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  • Liberal groups to counter anti-Obama healthcare efforts in August

    Liberal groups to counter anti-Obama healthcare efforts in August
    With tea party Republicans threatening to shut down the government in an effort to roll back President Obama's healthcare law, several progressive groups are teaming up in a new effort to convince skeptical voters of the benefits of the new law....
  • Environmentalists give Rep. Wittman Climate Change Denier 'award'

    Environmentalists give Rep. Wittman Climate Change Denier 'award'
    Environmentalists are giving Virginia Congressman Rob Wittman a trophy, albeit a dubious one: the Congressional Climate Change Deniers Award. Christine Llewellyn, director of the Williamsburg Climate Action Network, says it’s in the shape of a...
  • Obama calls on his supporters to join 'Team Obamacare'

    Obama calls on his supporters to join 'Team Obamacare'
    Could the activists of the 2012 presidential campaign come to Obamacare’s rescue? With the website for the nation’s new healthcare program mired in structural problems that could take weeks — if not months — to fix, President...
  • Obama says he's got one more campaign in him: the fight for Obamacare

    Obama says he's got one more campaign in him: the fight for Obamacare
    WASHINGTON – President Obama put a new shine on his Obamacare pitch Monday night and asked his most loyal supporters to help him sell it to the American people. Obama urged Organizing for Action volunteers to help him spread "far and wide" the...
  • Obama to lawmakers: time to 'refocus,' ignore 'phony debates'

    Obama to lawmakers: time to 'refocus,' ignore 'phony debates'
    WASHINGTON – President Obama said he’ll launch an effort this week to “refocus” the attention of lawmakers on the concerns of middle class families, dismissing what he called “phony distractions” that have left his...
  • Next phase of the Obamacare battle: dueling personal stories

    Next phase of the Obamacare battle: dueling personal stories
    When the White House and its allies sought to regain control of the healthcare debate as Obamacare rolled into effect Wednesday, the face of that effort was not President Obama, but Mary-Therese — a Floridian who said she was diagnosed with breast...
  • Obama, admitting problems, asks backers to rally for healthcare law

    Obama, admitting problems, asks backers to rally for healthcare law
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama told supporters to tune out the “noise” and the “setbacks” to his floundering healthcare law on Monday as he tried to motivate his network of activists to join a campaign to boost enrollment....
  • IRS proposes new curbs on campaigning by tax-exempt groups

    IRS proposes new curbs on campaigning by tax-exempt groups
    WASHINGTON — In a long-anticipated move to restrict the flood of secret money in campaigns, the IRS for the first time proposed rules to rein in the political activities of tax-exempt groups that have emerged as heavyweight players in American...
  • Gun reform groups unite in L.A. to remember Sandy Hook tragedy

    Social activists and religious groups will gather Saturday in Los Angeles to remember the 26 students and teachers killed during the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and to call on Congress to act on new gun-control laws. The three-hour event,...
  • Celebrities assist White House in final Obamacare push

    Celebrities assist White House in final Obamacare push
    With hours before the deadline to sign up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act, the White House pulled out all the stops – fueling its final drive with celebrity tweets, an appearance by Vice President Joe Biden on the Rachael Ray show, and...
  • McManus: Following Rove's muddy path

    McManus: Following Rove's muddy path
    President Obama owes Karl Rove a thank-you note. During last year's election campaign, Rove and other Republicans showed how federal tax law could be stretched to turn a political committee into a "social welfare" organization. These nonprofit...