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Debate Over Repealing Health Care Law Is Over, Obama Says

Six months after a disastrous rollout, more than 7 million people had signed up for health insurance on the federal and state exchanges when the deadline passed on Monday.
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In Arkansas, Voters May Get Chance To Raise Minimum Wage

Arkansas has some of the lowest wages in the country. It's also home to one of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats, raising the stakes for a possible ballot measure to increase the minimum wage.
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Tractors Roll Into Annapolis To Protest Wind Farm Bill

The Maryland statehouse in Annapolis was paid a visit by two tractors, whose drivers stood opposed to a pending bill that would stall a wind-farm project.
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Analysis: Maryland And Virginia Duke It Out Over FBI Headquarters

In the fight over who gets the FBI headquarters, who will triumph: Maryland or Virginia?
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After Setbacks, Florida Governor Courts Latino Support

In his re-election bid, Florida GOP Gov. Rick Scott can point to a rallying economy and a big war chest. But his campaign has recently run into trouble with an important group of voters — Hispanics.
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Beyond The Fog Of Spin And Doubt: What Has ACA Achieved?

The Affordable Care Act has made it possible for millions of Americans to obtain health insurance — but how successful has the law been in reforming the health care system?
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GM Ignition Switch Controversy Comes To Capitol Hill

General Motors CEO Mary T. Barra testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday, speaking before a House panel that is investigating how the company handled problems with its vehicles' ignition switch.
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American-Made, Haven-Kept? Congress Looks At Caterpillar's Tax Returns

Caterpillar executives are on Capitol Hill answering questions about the company's tax returns. Caterpillar is accused of shifting money abroad to avoid billions in taxes.
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Chicago Mayor Could Face Tough Re-Election Challenge

Will Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a former top aide to President Obama, find himself facing a challenge from another politician who was once close to Obama?
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Conservative Media Watchdog: Univision, Telemundo Favor Liberals

The Media Research Center says its survey shows that news stories on the nation's Spanish-language television networks are dominated by partisans on the left — and conservatives should be concerned.

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