoned their constituents.
Hate speech laws around the world are used to curtail freedoms of groups as diverse as Christian street preachers and famous perfume makers. American respect for free speech—even if it’s offensive— is unique.
The defund-or-delay fight in Congress has been putting John Boehner's leadership to the test.
The debt limit's X-date is approaching - the U.S. will likely hit its statutory limit in mid-October. What will the GOP do?
So the medium-term deficit is actually pretty manageable right now. What next?
The CBO's newest updates project that, in 2021, the federal deficit as a percentage of GDP will be 3.5% and debt as a percentage of GDP will be below 70%.
The Obamacare health insurance exchanges are still supposed to go live next month even though implementation delays have continued to pile up.