By Susan Crabtree | 11/27/13 03:00 PM
A Health and Human Services (HHS) official said the department plans to immediately offer offline options for small businesses to sign up through an insurer, agent or broker in the nearly three dozen states where the federal government is running the marketplace. The website for small businesses...
By Brian Hughes | 11/27/13 02:30 PM
President Obama pardoned a turkey at the White House on Wednesday in a showcase of one of the commander-in-chief's lighter duties, granting the lucky Popcorn a “full reprieve from cranberry sauce and stuffing.” Noting the “awesome and solemn responsibilities” of his job, Obama joked,...
By Charlie Spiering | 11/27/13 01:53 PM
During the presidential turkey pardon at the White House today, President Obama made a joke that the two turkeys competed for the chance to be "Top Gobbler." "It was quite literally the Hunger Games," he said, chuckling at his own joke.
By Charlie Spiering | 11/27/13 01:40 PM
President Obama's popularity has sunk to its lowest-ever level in a new Quinnipiac poll of Ohio voters, with 61 percent disapproving of his job performance. That's also his lowest score in any state polled by Quinnipiac — in a state Obama won in 2012.
By Brian Hughes | 11/27/13 01:22 PM
Vice President Joe Biden next week during a visit to China will raise U.S. concerns over that country's newly established air defense zone, which American officials ignored this week by sending two B-52 bombers through the disputed airspace.
By Paul Bedard | 11/27/13 10:16 AM
First lady Michelle Obama not only wants Americans to consider signing up for Obamacare during their Thanksgiving get-togethers, she's also offering tips on how to talk about it and wants feedback. In a fundraising note to supporters that also cheered her husband's economic and global warming...
By Associated Press | 11/27/13 08:18 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama summoned congressional leaders for an urgent meeting last month, at the height of a fiscal crisis, Joe Biden wasn't initially mentioned as a participant. The vice president's staff quickly followed up with reporters, in case any had been wondering:...
By Associated Press | 11/27/13 08:04 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — While the Obama administration is making diplomatic progress on some of the Mideast's thorniest security issues, problems are piling up in Asia, a region that President Barack Obama had wanted to play a bigger part in American foreign policy. Despite efforts to forge deeper...
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/27/13 06:20 AM
The Reuters/Ipsos survey released late Tuesday finds 44 percent of Americans support the deal, with 22 percent opposing. The poll also finds a reluctance to use military force against Iran if the deal falls through.
By Paul Bedard | 11/26/13 06:13 PM
Does President Obama have his own LEGO action figure? That’s what was hinted at in a White House pool report Tuesday describing a gift the president was handed after he spoke in Los Angeles at DreamWorks movie studios. Following the public event, President Obama departed DreamWorks studios...
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