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No Break From Politics On Obamacare Deadline Day

Bickering over the Affordable Care Act is now focused on White House estimates that it will beat enrollment projections, and on how many uninsured have gotten coverage.
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Maryland's Troubled Health Exchange Website Becomes Political Lightning Rod

The state is poised to drop its website and replace it with one that's being used in Connecticut.
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A Rising GOP Star In Oklahoma Aims For The U.S. Senate

T.W. Shannon, a 36-year-old conservative who is running to succeed retiring Republican Sen. Tom Coburn, would be the third African-American in the Senate.
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Cause For Hope And Frustration In the Shadow Of ACA Deadline

As the Affordable Care Act's midnight deadline draws near, there has been a surge in last-minute signups. The heavy traffic has caused both glitches in the website and optimism from some forecasters.
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The Saga Of The Civil Rights Act, An Idea Whose Time Came 50 Years Ago

Author Todd Purdum talks about his book documenting the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the legislative maneuvering behind it and the people who steered the bill to passage.
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In The Midst Of A Boom, Dallas Outgrows Some Old Notions

Outdated stereotypes may have some thinking that Dallas is just a town of cowboys, highways and football. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings corrects the record, describing the city's lively arts and culture.
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Election Wrap-Up: Breaking Down D.C.'s Primaries

The District held a critical Democratic primary on Tuesday. Experts join Kojo to examine what the results mean for the future of the city.

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Analysis: Federal Efficiency, Morale Under Microscope

Two separate efforts are looking at the efficiency of the federal government and federal employee morale, as Hawkings Here columnist David Hawkings explores.

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New GM CEO To Face Congressional Panels Over Delayed Recall

General Motors CEO Mary Barra faces a tough week of testimony before congressional committees about defective ignition switches linked to 13 deaths.
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Obamacare Rolls Into N.H. Like A Political Campaign — And Wins

In New Hampshire, where the Affordable Care Act remains unpopular, the state has exceeded expectations for insurance enrollments. Credit goes, in part, to a grass-roots campaign to sign people up.

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