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The wrong direction

The wrong direction

President Obama's approval ratings continue to free fall

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Wall St. down on debt deal

Wall St. down on debt deal

  • Oct 17, 2013
  • Source: CNBC
  • by: JeeYeon Park

Stocks dropped at the open Thursday, following recent sharp gains, on the heels of a deal agreement in Washington to reopen the government and raise the debt ceiling in order to avoid a debt default.

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What now?

What now?

At the last GOP conference meeting of the two-week government shutdown, no lawmakers went to the microphones to give their take.

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'Expect delays'

'Expect delays'

Furloughed government workers were told to report to work on Thursday, as President Barack Obama signed into law a bill that funds government and returns federal agencies to normal operations.

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Down the road...

Down the road...

President Obama and his congressional allies succeeded overnight in winning a virtually condition-free increase in the debt ceiling, along with funding to end the partial government shutdown -- but in a deal that left America's debt crisis unaddressed and teed up another battle three months from now.

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Obama's forgotten bipartisan pledge

Obama's forgotten bipartisan pledge

  • Oct 15, 2013
  • Source: Breitbart
  • by: Warner Todd Huston

"While [Obama] talks about bipartisanship, he has done little to act it out."

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How close is the Senate to a deal?

How close is the Senate to a deal?

  • Oct 15, 2013
  • Source: POLITICO
  • by: MANU RAJU and BURGESS EVERETT

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell are finalizing a deal to avert a debt default and reopen the government, capping a frantic day that had Washington bracing for an economic crisis of its own making.

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More surprises await, assuming you can actually get the website to work

More surprises await, assuming you can actually get the website to work

  • Oct 14, 2013
  • Source: CNN Money
  • by: Tami Luhby

Premiums and deductibles may not be the only surprises awaiting Americans shopping for health insurance on the Obamacare exchanges.

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Is the Medical Device Tax on the table?

Is the Medical Device Tax on the table?

Administration officials are showings signs that the President may be warming to a plan to delay the controversial tax

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Supreme Court to review EPA overreach

Supreme Court to review EPA overreach

Supreme Court justices agreed Tuesday to review a challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to regulate greenhouse gases.

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Senate nears deal

Senate nears deal

  • Oct 15, 2013
  • Source: The Hill
  • by: Erik Wasson and Alexander Bolton

An emerging deal to reopen the government and raise the nation's debt ceiling until February gathered political momentum Monday evening after Senate Republicans signaled they would likely support it.

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The NSA wants to know who your 'buddies' are

The NSA wants to know who your 'buddies' are

You know... to catch terrorists

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One and done.

One and done.

Federal officials considered only one firm to design the Obamacare health insurance exchange website that has performed abysmally since its Oct. 1 debut.

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Rates soaring early under the 'Affordable' Care Act

Rates soaring early under the 'Affordable' Care Act

Many Americans shopping for better health insurance deals promised by the two-week-old Obamacare system are instead being slapped with rate shock, including savings-sapping deductibles and co-pays, according to multiple reports from around the country.

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Federal grants help Big Brother move in

Federal grants help Big Brother move in

  • Oct 13, 2013
  • Source: NY Times
  • by: SOMINI SENGUPTA

Federal grants have cities across the U.S. compiling 'reams' of data on citizens

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