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Challenge To Obamacare On Contraceptives Rejected

A federal appeals court on Friday rejected a challenge to Obamacare that would have enabled non-profit religious organizations to avoid government-approved contraception programs.

11/14/2014

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GOP Blocks Key Obama Court Nominee In Senate Vote

Senate Republicans blocked another of President Barack Obama’s picks for one of the nation’s top courts on Tuesday, the latest skirmish in a nominations battle that has intensified partisan tensions in the chamber.

11/12/2013

President Barack Obama speaks following a meeting with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen in the Oval Office of the White House on May 31, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Clashes With Senate Republicans Over DC Appeals Court Nominees

President Barack Obama is simultaneously naming three nominees to the understaffed federal appeals court in Washington, setting up an aggressive push against Senate Republicans who are trying to keep him from naming any more judges to the influential circuit.

06/04/2013

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