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Dueling ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's health care law is snarled in another big legal battle, with two federal appeals courts issuing contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other Tuesday. But the split rulings don't necessarily mean another trip to the Supreme Court for the Affordable Care Act. ...

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Obama to go it alone on immigration

Limited in his powers to ease deportations and under pressure to crack down on a tide of Central American children entering the U.S. without their parents, Obama has only so many options to tackle an immigration conundrum complicated by a midterm election that could cost him Democratic control of the Senate. ...

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Boehner says he’s ‘all in’ to remain as Speaker

Days after House Republicans overhauled much of their leadership team, House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that he's "all in" to remain as speaker in the new Congress that will meet next year. The Ohio Republican's remarks came after months of questions about whether he would continue holding the House's No. 1 job after the current Congress ends in January 2015. ...

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Pressure mounts for higher federal minimum wage

Labor organizers and their allies are stepping up pressure on Congress to pass legislation raising the minimum wage ...

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Clinton still considering future plans

Hillary Rodham Clinton says she is “very much concerned'' about the direction of the U.S ...

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AG favors voting rights for ex-felons

If America is ever to end the revolving door of prison recidivism, it needs to ease the re-entry of former offenders back into society by allowing them to vote, Attorney General Eric Holder believes. ...

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Obama, top companies to help long-term unemployed

Even though Blacks make up roughly 13 percent of the population in the United States, they account for 23 percent of Americans unemployed for more than six months. ...

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About That Car – 2014 Nissan Note SV

The Nissan Versa Note SV was one of those capable vehicles that seem to have slipped under the radar. ...

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2014 Kia Soul

Sitting outside the entrance to the Graves 601 Hotel here, the 2014 Kia looked the same as the old model – almost. ...

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Black farmers finally collect in $1.2 billion discrimination case

For decades, Black farmers fought the United States Department of Agriculture over racial discrimination. ...

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