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  • Jay Carney: No word yet on schedule for 'beer summit' with Obamacare tech workers

    President Obama promised healthcare.gov tech workers that he would have them over to the White House for a beer to thank them for the work they did to fix the error-prone Obamacare website. White House press secretary Jay Carney was asked about the event by White House reporter April Ryan....

  • Chris Christie: Republicans don't get anywhere complaining about the mainstream media

    Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., turned down the opportunity to bash the mainstream media on Friday, when interviewed by Fox News host Megyn Kelly. Kelly pointed out, during a part of the interview aired on Friday, that there was an unprecedented volume of negative media coverage surrounding the...

  • New DNC email warns of Senate 'Majority Leader' Mitch McConnell

    A new Democratic National Committee fundraising email tries to scare supporters into a last minute donation for Democrats to keep the Senate, by floating the idea of Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., becoming the Senate majority leader.

  • Video montage: Team Obama's bizarre efforts to make Obamacare cool

    In the past few weeks, the Obama administration has launched an all-out media bliz to promote Obamacare, but on the last day to get covered, they are still having trouble promoting the unpopular health care program. Celebrate "Deadline Day" by watching President Obama, Michelle Obama, Joe...

  • Obamacare website down on final day of enrollment

    Americans who went to healthcare.gov this morning were met with a familiar error screen -- if they tried to get enrolled in Obamacare on the last day to sign up -- March 31. "The system isn't available at the moment," the message reads. "We're currently performing maintenance. Please try again...

  • 'Saturday Night Live' mocks Obama's attempt to make Obamacare go viral on the Internet

    NBC's "Saturday Night Live" mocked President Obama's incessant push for Obamacare in a skit mocking the White House for trying to get the unpopular health care program to go "totally viral" on the Internet. "Buzzfeed is going to eat this up," a social media expert says, after putting Obama in...

  • Soundbites of the week: What about Joe Biden?

    Not in my state "I don't believe that legalizing an illegal drug for purposes of governmental profit is something that we should be doing. I believe that this is a gateway drug into other more serious drugs. I think it sends a wrong message to our kids and I don't think it makes anybody a...

  • Valerie Jarrett: I'm a really good nag for Obamacare

    President Obama's senior adviser Valerie Jarrett continues her celebrity-laced campaign to promote Obamacare, appearing on "Top That!" on PopSugar.com. During the interview, Jarrett said that mothers are great for promoting Obamacare because they're really good at nagging. "What do moms do?"...

  • The gift from Pope Francis that might not comfort Obama in the Oval Office

    During President Obama's visit to the Vatican on Wednesday, Pope Francis gave him a bound copy of his letter, Evangelii Gaudium, which was released in 2013. “I actually will probably read this in the Oval Office when I’m deeply frustrated,” Obama said after receiving the gift. “I’m...

  • Ted Cruz's dynamic new 'Yes We Can' video will make you ready for 2014

    Sen. Ted Cruz has released a dynamic new video featuring highlights of the senator's biggest moments. Cruz encourages Republicans to stand for the rights enshrined in the Constitution, and to stand on principle. "We can either choose to keep our head down, and not rock the boat, to not stand...

  • New 'God Made A Trial Lawyer' video mocks Bruce Braley

    America Rising doesn't want anyone to forget that Iowa Senate candidate Rep. Bruce Braley mocked home-state GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley for being a farmer.

  • Chris Christie: They love me in Iowa

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie disagreed with critics who suggest that the bridge-closing controversy in his administration has affected his ability to run for president.

  • VIDEO: The hypocritical history of California state Sen. Leland Yee on gun control

    California state Sen. Leland Yee, a Democrat, has been charged with conspiring to traffic firearms as well as soliciting campaign contributions in exchange for political favors and setting up a deal with international arms dealers. That shocked Californians, who knew Lee as a staunch advocate...

  • Chris Christie: Marijuana is a 'gateway drug' that I will never legalize in New Jersey

    Christie said that he understood the argument for more revenue, but said that it was wasn't an "even exchange."

  • Chris Christie: Bridge scandal won't affect 2016 decision

    During his "Ask the Governor" program on New Jersey radio station 101.5 FM, Gov. Chris Christie explained that there wasn't anything changing his mind about his ability to serve as president of the United States.



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