March 10th, 2014
09:16 AM ET
8 years ago

National parties test their pitches in Florida's 13th District special election

Clearwater, Florida (CNN) - It's for just one congressional seat for about eight months, but Tuesday's special election in Florida has taken on huge political significance.

National Republicans are framing Tuesday's special election as a referendum on Obamacare. But their message - plus a flood of outside spending by Democrats focused on the issue of Social Security - is drowning out other issues in the race, Republican candidate David Jolly says.


Filed under: 2014 • Florida • House
Boehner tries, eventually enrolls in Obamacare
November 21st, 2013
06:10 PM ET
8 years ago

Boehner tries, eventually enrolls in Obamacare

Washington (CNN) - House Speaker John Boehner sat at his desk in the U.S. Capitol and attempted to enroll in Obamacare on Thursday afternoon, but was unable to log on, and called his experience "pretty frustrating."

Boehner's office sent out an update that, four hours after he tried to enroll, the Speaker received an email from DC Health Link confirming he had been enrolled.

Filed under: John Boehner • Obamacare
November 20th, 2013
08:04 AM ET
8 years ago

Battle for the House in 2014: Obamacare vs. shutdown

Washington (CNN) - In mid-October, political pundits wondered how House Republicans could have put their sizable majority in jeopardy by forcing a government shutdown.

Polls showed Republicans getting most of the blame for the shutdown and Democrats taking a lead in generic match ups against GOP congressional candidates.


Filed under: 2014 • Obamacare