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Former President Bill Clinton speaks at the annual Clinton Global Initiative meeting, Sept. 24, 2013. (credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Clinton: Let People Keep Health Care Coverage As Promised

Former President Bill Clinton gave an interview, where he added to the criticism of the botched rollout of the website to sign up for the health care law known as Obamacare.

11/12/2013

Sen. Richard Blumenthal as Sandy Hook victim Dawn Hochsprung's daughter Erica Lafferty (3rd L) kisses Sandy Hook victim Vicki Soto's sister Carlee Soto (2nd L) following the Senate vote on gun control - Washington, D.C. - April 17, 2013 (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Blumenthal Says Gun Debate Not Dead In Washington

After the failure to pass gun control reform in the U.S. Senate last week, you might think the issue is dead on Capitol Hill. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says you should think again.

04/26/2013

A car vehicle burns after it was set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi late on September 11, 2012. An armed mob protesting over a film they said offended Islam, attacked the US consulate in Benghazi and set fire to the building, killing one American, witnesses and officials said.          AFP PHOTO        (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/GettyImages)

Scathing Report Rocks U.S. State Department In Wake Of Benghazi Attack

People have been fired at the State Department in the wake of a damning report on the lack of security at the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that led to the death of the ambassador and three other Americans.

12/19/2012

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Spending Cuts Remain Major Sticking Point In ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Negotiations

The fact is it won’t be a merry Christmas if there is no deal on the so-called fiscal cliff, because without a compromise tax hikes and across-the-board spending cuts kick in.

12/13/2012

Obama (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images); Boehner (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Slams Obama For Refusing To Cut From Social Security, Medicare To Avoid ‘Fiscal Cliff’

As the so-called “fiscal cliff” gets closer, there is still no agreement on taxes and budget cuts in Washington. No deal means everybody’s taxes will go up in a little less than three weeks.

12/11/2012

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NFL To Set Up Anonymous Bounty Hotline; Sen. Durbin Satisfied

A high-ranking senator is calling off a proposed hearing on bounties in professional sports because he is satisfied with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s response to the issue, including setting up an anonymous hotline.

06/21/2012

Sen. Chuck  Schumer (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images); Sen. John  McCain (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

McCain Takes A Big Swipe At Long Island; Schumer Calls Them Fighting Words

Former Republican presidential candidate John McCain likely won’t be vacationing on Long Island any time soon. Not after what he said Wednesday, and certainly not as a guest of New York Sen. Chuck Schumer.

11/30/2011