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    Obama poll numbers not great, but hold steady

    President Barack Obama's poll numbers are nothing to brag about, but there's little evidence he has suffered so far this year a "Katrina moment" that caused his predecessor's numbers to plummet.

    A new CNN/ORC International survey indicates that public...

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CNN poll: Is Obamacare working?

Affordable Care Act website, health care website

More than half the public says the Affordable care Act has helped either their families or others across the country, although less than one in five Americans say they have personally benefited from the health care law, according to a new national poll.


Outsider beats insider in Ga. GOP primary runoff

Rep. Jack Kingston vs. David Perdue

Businessman David Perdue won Tuesday's Republican Senate primary runoff in Georgia, narrowly edging out Rep. Jack Kingston.


White House revises contraception opt out

Battle over birth control

The Obama administration announced revisions to the Obamacare contraception mandate so that nonprofit religious organizations can opt out of signing a release form to avoid covering birth control and workers for those nonprofits are able to obtain separate contraception coverage without a copay.


Lead foot: Palin gets speeding ticket

Sarah Palin

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin was ticketed last week in her hometown of Wasilla, where she once served as mayor, for going 10-19 mph over the speed limit.


Justice Dept. suspends most poll-watching

Vote, election file

For the first time in decades, voters in Georgia are going to the polls Tuesday without the chance of having Justice Department observers inside their polling places.


Split decisions on ACA: The impact on 4.7M Americans

Affordable Care Act website

Two opposing court rulings issued Tuesday sowed confusion about whether 4.7 million Americans can keep their health care subsidies.


Obama criticized for fundraising during tumult

President Obama in Tennessee

Republicans and some political pundits have taken sharp aim at President Barack Obama for maintaining his fundraising schedule amid a period of global unrest.


Appeals courts differ on health care

It was a tale of two rulings -- the best of times and the worst of times for Obamacare in the federal appeals courts.


Rights Group accuses U.S. of abuses in terror cases

Department of Justice

The Justice Department targeted American Muslims in "abusive counterterrorism sting operations" as part of aggressive terror investigations, an international human rights group alleges.


Hillary Clinton would consider backing bid to limit money in politics

Hillary Clinton

When Hillary Clinton ran for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008, she raised and spent more than $250 million to eventually lose to Barack Obama, according to the Federal Election Commission.

That was then.

On Monday, Clinton -- who is now w...


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