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Obama on healthcare sign-up glitches: 'It's going to get fixed'

President<p>Obamaon Monday pitched his healthcare overhaul as a good “product” that is simply having problems at the check-out line. He urged Americans to call an 800 number or shop in person while his team works out kinks in the federal insurance marketplace's online sign-up.<p>"Nobody's madder than me …

Senate Takes Next Step Toward Shutdown Showdown

After a dramatic 21-plus hours in which Republican Sen. Ted Cruz stood to express his opposition to President Obama's health care programs, the Senate early Wednesday afternoon voted 100-0 to move ahead and take up legislation that would avert a government shutdown next Tuesday.<p>As expected, the …

NSA reform bill to trim back US surveillance unveiled in Congress

Four senators at the vanguard of bipartisan efforts to rein in US government spying programs announced the most comprehensive package of surveillance reforms so far presented on Capitol Hill on Wednesday.<p>The draft bill represented the first sign that key Republican and Democratic figures in the …

Top economic advisor Gene Sperling to leave Obama administration

WASHINGTON -- Gene Sperling, a feisty defender of President Obama's economic policies, is leaving the White House after more than four years as a top advisor, officials said Friday.<p>He will be replaced as director of the president's National Economic Council by Jeffrey Zients, formerly the acting …

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With Syria on Hold, Senate Settles for Energy Debate

Pro­ponents of an en­ergy-ef­fi­ciency bill may want to thank Rus­sia for their meas­ure fi­nally get­ting its long-awaited day in the …

Warren slams Congress on banks, touts Glass-Steagall

<b>(AP/Cliff Owen)</b><p>Five years since the financial crisis hit, the Massachusetts senator assails Congress members on “too-big-to-fail”<p>Natasha Lennard<p>September 12, 2013 3:25pm (UTC)<p>Elizabeth Warren took the opportunity of the five-year-anniversary of the financial crisis striking to assail her fellow …

Congressman Floats Defunding Part of the Executive Branch

{{ BIZOBJ (video: 4437) }}<p>No one in Con­gress gives a floor speech like Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas. He’s <i>the</i> Must-Watch con­gress­man, as an early …

Obama Announces New Gun Control Steps

Vice President Joe Biden, the administration's point man on gun control, will unveil the new measures on Thursday.<p>The White House announced Thursday two gun control executive actions: One to close a loophole that exists related to background checks and another to bar the reimportation of U.S. …