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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi insists that Democrats are not fleeing Obamacare, despite the rollout's subpar showing and regardless of the 39 lawmakers who crossed party lines last week to vote with Republicans to overturn a key complaint about the new law — that it shuttered existing policies.
Several of the people who have announced their candidacy for mayor of the District are more worthy of vooters' attention that others. But first, I'd like to shout out to our current mayor, Vincent C. Gray, who is being a bit coy about his decision to run for a second term.
Despite what the hysterical media will tell you, those distant blasts you heard last week rolling from New York City to Richmond were not cannon fire from the ongoing civil war within the Republican Party. They were the first shots fired in the civil war that is about to break wide open within the Democratic Party.
After offering an apology for the failed rollout of his signature health care reform law, President Obama in recent days has "pivoted" yet again — this time into full-blown campaign mode.
President Obama on Friday night continued throwing his entire second-term agenda against the wall to see what sticks, challenging Republicans to join him and support more federal spending, pass immigration reform and tackle other challenges.
Several times during his presidency, President Obama has tried to "pivot" back to the economy and away from the topical stories-of-the-day — from the IRS to Benghazi to spying — that often have sidetracked this White House in his second term.