Politics Kathleen Sebelius


  • Sebelius faces Senate again on Obamacare

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports what HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is doing to reassure the Senate that Obamacare will be fixed.

  • Another day on the hot seat for Sebelius

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports Kathleen Sebelius faces another day answering questions about Healthcare.gov and the likelihood she will resign.

  • Haley Barbour: Fiscal crisis serious

    Haley Barbour, BGR Group founder, says fights over Obamacare have been over tactics and strategy, and not over policy. Barbour says the president has to lead, Congress can't lead.

  • Obamacare: Tech problem must be solved

    History will judge the administration by what's in operation by March 15, 2014, says Michael Leavitt, Leavitt Partners founder. If these tech glitches are not fixed, the president's legacy program will be seriously imperiled.

  • Who's responsible for fixing Obamacare?

    Former Health and Human Services secretary and former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson, says Secretary Sebelius has to go back and start over will the rollout of Healthcare.gov.

  • Cigna CEO: 'We need to engage individuals'

    David Cordani, Cigna, president & CEO, says the health care system needs to evolve and improve affordability and quality for all.

  • President Obama speaks in Boston to bolster support for Obamacare.

    As administration officials scrambled to fix technical glitches, Obama blamed private insurers for a separate problem that has critics questioning his honesty.

  • Sebelius on the offensive

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs breaks down today's testimony on Healthcare.gov by Kathleen Sebelius.

  • Sebelius on the defense: Coombs

    Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services secretary, testified today on Capitol Hill admitting she is responsible for Healthcare.gov not working properly. CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports the latest details from the hearing.

  • Healthcare.gov: Was testing done?

    Congressman Mike Rogers, (R-MI) asks Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services secretary, if any end to end security tests have been conducted since Healthcare.gov went live?

  • Rep. Lee Terry: Is enrollment data available?

    Rep. Lee Terry, (R-NE) asks Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services secretary, if she has any data on how many people have tried to enroll but were not able to.

  • GOP 'on the wrong side of history': Rep. Engel

    Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., asks Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius if Republican tactics have affected her ability to implement Obamacare.

  • Obamacare: How do we move forward?

    Congressman Ralph Hall, (R-TX) asks Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services secretary, how large employers are supposed to cover their employees?

  • Is the privacy of the American people protected?

    Rep Joe Barton, (R-TX) questions Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services secretary about the security of Healthcare.gov. "We're not in Kansas anymore," Barton says.

  • Sebelius: 'Hold me accountable'

    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius tells a congressional panel that she is ultimately responsible for problems with the Obamacare website.

  • Sebelius: Access to Healthcare.gov 'miserably frustrating experience'

    "I apologize, I'm accountable to you for fixing these problems," says Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services secretary, testifying before a House hearing on tech glitches associated with signing up for Obamacare.

  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner testifies before the House Ways and Means Committee.

    "I want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should," Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner tells Congress about the Obamacare website.

  • President Barack Obama

    Even if the website gets fixed by the end of November, as the White House promises, potentially bigger problems lie ahead.

  • White House 'terrified' of Obamacare delay: Pro

    Ben White, CNBC contributor, says the launch of the new health care initiative is in jeopardy, as technical glitches continue to plague the website.

  • Senior vice president of CGI Federal Cheryl Campbell (L) talks to group executive vice president for Optum/QSSI Andrew Slavitt prior to a hearing on implementation of the Affordable Care Act before the House Energy and Commerce Committee October 24, 2013.

    The main contractors responsible for the Healthcare.gov site say the administration shares responsibility for snags that crippled the system.