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- Pregnancies decline overall, up among older women
- Pentagon plans to destroy Syrian chemical arms on ship at sea
- Paris Metro issues ‘politeness manual’ to improve passengers’ behavior
- Justin Bieber, crew detained at Australian airport in drug search
- Lee Rigby trial: Muslim who machete-hacked soldier calls it ‘humane’ kill
- GM ending Chevy sales in Europe to focus on Opel and Vauxhall
- Putin’s diplomats to U.S. busted for living high life off $1.5M bilked from Medicaid
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The California health exchange launched a campaign Thursday that urges people to give the "gift of health" this holiday season by pledging money to help them get insured under Obamacare.
Rep. Jeff Duncan is leveling sharp criticism at Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, saying the Nevada Democrat's decision to exempt some of his staff from purchasing health coverage through Obamacare's new insurance exchanges is a symbol of "everything that is wrong with Washington."
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Sen. Marco Rubio is going to bat for Rep. Tom Cotton in Arkansas, where the freshman House member is trying to oust Sen. Mark L. Pryor in one of the most watched races of the the 2014 election season.
Rep. Randy Neugebauer said Thursday that Republicans are intent on finding savings in the farm bill by making sure that people who receive food stamps are entitled to them.
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries said Thursday he is not convinced that the ongoing budget talks will result in the federal workforce paying more for their retirement benefits.
Rep. Mike Rogers said Thursday the HealthCare.gov website should be shut down and properly tested to ensure that Obama consumers are protected from potential security risks from across the globe.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is taking sides in another GOP primary fights, rolling out television ads in support of Rep. Michael Simpson in Idaho, where the veteran lawmaker has been attacked for not being conservative enough and described as a Republican In Name Only.
Support for stricter gun laws appears to be fading as the first anniversary of the Connecticut school shootings in Newtown approaches, according to a new poll unveiled on the same day some of the 911 tapes from the Sandy Hook shootings were released.
Members of Congress will now be allowed to include holiday wishes in their official communications to their constituents, after the panel that rules on such matters decided it would be OK.
Republican lawmakers are throwing cold water on a reports that 29,000 Americans enrolled in health coverage through the federal Obamacare website in the first two days of December, or right after officials announced widespread fixes to HealthCare.gov.
A new survey says less than a third of uninsured adults younger than 30 — a demographic vital to making Obamcare work — say they are likely to enroll in private health insurance through a marketplace tied to President Obama's law.
The third-ranking Democrat in the House said Wednesday that he won't be surpassed if congressional budget negotiators miss another self-imposed mid-December deadline for carving out a spending plan — a possibility that could edge the federal government closer to a government shutdown.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is breaking with fellow congressional leaders on Capitol Hill by giving some members of his staff an exemption from having to purchase health coverage through Obamacare's new insurance exchanges.
Rep. Jim McDermott on Wednesday downplayed a report from a Treasury Department watchdog that warned the government subsides that are supposed to help Americans purchase health care under the Affordable Care Act are vulnerable to fraud.
Rep. Tom Cole said Wednesday that he welcomes President Obama's request that Republicans step forward with alternative health care proposals, pointing out there are more than 200 pieces of health care-related legislation that GOP lawmakers have put forward.
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