President Barack Obama

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Former Army Sergeant, Seattle Native To Receive Medal Of Honor

President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor to former Army Sergeant Kyle J. White, who put his own life at risk in an hours-long effort to save fellow service members during a 2007 ambush in Afghanistan.

CBS Seattle–04/15/2014

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Oregon’s $160M Obamacare Website Won’t Launch Before March Deadline

Officials with Oregon’s troubled health insurance exchange said the full online Cover Oregon portal will not be open to the public before the end of March, when nearly all Americans are required to have insurance under the federal health care law.

03/14/2014

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Oregon’s Obamacare Exchange To Pay Main Tech Contractor Another $44M Despite Website Still Not Working

Oregon’s troubled health insurance exchange said Monday it will pay its main technology contractor much of the money it’s been withholding in payments, in exchange for Oracle’s promise to continue working with the state during a transition period.

03/04/2014

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Governor Inslee Focused On Education, Opportunity

After meeting with President Barack Obama on Friday, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said he is even more focused on increasing opportunities for working Americans.

CBS Seattle–02/21/2014

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GOP Rep Calling For Federal Investigation Into Oregon’s Obamacare Website For Failing To Sign Up Single Person

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden and three congressional colleagues — all fellow Republicans— are requesting a federal investigation of Oregon’s troubled health insurance exchange.

02/13/2014

President Barack Obama speaks about the National Security Agency (NSA) and intelligence agencies surveillance techniques at the US Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., on  Jan. 17, 2014. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Sister Of Detained American In North Korea: We Implore Obama To Take Immediate Action

The sister of an American missionary detained for more than a year in North Korea echoed her brother’s apology to the nation for crimes he committed and his plea to the U.S. government to ramp up efforts to secure his release.

01/21/2014

This Dec. 2, 2013 photo shows a woman reading the HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace internet site in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Oregon Mother: I Can’t Afford Obamacare For Myself, 1-Year-Old Son

One Oregon mother says that she is unable to afford health insurance for her and her 18-month-old son because it’s too expensive.

CBS Seattle–01/02/2014

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Ore. Obamacare Exchange Official Resigns For ‘Personal Reasons’ As State Insurance Enrollment Website Still Doesn’t Work

A senior state manager who oversaw most of the development of Oregon’s struggling health insurance exchange resigned Thursday as developers continue trying to find some way get the online enrollment system to work.

12/20/2013

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Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?

Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.

12/13/2013

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Oregon Company Designing Small Nuke Power Modules

The U.S. Department of Energy said Thursday that it has awarded an Oregon company a grant to help it design and obtain federal approval for a kind of nuclear power plant – small modular units that can be built in a factory and shipped to installation sites.

12/12/2013

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