A new Field Poll finds that California voters increasingly disapprove of President Barack Obama’s job performance while fewer than half support his handling of health care.
Military jets patrolling over a fundraising appearance by President Barack Obama in Los Angeles were scrambled after an aircraft entered restricted airspace.
President Barack Obama is urging donors to buck up and making a thread-the-needle appeal for bipartisanship with Republicans even as he calls for replacing the House GOP majority and holding his Democratic edge in the Senate.
The 52-year-old former basketball player who has visited Kim Jong Un in North Korea was selected as the top pick in the magazine’s third-annual list.
In voting 5-0, Covered California board members said allowing the older polices to continue would undermine the new insurance marketplaces.
California’s health insurance exchange is set to provide the first detailed information about the roughly 60,000 people who have signed up for coverage since open enrollment under the federal health care reforms began Oct. 1.
Fears that insurance exchanges that are the linchpin of President Barack Obama’s federal health care overhaul wouldn’t attract the young, healthy people needed to make them financially viable are being heightened by the early results of signups in several states.
Imagine how social security was first administered. Now imagine how the Affordable Care Act could look in 75 years.
If passed by more than 50 percent of voters, Measure A would increase Stockton’s sales tax to 9 percent. Measure B would tell city leaders to spend 65 percent of that new revenue on law enforcement, and 35 percent on getting out of bankruptcy.
One came more than a week ago, when both Democrats and Republicans say the seeds of the solution were planted – a serious proposal from Republican House Speaker John Boehner – but they took nearly a week more to bear fruit.
The Obama administration’s internal projections called for strong enrollment in the states in the first year of new health insurance markets, according to unpublished estimates obtained by The Associated Press. Whether those expectations will bear out is unclear.
New numbers out on Tuesday show there have been nearly 1 million visitors to its website, nearly 60,000 phone calls, and more than 16,000 applications processed.