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** FILE ** Tea party supporter William Temple of Brunswick, Ga., on protests against the health care law outside the Supreme Court. Opponents vow to make the law an issue in this fall's presidential and congressional elections. (Associated Press)

Hobby Lobby sues over birth control mandate

Hobby Lobby has joined dozens of groups suing the Obama administration over its embattled contraception mandate, becoming the largest business yet to legally challenge part of the requirement that employers provide their workers with birth control coverage.

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks Sept. 6, 2012, with reporters after making a stop at the "New Hampshire Veterans and Military Families for Mitt" event in Concord, N.H. (Associated Press)

Obama ad hits Romney on tax plan, tax returns

The Obama campaign debuted an ad Wednesday that attacks Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on his refusal to release past tax returns and accuses the GOP nominee of providing too few details on his tax plan.

President Obama joins former President Bill Clinton after Clinton addressed the Democratic National Convention at the Time Warner Arena in Charlotte, N.C., on Sept. 5, 2012. (Andrew Geraci/The Washington Times)

Clinton breaks 9/11 anniversary truce

The Obama campaign is deploying former Bill Clinton in the critical swing state of Florida Tuesday night for an overtly political event that breaks the unofficial 9/11 anniversary truce between the presidential campaigns.

**FILE** President Obama speaks June 28, 2012, at the White House in Washington. (Associated Press)

Health insurance costs growing slower

Americans' wages are still failing to keep pace with the rising cost of their health insurance, but employer-sponsored coverage costs grew more slowly this year, according to a survey released Tuesday by the Kaiser Family Foundation.