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House Roll Call: Allows sale of more health plans

11/15/2013 12:25pm
The 261-157 roll call Friday by which the House passed letting insurance companies sell individual coverage to all comers, even if it falls short of standards set in "Obamacare".

Rubio seeks to reconnect with the right

11/15/2013 1:48pm
Stung by conservative backlash earlier this year, Marco Rubio has spent months seemingly trying to convince skeptical fellow Republicans that he's more than just the Florida senator who championed comprehensive immigration reform.

Ethics Committee won't investigate Roskam, Owens

11/15/2013 2:04pm
The House Ethics Committee won't pursue investigations of two lawmakers for trips they took to Taiwan.

Health care dispute could delay Iran sanctions

11/15/2013 2:29pm
Under pressure from President Barack Obama, the Democratic-controlled Senate could delay a likely vote on a new round of tough sanctions on Iran.

US quietly offers bounties for Benghazi attackers

11/15/2013 3:56pm
The State Department said Friday that it has been quietly offering rewards since January of up to $10 million for information leading to the arrest or conviction of any person involved in last year's attack on a US diplomatic compound in Libya. The announcement ends weeks of Obama administration silence on questions about whether it was using all available means to catch the attackers.

Defying veto threat, House OKs health law change

11/15/2013 10:58pm
Brushing aside a White House veto threat, the Republican-controlled House voted by a healthy bipartisan majority Friday to weaken a core component of "Obamacare" and permit the sale of individual health coverage that falls short of requirements in the law.