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Budget debacle will not slow Obamacare rollout

Airline schedules, food inspections, IRS taxpayer assistance and deployments of Navy ships could all be hampered by the government's automatic spending cuts. But President Barack...

Hagel claims budget cuts puts Pentagon missions in peril

New Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Friday that budget uncertainty, including $46 billion in new defense cuts, jeopardizes the Pentagon's ability to effectively...

With automatic cuts now in place, time to face next crisis

Severe spending cuts now the law of the land, President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans refused Saturday to concede any culpability for failing to...

The last ditch summit on budget problems: A futile effort?

  A fiscal deadline all but blown, President Barack Obama says he once again wants to seek a big fiscal deal that would raise taxes...

Obama to Supremes: Overturn gay marriage ban

The Obama administration wants the Supreme Court to overturn California's gay marriage ban, outlining a broad legal argument that could ultimately be applied to...

Congress sents Obama a renewal of Violence Against Women act

The House on Thursday passed and sent to President Barack Obama a far-reaching extension of the Violence Against Women Act. The vote came after...

The Disunited States of America: Abandon hope all who enter here

The monumental failures who occupy both the White House and Congress came up with sequestration as a "doomsday" scenario so onerous that it would...

Democrats, Republicans will stage meaningless budget votes

Across-the-board spending cuts all but certain, Republicans and Democrats in the Senate are staging a politically charged showdown designed to avoid public blame for...

With sequestration certain, government shutdown is next crisis

With big, automatic budget cuts about to kick in, House Republicans are turning to mapping strategy for the next showdown just a month away,...

Christie will work to expand Medicaid coverage in New Jersey

Gov. Chris Christie announced Tuesday that he would expand Medicaid health insurance coverage to more low-income New Jersey adults as part of President Barack...