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Changing Demographics A Factor In Rhode Island's Gubernatorial Race

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 7:02am

In Rhode Island, the Democratic gubernatorial primaries are disputed by an Italian-American state treasurer, Providence's first Latino mayor and the grandson of former U.S. Sen. Claiborne Pell.

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White House Meeting To Examine Women's Pay

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 5:35am

President Obama is expected to meet on Wednesday with female members of Congress. There are reasons for the president's focus on women that involve both policy and politics.

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Feinstein: CIA Tampered With Senate Panel's Work

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 4:00am

Senator Dianne Feinstein has accused the CIA of interfering with efforts by Congress to oversee the agency. Feinstein said the CIA had removed documents from computers used by her committee's staff.

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Delayed Safety Recall May Haunt General Motors

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 4:00am

Both houses of Congress are set to investigate, and the Justice Department is reportedly looking into why it took GM so long to inform the public. GM may have known about the problem for a decade.

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Bipartisan Plan Reached On Fannie-Freddie Overhaul

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 4:00am

Details will be out this week for a measure to phase out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The plan is to use private insurers to backstop home loans instead of the government-controlled mortgage giants.

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In Closely Watched Congressional Election, GOP Wins In Florida

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 4:00am

The result of Tuesday's special election for a congressional seat in Florida was a big victory for Republicans. Ahead of mid-term elections, David Jolly beat Democratic candidate Alex Sink.

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Feinstein's CIA Outrage Splits Senate

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 6:41pm

The Senate was a chamber divided in reaction to Democrat Sen. Dianne Feinstein's diatribe against the CIA for allegedly hacking into Senate computers.

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Health Care Enrollments Up, But Still Well Short Of Goal

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 4:19pm

The administration says 940,000 people signed up in February for a total enrollment of 4.2 million. The White House is hoping for 6 million by the end of this month.

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Delayed Safety Recall May Haunt GM As It Continues Its Makeover

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 4:06pm

General Motors is recalling 1.6 million vehicles because of faulty ignition switches linked to 13 deaths. It now faces a congressional inquiry into why it took nearly 10 years to warn the public.

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To Sell Health Care To Young People, Obama Steps 'Between Two Ferns'

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 3:00pm

President Obama's pitch for his health care law has brought him to an awkward place: "Between Two Ferns." In a bid to up the enrollment of young people, Obama visited Zach Galifianakis' Internet show.

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Christie Aides Refuse To Comply With Subpoenas

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 3:00pm

Two key aides to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are now trying to convince a judge not to force them to testify. They are citing their fifth amendment rights in order to avoid complying with subpoenas.

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On Senate Floor, Rift Opens Between Lawmakers And CIA

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 3:00pm

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, head of the Senate Intelligence Committee, accused the CIA of interfering with her committee's efforts to oversee the agency. Feinstein made her comments in a speech Tuesday.

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Outside Groups Lay Millions On Florida Special Election

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 3:00pm

The campaign for a congressional seat in St. Petersburg, Fla., will have seen some $10 million in spending by candidates and outside groups. Where did all of this money go?

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March Marks A Crucible For Obamacare As Deadline Nears

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 3:00pm

Facing a deadline, the Obama administration is desperate to boost enrollment in health care exchanges. Still millions from their goal, they're stepping up outreach and forgetting politics — for now.

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CIA Tampered With Senate Panel's Work, Feinstein Says

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 12:52pm

Sen. Dianne Feinstein says some of the CIA's actions could be illegal or unconstitutional, accusing the agency of interfering with the oversight committee she chairs.

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Obama Goes Between The Ferns To Talk With Zach Galifianakis

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 8:30am

Hoping to boost young people's enrollment in health care, President Obama appears on the web-based show Between Two Ferns, where he submitted to questions from the comedian.

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Obama Goes Between The Ferns To Talk With Zach Galifianikis

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 8:30am

Hoping to boost young people's enrollment in health care, President Obama appears on the web-based show Between Two Ferns, where he submitted to questions from Zach Galifianikis.

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Florida Election Tests Midterm Messaging

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 6:36am

A closely contested House special election Tuesday is being viewed by the national parties and big money interests as an early barometer reading on Obamacare.

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Maryland Transportation Bill Held Up Over War Reparations

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 5:34am

State officials on Monday told a state House panel that if the legislation involving Holocaust reparations passes, it could jeopardize federal funding for a planned light rail project in the state.

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Fla. Lawmakers Turn Deaf Ear Toward Stand Your Ground Protesters

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 4:00am

This legislative session in Florida, one of the Republican authors of the "stand your ground" law is teaming with a Democratic leader on a bill to make some significant changes to the law.

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