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    HHS nominee Sylvia Burwell entangled in MetLife lawsuit

    Sylvia Mathews Burwell, President Obama's nominee to lead the country's health care overhaul, remains entangled in a lawsuit brought by shareholders of MetLife accusing her of misleading investors as a director of one of the country's biggest insurance companies.

  • President Barack Obama hugs outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius as he stands with Vice President Joe Biden and his nominee to be her replacement, Budget Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Friday, April 11, 2014, in the Rose Garden f the White House in Washington. The moves come just over a week after sign-ups closed for the first year of insurance coverage under the so-called Obamacare law.(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

    HHS nominee Burwell faces tight scrutiny

    Lawmakers dug in Sunday for a proxy war over the new health care law, now that President Obama has selected a well-known manager to replace Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and lead his signature program into a new era.

  • President Barack Obama stands with outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, left, and his nominee to be her replacement, Budget Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, April 11, 2014. The moves come just over a week after sign-ups closed for the first year of insurance coverage under the so-called Obamacare law.(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

    Obama hails Sebelius, pivots to Sylvia Mathews Burwell to clean up troubled Obamacare

    President Obama hailed departing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius as a tireless leader who turned around the troubled rollout of his health care law — one week after he failed to mention her in cheering the millions of enrollees his sweeping overhaul brought in from October to March.

  • FILE - In this Monday, March 4, 2013, file photo, Wal-Mart Foundation President Sylvia Mathews Burwell stands on stage in the East Room of the White House in Washington, as President Barack Obama announced he would nominate Burwell to head the Budget Office. In a sign that the White House is seeking to avoid a nomination fight, an official said Obama was tapping Burwell, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, to replace Kathleen Sebelius, who has resigned as Health and Human Services Secretary. Burwell was unanimously confirmed by the Senate for her current post. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

    New 'face,' but some old problems for 'Obamacare'

    Abruptly on the spot as the new face of "Obamacare," Sylvia Mathews Burwell faces steep challenges, both logistical and political.

  • Budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell, President Barack Obama's nominee to replace Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, smiles in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, April 11, 2014, where the president made the announcment. The moves come just over a week after sign-ups closed for the first year of insurance coverage under the so-called Obamacare law.(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

    Obama taps budget guru, technocrat for health job

    Sylvia Mathews Burwell, nominated to run "Obamacare," would bring a wealth of expertise in economics and government management to one of Washington's toughest jobs, even though she has little direct experience in the health care industry.

  • President Barack Obama drops by Chief of Staff Denis McDonough's meeting with Cabinet Members in the Chief of Staff's West Wing Office at the White House, May 31, 2013. Seated, clockwise from the President, are: Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano; Chief of Staff Denis McDonough; Danielle Gray, Cabinet Secretary; Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack; and Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director Office of Management and Budget. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

    Kathleen Sebelius resigning after botched Obamacare rollout

    President Obama will move this week to shake up his health care team, accepting the resignation of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and tapping his budget director as a troubleshooting replacement.

  • **FILE** President Obama speaks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on April 17, 2013. (Associated Press)

    Federal deficit dips below $1 trillion for first time in Obama's tenure

    Powered by tax increases and deep budget cuts that held spending in check, the federal deficit dropped to $680 billion in fiscal year 2013, according to a Treasury Department report Wednesday that marks the first subtrillion-dollar deficit since President Obama took office.

  • Liberals looking past Burwell’s Wal-Mart link

    President Obama on Monday nominated Wal-Mart's Sylvia Mathews Burwell to head the Office of Management and Budget, a job which places her at the epicenter of the budget wars between the White House and Congress.

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