Wading into another dispute over the implementation of Obamacare, the Supreme Court announced Tuesday that it will hear challenges to the healthcare law's requirement that for-profit companies provide coverage for birth control and related medical services.
The U.S.Treasury Department will sell its remaining shares of General Motors by the end of the year.
The government still owns more than 31 million shares in GM, which amounts to less than a 2-percent stake. The Government got more than 900 million shares in exchange for a $49.5 billion bailout...
Frustrated by persistent Republican obstruction, Senate Democrats voted Thursday to change the filibuster rules for most presidential nominations. The Senate voted 52 to 48 to approve the new rules, which allow executive branch and most judicial nominations to be confirmed by a simple majority vote. The new rules do not apply to Supreme Court nominees or legislation.
Looking to tamp down widespread anger over problems with the healthcare reform law, President Barack Obama announced a plan Thursday to address the problem of canceled health insurance policies. Obama noted that a number of Americans have received cancellation notices from their insurers because the plans do not meet the requirements under the healthcare reform law.