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Wiretap: Sebelius drops the mic

The nation's Health Secretary is the fall person for the disastrous Obamacare rollout -- but not before the exchanges hit their goal. So what's her legacy, exactly?

Littwin: Obamacare rollout 2.0

  We have finally reached the day of reckoning for Obamacare. Yes, the day comes a little late. In fact, it comes about about a...

Is Cory Gardner trying to be the new Ted Cruz?

He's the young star of the Colorado Republican Party, I know, but here's a tip for Rep. Gardner: You can't be Tea Party darling Ted Cruz right now and also be the governor of or a U.S. senator from Colorado some day.

Sebelius announces Colorado community health grants totaling $3 million

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced grants her agency would be awarding around the nation to expand community health centers. Colorado centers won $2,955,833.

Colorado nets $22 million in federal health care grants

Today Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced $21,928,181 in grants awarded to community health centers in Colorado. The grants were funded by the Affordable Care Act.

Sebelius highlights progress made under Affordable Care Act

U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius in Miami today said the health care reform law, signed two years ago this week, has led to tremendous strides in women's access to health care.

Coloradans starting to see benefit of Health Care Reform

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced today that the Affordable Care Act provided approximately 973,000 Colorado residents with at least one new free preventive service in 2011 through their private health insurance plans.

Obama taken to the woodshed over Plan B decision

Women’s health advocates all over the country were stunned yesterday when Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius reversed an FDA request to expand access to over-the-counter emergency contraception for teenagers under the age of 17. In press releases denouncing the decision, a common theme has emerged: President Obama has followed in the footsteps of his predecessor, George W. Bush, on the heated issue of emergency contraception.

Reproductive rights groups petitioning for elimination of birth control co-pays

Reproductive justice groups all over the country — including in Miami — are petitioning the feds to eliminate co-pays for birth control through the Affordable Care Act.

DeGette lauds ruling lifting ban on stem-cell-research funding

Colorado U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, a leading advocate for women's health and head of the Pro-Choice Congressional Caucus, celebrated on Friday a ruling lifting the ban on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research.
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