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Obama Previously Briefed On HealthCare.gov Issues

Nov. 19, 2013, 7:50 pm EDT – Despite statements claiming he was surprised by issues with HealthCare.gov, the White House reported today that he had been briefed on potential problems. More 

Boehner Says No to Immigration Reform In 2013

Nov. 15, 2013, 8:00 am EDT – House Speaker John Boehner, R-Oh., has ruled out passage of a comprehensive immigration reform bill in 2013. More 

Another Obama Appointee Blocked By Filibuster

Nov. 12, 2013, 7:33 pm EDT – President Barack Obama's choice for a D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals judge was filibustered by the Senate today, sparking new calls for Senate rule changes. More 

Republican Senators Release DC Health Care Exchange Numbers

Nov. 8, 2013, 4:29 pm EDT – Two Republican Senators released data showing only five people in Washington D.C. have registered for health insurance through HealthCare.gov. More 

Obama Plans ‘Tech Surge’ To Fix Health Care Web Woes

Oct. 31, 2013, 7:55 pm EDT – Several tech companies, including Google, Red Hat, and Oracle, are lending their expertise to help get HealthCare.gov up and running. More 

White House Granting Extension on Obamacare Sign-Up

Oct. 28, 2013, 7:27 pm EDT – The White House is granting a six-week extension to Americans to sign up for health insurance without penalties for 2014. More 

George Soros Joins Clinton-Backing Super PAC

Oct. 24, 2013, 5:44 pm EDT – George Soros has joined the national finance council for a super PAC attempting to convince and support Hillary Clinton in a 2016 presidential run. More 

Legal Pot Rules Differ Between Washington, Colorado

Oct. 16, 2013, 9:49 pm EDT – The regulations dictating production, taxation, and consumption of marijuana differ between the two states who legalized marijuana, Colorado and Washington More 

Web Site Lets You “Drunk Dial” Congress

Oct. 10, 2013, 8:09 pm EDT – A progressive leaning mobile-messaging service has created a web site that lets users call a random member of Congress to protest the government shutdown. More 

Yellen Gets Nod For Fed Chair

Oct. 8, 2013, 7:59 pm EDT – Current Fed vice chairwoman Janet Yellen will be formally nominated by Barack Obama for the Fed chair tomorrow. More