November 8th, 2013
01:05 PM ET
8 years ago

All in the (political) family

Washington (CNN) - The 2014 elections will continue what has become a staple in American politics: the survival of powerful political families.

Bush. Carter. Nunn. Udall. Cheney. These are familiar names from a previous generation - but also for a new one.

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Filed under: 2014
House Dem accuses Issa of selectively leaking Obamacare documents
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland, says Rep. Darrell Issa, R-California, "misunderstood or mischaracterized" information he released about HealthCare.gov.
November 8th, 2013
12:45 PM ET
8 years ago

House Dem accuses Issa of selectively leaking Obamacare documents

Updated 4:01 p.m. ET, 11/8/2013

Washington (CNN) - The top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee accused the panel's chairman, Representative Darrell Issas R-California, of selectively leaking documents related to testing done on HealthCare.gov, the troubled Obamacare website.

Rep. Elijah Cummings D-Maryland, made the allegation Friday amid a battle over Issa's request for testimony from the Obama administration's top technology officer, Todd Park, at a hearing scheduled for next week. Issa has hinted he may subpoena Park to compel his testimony.
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Filed under: Darrell Issa • Elijah Cummings • Health care • Obamacare
Issa issues new IRS subpoena
November 8th, 2013
12:03 PM ET
8 years ago

Issa issues new IRS subpoena

Updated 3:07 p.m. 11/8/2013

Washington (CNN) - House Republicans are returning the spotlight to another Obama administration controversy with the executive branch currently mired in the botched online rollout of HealthCare.gov and broken promises over Obamacare.

House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa, R-California, is again pressing the IRS over its scrutiny of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status. He issued another subpoena late Thursday to the Treasury Department, according to two spokespeople for the committee.
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Filed under: Darrell Issa • IRS
Obama, possible Republican candidates to speak at same event
November 8th, 2013
11:02 AM ET
8 years ago

Obama, possible Republican candidates to speak at same event

Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama and two Republicans who may be running to succeed him in 2016 will be speaking at the same Washington event later this month.

The President along with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Rep. Paul Ryan, the Republican chairman of the House Budget Committee, will speak at the annual meeting of the Wall Street Journal CEO Council, organizers announced.
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Filed under: Chris Christie • Paul Ryan • President Obama
What shutdown? Jobs growth strong in October
November 8th, 2013
09:07 AM ET
8 years ago

What shutdown? Jobs growth strong in October

New York (CNNMoney) - What shutdown? Job growth unexpectedly surged in October, even as the federal government closed its doors for 16 days.

The U.S. economy added 204,000 jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That was well above economists' expectations. There was more good news about hiring during the late summer. Revisions showed an extra 60,000 jobs were created in August and September.

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Filed under: CNNMoney.com • Government Shutdown • unemployment
Christie almost makes 'announcement' in sitcom cameo
November 8th, 2013
08:44 AM ET
8 years ago

Christie almost makes 'announcement' in sitcom cameo

(CNN) - Two days after winning re-election as Governor of New Jersey, Republican Chris Christie appeared briefly on the new NBC sitcom, "The Michael J. Fox Show."

Christie played himself and made light of the speculation surrounding his potential presidential bid in the act, which the governor said was taped a few months ago.
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Filed under: 2016 • Chris Christie
November 8th, 2013
07:20 AM ET
8 years ago

Obamacare sign-up concerns congressional staff

Washington (CNN) - In the U.S. Capitol basement, an auditorium full of congressional staff grapples with the consequences of how their bosses upstairs wrote the Affordable Care Act.

Starting Monday, they will have to choose a health care plan.

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Filed under: Congress • Health care • Obamacare
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