| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:06 PM
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....
| Aug 12, 2013
| 2:28 PM
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...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:45 PM
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...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:50 PM
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...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 6:38 PM
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...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 7:48 PM
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....
| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:54 PM
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...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 1:37 PM
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,...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:23 PM
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...
| Mar 10, 2013
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...