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Bill Clinton Gets Hilarious Twitter Avatar for April Fools’ Day

Bill Clinton Gets Hilarious Twitter Avatar for April Fools’ Day

John Moore/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Bill and Hillary Clinton now have his and her Twitter photos.Just after midnight Tuesday morning on April Fools’ Day, former President Bill Clinton tweeted a picture of himself parodying the famous “Text…

Obamacare Open Enrollment Deadline Passes

Obamacare Open Enrollment Deadline Passes

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Monday’s deadline for Americans to sign up for healthcare on the Health Insurance Marketplace passed at midnight, and indications are that the total number of signups surpassed six million.
However, it’s not known how many pe…

Senate Passes Temporary ‘Doc Fix’

Senate Passes Temporary ‘Doc Fix’

FrozenShutter/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Senate passed a bill Monday that will delay a 24 percent cut in reimbursements for doctors who treat Medicare patients for one year.The Senate voted 64-45 to approve a one-year patch for the Sustainable Growt…

Americans for Prosperity Unleashes Another Attack on Mark Pryor

Americans for Prosperity Unleashes Another Attack on Mark Pryor

US Senate(WASHINGTON) — Americans for Prosperity, the conservative group financially backed by the Koch Brothers, is targeting Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., with a new ad highlighting his position on Obamacare, increasing its ad spending in the Arkansas Se…

Chairman of Ways and Means Committee Won’t Seek Re-Election

Chairman of Ways and Means Committee Won’t Seek Re-Election

US House of Representatives(WASHINGTON) — Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich., announced on Monday that he will not seek reelection to the U.S. House of Representatives, giving up his position as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee.Camp has served in t…

Rosie the Riveters Take White House by Storm, Get Hugs from Joe Biden

Rosie the Riveters Take White House by Storm, Get Hugs from Joe Biden

The White House(WASHINGTON) — The original six “Rosie the Riveters” who worked in a shipyard during World War II traveled to Washington on Monday in hopes of fulfilling one of their dreams: getting a hug from Joe Biden.“Oh my gosh, i…

Obamacare Ads Win Millennial Support, But Did They Enroll?

Obamacare Ads Win Millennial Support, But Did They Enroll?

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The Obamacare team has used Hollywood celebrities, star athletes, animals, online games and memes to entice young people to the state and federal healthcare exchanges before Monday’s midnight deadline. They even put the pr…

White House: Making Opening Day a Holiday ‘Not in Our Strike Zone’

White House: Making Opening Day a Holiday ‘Not in Our Strike Zone’

Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Many Americans celebrate their favorite holiday at the beginning of spring — and it isn’t Easter.Opening Day, the kick-off of Major League Baseball’s new season, took place on Monday a…

At 49 Percent Support, Obamacare Hits a High

At 49 Percent Support, Obamacare Hits a High

Pete Souza / The White House(NEW YORK) — Public support for the Affordable Care Act narrowly notched a new high in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, while criticism of Barack Obama’s handling of the law’s rollout — although still …

Obamacare Surge Staggers Computers, Delights White House

Obamacare Surge Staggers Computers, Delights White House

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Obamacare insurance website HealthCare.gov staggered under the crush of last minute applications Monday, but administration officials said enrollments have “surpassed” projections.The first open enrollme…

Obama Backs Incumbent Schatz in Hawaii’s Senate Primary

Obama Backs Incumbent Schatz in Hawaii’s Senate Primary

US Congress(WASHINGTON) — President Obama endorsed Sen. Brian Schatz over his challenger Rep. Colleen Hanabusa in Hawaii’s competitive Democratic Senate primary Monday. ”I have worked with Senator Schatz on the issues that matter to Hawaii….

Biden talks Obamacare, April Fools’ and Wooing Jill on “Rachel Ray Show”

Biden talks Obamacare, April Fools’ and Wooing Jill on “Rachel Ray Show”

Pete Souza / The White House(NEW YORK) — Joining the Rachel Ray Show live from the White House Monday morning, Vice President Joe Biden admitted to Chef Rachael Ray off the bat, “I’m a terrible cook.” The two spent almost no tim…

Obamacare Enrollment Ends How It Began

Obamacare Enrollment Ends How It Began

The White House(WASHINGTON) — The first Obamacare enrollment season is coming to an end much like it began — heavy traffic to HealthCare.gov and many technical glitches.Ahead of a midnight deadline, the federal online insurance marketplace was down f…

Obamacare Enrollment Deadline Will Test High-Profile Sales Pitch

Obamacare Enrollment Deadline Will Test High-Profile Sales Pitch

HealthCare.gov(WASHINGTON) — Monday is (sort of) the deadline for Americans without employer-provided health coverage to sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act — the White House extended it so that anyone who’s begun to sign up by …

Kerry and Lavrov Meet for Four Hours, But Deadlock Remains

Kerry and Lavrov Meet for Four Hours, But Deadlock Remains

State Department photo/Public Domain(PARIS) — After four hours of talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday the two sides agree on “the importance of finding a diplomatic solution” in Ukraine, but app…

Randy Mastro to Christie Report Skeptics: You Can’t Handle the Truth

Randy Mastro to Christie Report Skeptics: You Can’t Handle the Truth

Brendan McDermid-Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Randy Mastro, the man hired by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s office to investigate the George Washington Bridge scandal, pushed back Sunday against skeptics who say the report was an ethically compromi…

Russian Ambassador to US: No Plans to Invade Eastern Ukraine

Russian Ambassador to US: No Plans to Invade Eastern Ukraine

Kathryn Scott Osler/The Denver Post via Getty Images(MOSCOW) — Russia still does not plan to invade Eastern Ukraine, the Russian ambassador to the United States reiterated to ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos during an appearance on This Week Sunday.

US and Russia ‘Closer’ to Resolving Ukraine Crisis

US and Russia ‘Closer’ to Resolving Ukraine Crisis

Evert-Jan Daniels – Pool/Getty Images(MOSCOW) — A day after Russian President Vladimir Putin surprised President Obama with a phone call to discuss a diplomatic solution to the standoff over Ukraine, there are signs that a deal might be on the hori…

Steven Rattner ‘Hated’ Being Called ‘Czar’

Steven Rattner ‘Hated’ Being Called ‘Czar’

Yvonne Hemsey/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — On This Week, Steven Rattner– current Chairman of Willett Advisors LLC and former Obama lead auto adviser and counselor to the Treasury Secretary— talked about the state of the American economy, Oba…

WATCH: VP Biden Delivers This Week’s White House Address

WATCH: VP Biden Delivers This Week’s White House Address

The White House(WASHINGTON) — As President Obama makes his return trip to the U.S. following his travels in Europe and the Middle East, Vice President Biden delivers this week’s White House address, discussing the importance of raising the U.S. federa…

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