Congress poised to end where it started

NEW: President Barack Obama signed the deadline extension early Friday morning Senate could vote on spending bill Friday, but have until Saturday before next deadline Congress narrowly averted another shutdown Thursday night, 14 months after the last one What’s new is that now Democrats don’t need their President Washington (CNN) — This Congress is going out just the way it […]

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Final Obamacare Deadline Is April 15

Anyone who began an application for a health care plan on the law’s exchanges prior to Monday but didn’t complete it has an extra 15 days to enroll. Some Americans ran into maintenance issues while trying to enroll before the March 31 deadline The last day for people to complete their enrollment in health care plans under the Affordable Care […]

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Administration Extends Another Obamacare Deadline

Consumers can keep substandard health insurance plans for an extra two years The Obama administration announced Wednesday it would allow consumers to keep health insurance plans that don’t meet the standards of the new health care reform law for an extra two years, the latest of many delays and extensions that have hobbled the rollout of the politically divisive law. […]

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Obamacare Deadline Extended to March 31

The Obama Administration said Monday it will extend the deadline for applying for Obamacare coverage to March 31, 2014, six weeks after the original cut off date. The extension allows for the avoidance of tax penalties associated with not signing up for health coverage before the deadline.The original deadline was in mid-February, so that coverage would be in place by […]

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Shutdown: Obama and Republicans Trade Blame as Deadline Is Crossed

Federal agencies were ordered to beginning shutting down late Monday evening amid finger-pointing between Democrats and Republicans as to who was responsible for the United States’ first government stoppage in 17 years. “Unfortunately, we do not have a clear indication that Congress will act in time for the President to sign a Continuing Resolution before the end of the day […]

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