President Obama defended his health-care law Wednesday in Boston while also recalibrating unequivocal statements from the past. Although his speech was a public-relations effort, it could have broader implications for the effectiveness of Obamacare.
At a congressional hearing Thursday, Republicans implied that the Obamacare website violates a federal privacy law – a characterization that prompted one Democrat to say, 'I will not yield to this monkey court!'
On Oct. 21, President Obama acknowledged the technical problems with the Obamacare website. Although he talked about the importance of fixing it, he also emphasized that Americans have other ways of signing up for insurance. Here are seven options you may want to know about.
The House may vote to raise the debt limit as soon as this weekend, but that doesn’t guarantee reciprocal action in the Senate. Meanwhile, the government shutdown is putting a damper on already-weak economic growth.
Janet Yellen is to be nominated as the next Federal Reserve chairman Wednesday afternoon. The nomination amplifies questions about when and how the central bank will pare back its massive efforts to stimulate economic growth.
The US Treasury has warned that as early as Oct. 17 it will no longer be able to cover all the government's rising financial obligations. Here’s your guide to the debt limit deadline and its implications.