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  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    Saving Obamacare, Supreme Court upholds a key part of the landmark health care overhaul The Supreme Court sent a clear message Thursday that President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is here to stay, rejecting a major challenge that would have...
  • Contours of Obama's legacy form with help of unlikely allies

    Long past the prime of his presidency, Barack Obama is defying the lame-duck label and solidifying the contours of his legacy with the help of unlikely allies in Congress and the Supreme Court. Led by Chief Justice John Roberts, the high court...
  • Other legal challenges to health overhaul remain

    If you thought the legal fight over the health care overhaul was finally over, think again. At least four issues related to the Affordable Care Act still are being sorted out in the courts, although none seems to pose the same threat to the law as the...
  • Conservatives attack, rescue Obamacare

    What a deal. The Supreme Court's Obamacare decision reminds me of a demand that an aide to the late Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley is said to have given to reporters: Don't write what the mayor says, write what he means. Conservatives hoped that the...
  • Time for Obama to deliver with fast track: Their Take

    Time for Obama to deliver with fast track: Their Take
    Fast track's promise By agreeing to put new trade agreements on a fast track, Congress accomplished something far greater than critics of the legislation acknowledge. Since the last fast-track law expired in 2007, the Obama administration hasn't been...
  • 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...
  • Long odds ahead now for Obama on his troubled trade agenda

    The White House and Republican leaders in Congress face long odds in trying to revive trade legislation after a telling defeat engineered by President Barack Obama's fellow Democrats. Obama's ambitious trade agenda is in serious doubt, as is his quest...
  • Ramesh Ponnuru: Obamacare will survive Supreme Court challenge

    A key portion of President Barack Obama's health care policy could fall at the U.S. Supreme Court this week. Just when Republicans are close to achieving one of their top goals, however, the party is in disarray. As a result, I'd bet that Obamacare is...
  • Jindal's bid for White House begins with many doubters

    WASHINGTON Meet Bobby Jindal, self-styled hero of the Christian right. The Louisiana governor, who announced Wednesday he's running for president, was once seen as a rising national star with deep, nuanced thoughts about health care, education and budget...
  • Senate grants Obama big win with fast track trade authority

     Senate grants Obama big win with fast track trade authority
    In a triumph of divided government, the Republican-controlled Congress passed major trade legislation Wednesday that was long-sought by President Barack Obama but vehemently opposed by most lawmakers in his party. The measure to strengthen Obama's...
  • Railroad regulator vows to enforce Dec. 31 safety deadline

    The nation's top railroad regulator said Wednesday she will enforce a Dec. 31 deadline for commuter and freight railroads to install safety technology that experts say could have prevented a deadly Amtrak derailment last month. Sarah Feinberg, acting...