Rubio Won't Be Deterred by Possible Bush White House Run

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_42e2a22ed1.jpgUS Senate (WASHINGTON) -- Should former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush decide before the end of the year that he will seek the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, it won't affect Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's future plans. Rubio, often mentioned as a potential Republican contender for the White House, was mentored by Bush and his association with the popular ex-governor helped propel him to a Senate victory in 2010.

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Obama's Aunt Zeituni Onyango Dead at 61

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_22225f55c4.jpgOfficial White House Photo by Pete Souza (BOSTON) -- President Obama’s aunt, Zeituni Onyango, who lived in the U.S. illegally for years before being granted asylum, has died of unknown causes. Onyango was 61. Attorney Margaret Wong, who worked on Onyango’s immigration case, described her client, who lived in Boston, as "a fine, tall, elegant woman who was very good with computers."

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President Obama Vows Zero Tolerance on Gender Wage Gap

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_bd3aa33f24.jpgThe White House (WASHINGTON) -- With midterm elections on the horizon, President Obama Tuesday took aim at the country’s persistent gender wage gap — an issue Democrats see as key to winning over women voters. Obama signed an executive order that forces federal contractors to allow employees to discuss their pay with each other. He also signed a presidential memorandum requiring contractors to report pay data based on sex and race to the Labor Department.

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Jeb Bush Still Unsure About Running for President in 2016

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_83a6f31451.jpgWilliam Thomas Cain/Getty Images (COLLEGE STATION, Texas) -- Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush announced on Sunday that he’ll make a decision about possibly seeking the 2016 Republican presidential nomination by the end of this year. In remarks at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum on the campus of Texas A&M University to mark the 25th anniversary of his father’s first and only term in the White House, Bush spoke of his possible interest in running for national office by saying it will depend on whether he can avert “the vortex of a mud fight” to present a “hopeful” message.

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Obamacare: What Could Go Wrong Next?

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_fc12cc945f.jpgvaeenma/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- After an unprecedented, last-minute surge, the Affordable Care Act open-enrollment period closed last week, topping out at more than seven million enrollees. But even as the White House celebrated surpassing its enrollment goal, Republican strategists were downplaying its significance. Though Obamacare undoubtedly hit a major milestone on March 31, the path ahead could still be a rocky one.

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