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  • Burwell Approved as U.S. Health Chief With Obamacare Goal

    Sylvia Mathews Burwell was confirmed today by the U.S. Senate as the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, replacing Kathleen Sebelius and signaling a new stage for Obamacare.

  • Castro Move to HUD Sets Up Possible VP Selection in 2016

    Julian Castro is getting a seat in President Barack Obama’s cabinet. Democrats are getting much more, including a potential 2016 candidate for vice president.

  • Obama Health Nominee Backed by U.S. Senate Committee

    Sylvia Mathews Burwell, President Barack Obama’s choice for U.S. health secretary, gained the overwhelming backing of a key committee, sending her nomination to the U.S. Senate for a confirmation vote.

  • Obama to Select San Antonio Mayor for HUD Top Job in Reshuffle

    San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro will be nominated to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development, part of an administration reshuffling that would bring a Democratic up-and-comer to President Barack Obama’s cabinet, according to three people familiar with the decision.

  • HHS Nominee Burwell Praised at U.S. Senate Hearing

    Sylvia Mathews Burwell, poised to become President Barack Obama’s new U.S. health secretary, met little opposition and much praise at the final hearing before the Senate votes on her confirmation.

  • Obama Bids Health Secretary Goodbye as He Names Successor

    President Barack Obama thanked Kathleen Sebelius for helping pass the 2010 health-care law and named Sylvia Mathews Burwell his new health secretary, calling her “a proven manager” who knows how “to deliver results.”

  • Burwell Hearings to Showcase Opposition to Obamacare

    President Barack Obama’s choice as the next health secretary, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, will hear lots of criticism of the president’s health-care overhaul tomorrow at her first confirmation hearing.

  • Obama Jokes About His Ctrl-Alt-Delete 2013

    It was a Ctrl-Alt-Delete 2013 for the White House, President Barack Obama joked last night at a gala in Washington, one of several cracks he took at the flawed rollout of the health-care law that stands as his proudest domestic accomplishment.

  • Obama Banks on Sebelius Leaving to Take Heat Off Party

    The departure of Kathleen Sebelius from President Barack Obama’s cabinet removes a focal point for criticism over Obamacare’s troubled rollout, right at a moment when the White House can blunt attacks with enrollment numbers that exceeded targets.

  • Burwell HHS Hearings Give Republicans Obamacare Opening

    Republican lawmakers said hearings on Sylvia Mathews Burwell’s nomination as U.S. Health and Human Services secretary provide a fresh opening to raise questions about President Barack Obama’s health-care law.

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