Obama Urges Young People to Sign Up for Obamacare

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_85cc202fe5.jpgAude Guerrucci-Pool/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- President Obama is enlisting young people to help sell the Affordable Care Act to the demographic critical to the success of his signature law. “This law is already making a difference for millions of young people, and it’s about to help millions more,” he said at a White House youth summit.

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Defense to Trim Office Staff; Hagel Speaks About Sequestration

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_a7aca65384.jpgPAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel began Wednesday’s Pentagon briefing with a lengthy announcement about how the 2,400 personnel who serve in the office of the Secretary of Defense will be reduced by 20 percent over the next five years.

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Trump Running for NY Governor?

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_0fc60a1205.jpgABC News (NEW YORK) -- If the thought of President Trump doesn't make you swoon, how does Gov. Trump grab you? New York Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis told Politico that billionaire reality TV host Donald Trump might be thinking about running for governor of the Empire State in 2014.

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Gov. David Vitter? Decision Whether to Run Coming Soon

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_60f049c1d0.jpgMark Wilson/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Sen. David Vitter, R-La., is mulling a run to be the next governor of Louisiana and will make a decision about a potential 2015 bid next month. In an e-mail to friends and supporters Wednesday, Vitter said he will weigh his options about a gubernatorial run over the Christmas break.

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Supreme Court Takes on Free Speech Case of Often-Arrested Protester

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_c1d8d40adc.jpgtrekandshoot/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- John Dennis Apel says he has a First Amendment right to protest peacefully outside of Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, the site of missile and space launch facilities. In fact, years ago, the base commander designated a protest area near the main gate, just off of public Highway 1. But in 2010 Apel was arrested for protesting in the designated zone.

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