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January 30, 2014 In The News

How angry do members of Congress want to appear about the HealthCare.gov bugs?

Thursday's House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing with several executives from the big contractors behind the site gives us a peek.

Or, as Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., so gracefully put it: Welcome to the "monkey court."

January 29, 2014 In The News

By David Morgan and Susan Cornwell

The Obama administration launched its troubled healthcare insurance website after only a minimum of crucial system-wide testing, despite contractors warning officials repeatedly about performance risks, a congressional panel heard on Thursday.

January 29, 2014 In The News

10:34 a.m. ET - Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-California, represents Silicon Valley and says she's surprised that the witnesses don't seem to find the technical issues as problematic as users have.

January 29, 2014 In The News

By John Parkinson

The contractors who helped build the new health care website are not to blame for the problems that countless users have encountered at HealthCare.gov, company representatives told the House Energy and Commerce Committee today.

January 29, 2014 In The News

The Affordable Care Act exchange rollout debacle is rooted in deliberate decisions about coverage and control.

January 29, 2014 In The News

By Robert Pear

Federal officials did not fully test the online health insurance marketplace until two weeks before it opened to the public on Oct. 1, contractors told Congress on Thursday.

While individual components of the system were tested earlier, they said, the government did not conduct “end-to-end-testing” of the system until late September.

January 29, 2014 In The News
 
U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, state Sen.
January 29, 2014 In The News

By Gautham Nagesh

What happens to a voluntary spectrum auction if no company wants to sell its airwaves?

January 29, 2014 In The News

By Gautham Nagesh

Even for an agency like the Federal Communications Commission, which specializes in the complicated and arcane world of telecom policy, next year’s planned spectrum auction is a doozy.

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