(CNN) - Sarah Palin attempted to clarify comments she made about the Pope in an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper, saying on Facebook Thursday that she was not trying to be critical of Pope Francis when she said some of his statements sound "kind of liberal."
(CNN) – Two Secret Service supervisors on President Barack Obama's protective detail are under investigation for alleged misconduct, a federal law enforcement source with knowledge of the internal Secret Service investigation told CNN's John King.
The details were first reported in the Washington Post Wednesday night.FULL STORY
Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-Louisiana, defends Obamacare and her promise that Americans could keep their insurance.
(CNN) – White House Chief Technology Officer Todd Park told House lawmakers on Wednesday that the Obamacare enrollment numbers would be released by the administration "shortly." He was responding to a question during a hearing on the troubled HealthCare.gov site.
(CNN) - As Hawaii and Illinois join the list of states approving same-sex marriage, the United States crosses a big mark on the issue: More than 1 in 3 Americans will live where same-sex marriage is legal.
It's a dramatic shift in a short period of time - one not seen on other social issues.FULL STORY
Washington (CNN) - The wait for Obamacare enrollment numbers is going to be a little bit longer. The Obama administration is expected to release them by the end of this week but has yet to say exactly when.
The administration is lowering expectations, cautioning the numbers "will be lower than we hoped and we anticipated," White House spokesman Jay Carney said on Tuesday.FULL STORY
(CNN) - The White House on Tuesday renewed its state of emergency with Iran - declared in 1979 and renewed periodically since then.
"This is a routine renewal of the policy and is not new or connected in any way to the Geneva discussion," an Obama administration official said, referring to the recent nuclear talks between world powers and Iran in Switzerland. "The previous order did not expire - we must renew it to prevent it from expiring."FULL STORY
(CNN) - It appears fewer than 50,000 people successfully signed up for health coverage through the federally run Obamacare website during the first five weeks of open enrollment, falling well short of expectations for the period, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.
The federal online application process has been marked so far by serious technical problems with HealthCare.gov since its October 1 launch.FULL STORY
(CNN) - Illinois is now poised to become the 15th state to allow same-sex marriage after legislation passed both houses of the state's General Assembly on Tuesday.
The bill now goes to Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, who has said he will sign it.FULL STORY
He said it over and over again.
Like this time:
“So let me begin be saying this to you and to the American people: I know that there are millions of Americans who are content with their health care coverage. They like their plan and, most importantly, they value their relationship with their doctor. …And that means that no matter how we reform health care, we will keep this promise to the American people: If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor, period. If you like you healthcare plan, you’ll be able to keep your health care plan, period. No one will take it away from you, no matter what.” … President Obama at the annual conference of the American Medical Association, June 15, 2009.