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President Obama is bringing a former top aide with deep ties to Congress back to the White House to help get his health care overhaul back on track after a bungled rollout.
In 2009, a House Republican amendment to the Affordable Care act would have codified into law that Americans who liked their plan could keep it, but the amendment was killed in committee by Democrats, National Review Online reports.
A top Republican lawmaker said Thursday that a federal website tied to Obamacare "should have been the easy part" and that is it time for contractors and officials to admit what they knew ahead of time about the glitches that are spoiling the rollout of President Obama's key legacy item.
The House approved a bill Thursday that requires those seeking subsidies through the new health care law to prove their income.
A pair of Democrats on Capitol Hill are joining President Obama's call to put real political muscle into the fight to address climate change and vowed to form a bipartisan task force — but they haven't found any Republican takers yet.
Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig and union head Michael Weiner smiled and exchanged handshakes while others in the room dug into knishes and pigs in a blanket.
A campaign video filmed inside the White House starring President Obama and a meeting organized for party donors there will be the subject of congressional hearings in the near future, the House of Representative's top investigator said.