9:00 am || Hosts arrival ceremony for State Visit of French President Francois Hollande; South Lawn 10:00 am || Begins meetings with Hollande Noon || Joint press conference with Hollande; East Room 2:00 pm || Meets with Defense Secretary Hagel 3:30 pm || Meets with senior advisors 6:55 pm || State Dinner in honor of Hollande; South Lawn All times Eastern Live stream press conference
This one is huge. And nakedly, egregiously political. Companies with 50 to 99 employees will not be forced to offer health insurance to their full time workers until the beginning of 2016, the Treasury Department announced this afternoon, ensuring that businesses will not be struggling to meet the onerous new requirement during the 2014 election. Larger employers also get a break. They now only have
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This kind of stuff is just starting. You are not just going to pay for Obamacare with your taxes. Given that insurers are forced to limit service providers in order to stay in business, you may be paying for it with your life. Don’t know what they teach at the Suriname National College of Medicine? Well, you may soon be finding out. CBS News presents
ABC White House reporter Jonathan Karl trotted over to the State Department the other day to ask spokeswoman Jen Psaki whether U.S. ambassadors need have any qualifications other than the ability to make money and give it to President Obama. Sure, all presidents send their donors to exotic locations at taxpayer expense to represent the United States, allowing them to bide their time at the
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9:45 am || Receives the President Daily Briefing 12:30 pm || Lunch with Biden 2:50 pm || Departs White House 4:30 pm || Tours Monticello with French President Francois Hollande; Charlottesville, Virginia 5:15 pm || Delivers remarks; Monticello 7:20 pm || Arrives White House All times Eastern Live stream of Carney briefing at 1:30 pm