White House Not Ready to Celebrate Health Care Law Enrollment Success

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_26be364b76.jpgABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Was President Obama premature in getting excited about the Affordable Care Act signing up 7.1 million Americans? White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer admits it was a celebratory moment, especially after things looked bleak following the disastrous rollout last October. However, Pfeiffer told CBS' Face the Nation that the administration is not doing a "victory lap," given that the real test of how well the law works won't be known for months or even years.

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Sen. Claire McCaskill: 'Moment of Truth' for General Motors

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_f4d29bcdfb.jpgmccaskill.senate.gov (WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Claire McCaskill, speaking Sunday on This Week, did not rule out the possibility of jail time for General Motors employees who may have perpetrated a cover-up at the company involving a defective ignition switch. "I know Justice Department is taking a hard look," McCaskill, chair of the Senate committee charged with overseeing the alleged malfeasance, told ABC's Jon Karl.

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Obamacare Enrollment Deadline Will Test High-Profile Sales Pitch

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-03_7484282bc9.jpgHealthCare.gov (WASHINGTON) -- Monday is (sort of) the deadline for Americans without employer-provided health coverage to sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act -- the White House extended it so that anyone who’s begun to sign up by Monday can still complete the process by April 7. The final enrollment numbers will be an important test for a law intended to expand access for the uninsured. It’ll also be a test for the White House’s sales pitch, one that’s involved celebrities, YouTube videos, and paid media.

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Kerry and Lavrov Meet for Four Hours, But Deadlock Remains

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-03_1d89a71ec4.jpgState Department photo/Public Domain (PARIS) -- After four hours of talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday the two sides agree on "the importance of finding a diplomatic solution" in Ukraine, but apparently not much else. Kerry said the U.S. is working with Russia to de-escalate the crisis and called on Russia to pull back the military forces it has amassed on its border with Ukraine, but admitted that since the troops are on Russian soil, they have the right to be there.

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Randy Mastro to Christie Report Skeptics: You Can't Handle the Truth

Randy Mastro.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1396198705380Brendan McDermid-Pool/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Randy Mastro, the man hired by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's office to investigate the George Washington Bridge scandal, pushed back Sunday against skeptics who say the report was an ethically compromised whitewash. "We had no incentive to do anything other than to get to the truth and I have to say this, for the skeptics out there... We believe we got to the truth," Mastro said.

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