Young Americans are unhappy with virtually every major thing President Barack Obama has done since he was re-elected, but they would still vote for him today, according to the results of a Harvard University survey released on Wednesday.
The website at the center of U.S. President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul has security flaws that put user data at "critical risk" despite recent government assurances it is safe to use, a respected security expert said on Tuesday.
Jim Finkle and Alina Selyukh
, November 19, 2013
Top government technology officials told an acrimonious congressional hearing on Wednesday that they expected the website at the center of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law to be working smoothly by the end of the month as planned.
Susan Cornwell and Roberta Rampton
, November 13, 2013
President Barack Obama plans to name Timothy Massad, a lawyer who earned his spurs at the country's bank bailout program, as the next head of the U.S. swaps regulator, according to a White House official.
Tall and courtly, Tom Foley served 30 years in a U.S. House where partisan confrontation was less rancorous than today and where Democrats dominated for decades. He crowned his long political career by becoming speaker, only to be toppled when Republicans seized control of Congress in 1994.
Alan Fram and Nicholas K. Geranios
, October 18, 2013
It’s not the uncertainty or living in limbo financially and personally that furloughed federal employees say is the hardest part about being a civil servant right now. The tough part is trying not to take it personally.
North Dakota is among states where the economic impact of the federal government shutdown is likely to be hardest, according to a new analysis. WalletHub, a financial information firm, says North Dakota is the 17th most vulnerable state.
President Barack Obama and congressional Republican leaders moved to end their fiscal impasse on Friday, but struggled to strike a deal on the details for a short-term reopening of the federal government and an increase in the U.S. borrowing limit.
Richard Cowan and Thomas Ferraro
, October 11, 2013
Republicans offered a plan to President Barack Obama on Thursday that would postpone a possible U.S. default in a sign the two sides may be moving to end the standoff that has shuttered large parts of the government and thrown America's future creditworthiness into question.
The U.S. government braced on Friday for the possibility of a partial shutdown of operations on October 1 as Congress struggled to pass an emergency spending bill that Republicans want to use to defund the new healthcare reform law.
Rachelle Younglai and Thomas Ferraro
, September 27, 2013
A familiar Washington melodrama - will they or won't they shut down the government - took center stage on Friday when the Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a bill to fund the government, but only if President Barack Obama's landmark healthcare law is ransacked.
Richard Cowan and Thomas Ferraro
, September 20, 2013
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