March 2014 Headlines

'Is This a Joke?' Obamacare Delays Rankle GOP

To counteract last-minute technical glitches, the Obamacare enrollment deadline has been delayed again - a move that didn't sit well with Republicans.

Obamacare Falling Out of Favor with Public?

More than 6 million Americans have signed up for health insurance through Obamacare, President Barack Obama announced Thursday.

For Obamacare Enrollment, Devil's in the Details

Thanks to a provision in the health care law many millennials won't be worrying about health insurance for a long time.

IRS: Producing Tea Party Docs Could Take Years

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen told a House panel Wednesday it will "take years" to produce evidence that the agency targeted Tea Party.

Court Debates Obamacare, Deadline Extended Again

A federal appeals court appears to be leaning against the president's healthcare reform law.

Contraception Mandate Trampling Religious Freedom?

The U.S. Supreme Court will take up the most prominent case yet pitting some Americans' religious rights against Obamacare's edicts Tuesday.

Are Democrats Jumping Ship on Obamacare?

The Affordable Care Act law may be known as Obamacare but for Democrats seeking re-election it's becoming more like "Obamascare."

Justice Dept. Refuses Special Prosecutor in IRS Flap

The Department of Justice is refusing to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the IRS Tea Party targeting scandal.

Obama Administration Closes Syrian Embassy

The Obama administration has shut down the Syrian Embassy in Washington and ordered all non-U.S. personnel to leave the country.

Cruz: Obama Admin. Most Hostile to Faith Freedom

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, says the Obama administration is more hostile to religious freedom than any other administration in the nation's history.

GOP 'American Dream' Ad Targets Hispanics, Women

The RNC is beginning a new ad campaign, called "Create Your American Dream," to reach out to different minorities, including Hispanics and women.

House Lawmakers Butt Heads on Contraception Mandate

House members presented opposing arguments on whether the Christian company Hobby Lobby should be forced to provide coverage for birth control.

Florida Election Victory a Referendum on Obamacare?

A special election victory Tuesday has Republicans celebrating a winning strategy: The result is a warning sign to Democrats: Obamacare is a top issue for voters.

House Reports Evidence of Lerner's IRS Corruption

Former IRS official Lois Lerner created "roadblocks for Tea Party organizations" seeking non-profit status, according to a House committee.

Senator Takes CIA to Task over Snooping Charges

Sen. Dianne Feinstein accused the CIA of an illegal search of a congressional computer, removing documents, and searching a network at a CIA facility in Virginia.

A New Generation: Cuban Vote Up for Grabs?

For years, the GOP has relied on the Cuban vote in Florida. But the younger generation doesn't appear to share the same party loyalty as their Cuban-born parents.

Senators Pull All Night Talker on Climate Change

Senate Democrats staged an all-night talk-a-thon on climate change for nearly 15 hours Monday night.

Conservatives Blast President, Congress at CPAC

Big names gathered at this year's CPAC to blast Congress and the president on how they've run the country. They also offered some of their own solutions.

Rand Paul Wins Presidential Straw Poll at CPAC

Sen. Rand Paul came out on top, beating more than a dozen potential Republican candidates in the presidential straw poll at the CPAC conference.

House Ok's Bill Blocking Obama Climate Change Plan

The Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted to blocked President Barack Obama's plan to limit carbon pollution from new power plants.

Lawmakers: CIA Spied on Senate Committee

The Central Intelligence Agency is denying claims that some of its agents spied on high level lawmakers.

Unqualified Diplomats Picked as Political Favors?

Members of the American Foreign Service Association are meeting to discuss concerns about some of President Barack Obama's ambassadorial nominees.

Lerner Pleads the Fifth on IRS Targeting Scandal

Lois Lerner declined to answer questions from a House panel seeking to get to the bottom the agency's targeting of the Tea Party and other conservative groups.

New Obamacare Delay Announced Ahead of Midterms

The Hill reports the White House will allow insurers to keep offering health care plans that don't meet the law's requirements.

Budget Plan: Take from Wealthy, Give to Poor

President Barack Obama's $3.9 trillion budget plan aims to cut tax breaks for the wealthy while extending tax credits for the working poor.