Obama Tries To Salvage ‘Keep Your Plan’ Promise; The 10 Senate Dems To ‘Thank’ For Dropped Policies; More Dems Who Are Scrambling To Save Their Careers; Businesses Go Part Time; Personal Info Shared With Multiple U.S. Agencies; Boehner Holds Up Amnesty Bill – Thursday Morning News Roundup 11-14-2013

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Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.

  • President Barack Obama will lay out an administrative solution to address the problem of people getting cancellation notices from their health insurance providers, a senior Democratic source familiar with the plan tells CNN‘s Chief Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash. Obama will deliver remarks at 11:35 a.m. ET in the White House Press Briefing Room, the White House announced Thursday morning. Source: CNN

 

  • Breitbart News has compiled a list of the Top 10 Senate Democrats who should follow Obama’s lead and apologize to the American public. These particular lawmakers either went all-in on the false claim for partisan reasons or were in a position to know that millions of Americans would not be able to keep their health insurance. Source: Breitbart…

 

  • Meanwhile, The Hill has a story on the handful of Democrats in both legislative chambers who are “scrambling to find ways to stand apart from the White House on Obamacare as the rollout of the high-profile law continues to struggle — and threatens their re-elections.” Of course, several of them also appear in the Breitbart list above. Source: The Hill…

 

  • About 30 percent of small franchises and 12 percent of other small businesses say they are cutting work hours — or swapping full-time for part-time workers — because of Obamacare, according to a Public Opinion Strategies poll sponsored by business groups.  The moves are part of a bid to control healthcare expenses, and they are a sign of how the Affordable Care Act, which was designed to greatly expand the number of Americans who have health insurance, could be having some unintended consequences in the job market. Source: The Christian Science Monitor…

 

  • U.S. agencies collected and shared the personal information of thousands of Americans in an attempt to root out untrustworthy Federal workers who ended up scrutinizing people who had no direct ties to the U.S. government and simply had purchased certain books. Source: McClatchy…

 

  • House Speaker John A. Boehner on Wednesday flatly ruled out even entering into negotiations with the Senate on that chamber’s immigration bill, signaling that the issue is dead for this year — and setting up major hurdles for any action before the midterm elections. Source: The Washington Times…

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