What we’re watching Tuesday
The House Ways and Means committee holds a hearing on the healthcare.gov website situation beginning at 10 a.m. ET. Marilyn Tavenner, the administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid will testify. We’ll carry it live on the Rundown.
- News that thousands of Americans are having their individual policies cancelled continues to roll in.
President Obama is said to be considering a ban on spying on leaders of allied nations.
The Washington Post reports that Obama did not learn of surveillance of allied leaders until a summer briefing.
Sandy One Year Later
A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for 4-year delay in increases in federal flood insurance.
Residents of Jersey Shore cities and Staten Island plan to light up the coastline with flashlights and candles at sundown.
Subway rides are free today for people in hardest hit sections of Brooklyn and Queens.
- Related: Watch Miles O’Brien explore how New York is preparing for the next big storm.
Police now suspect car crash that killed 5 on Monday in Tiananmen Square was a suicide attack, possibly carried out by Uighurs.