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'Obamacare' is an annoying word according to a new poll. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Poll: Americans Fed Up With The Word ‘Obamacare’

When asked what political word of phrase they would like to eliminate from conversation in 2014, 41 percent of Americans said “Obamacare” needs to go.

12/20/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 10:  Senate Budget Committee Chairman Patty Murray (D-WA) and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) hold a press conference to announce a bipartisan budget deal, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013, at the U.S. Capitol on December 10, 2013 in Washington, DC. The $85 billion agreement would set new spending levels for the next two years and create $63 billion in so-called 'sequester relief.'  (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Congressional Budget Leaders Announce Deal To Keep Gov’t Out of “Crisis-to-Crisis” Mode

Budget leaders in Congress have announced a deal that they say will keep the government from operating in “crisis-to-crisis” mode for the foreseeable future.

12/10/2013

Two U.S. Navy F-5's and an F-4 fighter jet, painted to look like opposition jets, return to base after training exercises on Feb. 20, 2013 in Key West, Fla. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Budget Cuts Force Military Installations To Alter Training Exercises

The skies above Shaw Air Force Base in central South Carolina and the fields across Fort Campbell on the Tennessee-Kentucky line have been a bit quieter in recent months.

11/24/2013

The White House light up with a pink tint in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. (Photo Credit: First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama Twitter@Flotus)

White House Tours Resume After 7 Months

Hoping to snag a glimpse of the inside of the White House, the first dog or even first lady Michelle Obama? Now may be your chance.

11/05/2013

Maj. James Sizemore. (Photo courtesy of James Sizemore)

Pilots Killed in Vietnam War Interred at Arlington National Cemetery

In July 1969, Maj. James Sizemore and his co-pilot Maj. Howard Andre were shot down and killed while flying a nighttime combat mission over Laos.

09/23/2013

File photo of Washington, DC Mayor Vincent Gray (Photo Credit: Alex Wong / Getty Images)

Gray: Sequestration Has Been a Drag on DC’s Growth

In the seven months following the start of sequestration, 7,000 government jobs in the District disappeared, according to Mayor Vincent Gray.

09/08/2013

File photo of the U.S. Capitol building. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Forest Service to States: Return $18M, Blame Sequestration

The U.S. Forest Service is in the business of preventing fires, not starting them. Yet, the agency is demanding that dozens of states return $17.9 million in federal subsidies.

05/03/2013

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Pentagon Cuts Number of Furlough Days

The Pentagon will sharply cut the number of unpaid furlough days civilians will be forced to take over the next several months from 22 to 14, defense officials said Wednesday, reducing the impact of automatic budget cuts on as many as 700,000 workers.

03/27/2013

The National Archives building. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Budget Cuts Force National Archives to Cancel Tours

The National Archives is canceling reservations for late afternoon and evening tours due to automatic federal budget cuts taking effect.

03/15/2013

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Donald Trump Offers to Pay to Reopen White House

“It sounds reasonable to me. Why not?” said Trump during a weekly call on “Fox and Friends,” when asked about footing the bill.

03/11/2013

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