News

Obama: More than 4M have signed up for healthcare

Obama: More than 4M have signed up for healthcare

HEALTHCARE: More than 4 million have signed up for Obamacare. Photo: Associated Press

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that some 4 million people had signed up for health insurance through exchanges provided by his signature healthcare law known as Obamacare.

Obama made the comments to cheers from supporters during an appearance at a “national organizing summit” put together by the political organization Organizing for Action that was formed out of his 2012 campaign apparatus.

He urged supporters to keep reaching out to people to get them signed up for health insurance coverage.

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Peter Cooney)

Recent Headlines

3 hours ago in National

Clinton did not comply with federal email policy, watchdog finds

15-overlay-13

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while U.S. secretary of state broke government rules and was not approved by State Department security officials, according to an internal government watchdog's report released on Wednesday.

9 hours ago in Lifestyle, National

Record number of Millennials are living with their parents

23-overlay-9

Living at home with parents is now the most common arrangement for people age 18-34.

9 hours ago in National, World

Obama to Asians worried about U.S. election: It’s going to be OK

16-overlay-8

U.S. President Barack Obama sought on Wednesday to ease growing Asian worries about the raucous election campaign to succeed him which has been dominated by the incendiary rhetoric of mogul Donald Trump, now the Republican Party's nominee.

9 hours ago in Sports

Super Bowls awarded

goodell16145779127383

The NFL has awarded the 2019 through 2021 Super Bowls to three cities that have significant financial investments in new stadiums or recently upgraded an existing one.

10 hours ago in National

U.S. security union wants more screeners to ease airport delays

airportREUTERS

The union for transportation security officers urged Congress to pay for 6,000 more full-time workers who conduct screenings to alleviate long lines at U.S. airports, a problem that caused a shakeup in the U.S. Transportation Security Administration's management.