We will discuss the ongoing efforts to stabilize health care exchanges and the impact on budget and tax negotiations as well as the deadly attack in West Africa that killed 4 U.S. troops and the wider concerns about how families of fallen soldiers are comforted.
The president was frustrated. Lawmakers were not passing what he wanted. They were “obstructionists,” he complained. So he took out his pen, signed his name to an order and took action on his own. “We’re taking a little different route than we had hoped because getting Congress — they forgot what their pledges were,” he said.
New regulations released Friday significantly broaden the types of companies and organizations that can request an exemption from that rule. This could lead to many American women who currently receive no-cost contraception having to pay out of pocket for their medication.