HHS Confirmation Hearings: 49,000 Words, Zero on Abortion-Drug Mandate

Two Senate committees held hearings this month on the nomination of Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell to succeed Kathleen Sebelius as secretary of Health and Human Services, the federal agency most responsible for overseeing implementation of Obamacare. In these two hearings, according to transcripts published by CQ Transcriptions, the senators and […]

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Sebelius Resigns as HHS Secretary After Obamacare’s Shaky Start

Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has resigned, nine days after President Obama trumpeted the news that 7.1 million Americans had signed up for Obamacare by the first deadline despite a near-calamitous rollout of the health care law under her leadership. Some White House watchers noted at the time that […]

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HHS Has Spent At Least $44 Million on Obamacare Translation Services

March 24, 2014 In October 2013, ProEnglish launched an investigation into the amount of taxpayer dollars that were being spent on foreign language translation services under the new health care law (commonly referred to as “Obamacare”). ProEnglish submitted a FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) request to HHS (Department of Health and Human Services) seeking all […]

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Obama Proclaims ‘Religious Freedom Day’ While Fighting 91 Religious Liberty Lawsuits

On Wednesday, Pres. Obama declared today “Religious Freedom Day” – even as his administration continues its court fights against those seeking religious liberty. While fighting 91 different lawsuits against his HHS mandate requiring employers to provide coverage for abortifacients and contraceptives, Obama even vowed to “remain committed to promoting religious freedom” in his proclamation: “America […]

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Scientists Discover Exercise Makes You Smarter

Do you need another reason to motivate yourself to exercise more regularly? Researchers at Dana-Farber and Harvard Medical School have honed in on a specific molecule released during endurance exercise that improves cognition and protects the brain against degeneration. Their findings, were published online on October 10, 2013 in the Cell Press journal Cell Metabolism. Researchers have […]

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Obama and Sebelius: Obamacare Didn’t Cancel Your Plans

Obamacare dictates what government-approved health insurance looks like. That’s the whole point of the law. You must buy government-approved health insurance, and the bureaucrats will tell you what it must cover. But President Obama and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius are now denying this. Yesterday, they both came out publicly to tell America […]

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Kathleen Sebelius’s Scare Tactics on Obamacare

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is already claiming that seniors would be adversely affected by House-passed legislation defunding Obamacare. Nothing could be further from the truth. Obamacare is the program inflicting harm on seniors—because, as Nancy Pelosi said, the law “took half a trillion dollars out of Medicare” to fund Obamacare. Defunding the […]

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Obamacare Anti-Conscience HHS Mandate Reaches Supreme Court

Even as the House votes to defund Obamacare, citizens are challenging the Obama Administration to defend a part of the law that has already gone into effect: the anti-conscience mandate. Earlier today, five members of the Hahn family, who run Conestoga Wood Specialties, took their fight against the coercive mandate to the Supreme Court. Conestoga […]

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