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Four real world cases on use of Obamacare

Four real world cases on use of Obamacare

More than 7 million people have signed up for private health insurance under the system introduced last year for those who were uninsured or had policies considered substandard. What happened…

President claims optimism over improved China ties

President claims optimism over improved China ties

Putting a bright face on the future of U.S. ties to China, President Barack Obama announced Monday that the two countries would start granting visas to each other’s citizens valid…

So much for cooperation: Obama, GOP tangle

So much for cooperation: Obama, GOP tangle

Disagreement wasn’t supposed to be on the menu at the White House luncheon designed to bring together President Barack Obama and Republicans who will soon control the next Congress. Instead…

Obama taps Washington outsider as attorney general

Obama taps Washington outsider as attorney general

President Barack Obama has chosen federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch to be the next attorney general, sending a Washington outsider as a high-profile confirmation test amid a power shift in the…

The big question: Can Obama, GOP work together?

The big question: Can Obama, GOP work together?

It’s Washington’s billion-dollar question: whether President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans can really make nice and forestall ever-greater dysfunction in a new era of divided government. The first clues will…

Obama strikes defiant tone, says he is optimistic

Obama strikes defiant tone, says he is optimistic

For anyone expecting postelection contrition at the White House or vows to change course after a disastrous election for Democrats, President Barack Obama had one message Wednesday: Think again. A…

Republican wins could help Obama’s trade pact

Republican wins could help Obama’s trade pact

Big Republican gains on Election Day would be a blow to much of President Barack Obama’s agenda, but one stymied item on his to-do list might get a fresh chance…

Obama campaigning in Maine in governor’s race

Obama campaigning in Maine in governor’s race

President Barack Obama is heading to Maine to rally votes for the Democratic candidate for governor, the latest in a burst of campaign appearances Obama is making before next week’s…

Ebola focus tops Obama’s schedule

Ebola focus tops Obama’s schedule

Rarely one to leave anything to chance, President Barack Obama is playing it by ear this week as his administration’s response to the Ebola scare continues to evolve. After waking…

Wartime Obama overshadows his economic efforts

Wartime Obama overshadows his economic efforts

President Barack Obama’s escalating military campaign in Iraq and Syria has drowned out the economic pitch he hoped would help salvage a midterm election that has been favoring Republicans. But…