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  • Clinton set to raise $45M in gifts both small _ and large

    Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign said Wednesday it has raised $45 million since its launch in mid-April, with the vast majority of its donors having given less than $100. But while Clinton's aides touted their success with such small-dollar...
  • Obama: 'Feeling pretty good' about health care

    Fresh off a Supreme Court victory, President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he's "feeling pretty good" about the state of his health care law and pleaded for bipartisan cooperation on ways to make it work even better. Obama said he wants to refocus the...
  • U.S. spends but makes little headway on renewable energy

    A group of British scientists and economists recently launched a drive for a $150 billion Global Apollo Programme (their spelling) for renewable energy. How novel. Why no one has called for an Apollo-type energy program except for … well, except...
  • Give peas a chance? Not in my guacamole, says Obama

    Give peas a chance? When it comes to guacamole, no way, says President Barack Obama. He dipped into the great guacamole debate Wednesday after The New York Times suggested adding fresh green peas to guacamole. The recipe triggered intense discussion...
  • Overtime pay rule to boost 370,000 workers in Florida

    Overtime pay rule to boost 370,000 workers in Florida
    WASHINGTON About 370,000 Florida employees will get paid more for working overtime next year under new rules proposed this week by President Barack Obama to boost the depleted middle class. The White House on Tuesday released state estimates projecting...
  • Obamacare ruling brings relief to Florida

    Obamacare ruling brings relief to Florida
    — A Supreme Court decision on Thursday upholding subsidies for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act brought relief to more than a million Floridians who depend on them to save thousands of dollars on their policies each year. Florida...
  • Obama urges bipartisanship in Medicaid expansion effort

    President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he'd like to see "some good sense spring forth" as Tennessee lawmakers try to work out their differences and expand Medicaid in a state he touted as having a history of bipartisanship. Obama visited an...
  • Floridians lead charge to block outreach to Cuba

    South Floridians in Congress are leading a legislative attack on President Barack Obama's opening to Cuba, hoping to shut down new flights and ferries and further restrict the way American dollars can be spent on the island. Unable to reverse the...
  • Supreme Court blocks EPA's air pollution rules for power plants

     Supreme Court blocks EPA's air pollution rules for power plants
    The Supreme Court dealt a blow Monday to the Obama administration’s environmental plans, deciding that efforts to sharply limit hazardous power plant emissions must also consider their costs. In a 5-4 decision, the justices said the...
  • Obama brings Rousseff to King memorial to begin Washington visit

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama welcomed Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to the White House on Monday for a delayed visit, then promptly took her out to see the sights. Obama brought Rousseff to the memorial honoring civil rights leader Martin...
  • Supreme Court marriage equality ruling: history in the making

    Supreme Court marriage equality ruling: history in the making
    To the editor: Last week was breathtaking in the sweeping importance of the Supreme Court's decisions, (“‘Equal dignity' under the law,” June 27) and then President Obama's amazing eulogy in Charleston, S.C. What a time to be alive in...