Boehner Blogs About Trying to Sign Up for Obamacare

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_8ddef8cc5b.jpgHouse Speaker John Boehner's Office (WASHINGTON) -- House Speaker John Boehner attempted to log into the problem-riddled Healthcare.gov website on Thursday. In a blog, the speaker posted a photo of himself working on a computer at his desk with the caption: "Earlier this afternoon, I sat down to try and enroll in the DC exchange under the president’s health care law."

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Don't Expect 'Mission Accomplished' Moment for HealthCare.gov

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_efe99f25cc.jpgABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Despite a three-hour crash Wednesday and a 15-minute blackout on Tuesday, HealthCare.gov will function smoothly for the “vast majority” of users in just 10 short days, Obama administration officials asserted again Thursday. No matter what happens, however, don’t expect a “Mission Accomplished” moment -- or any public update for that matter -- on the Sunday after Thanksgiving.

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Senate Fails to Advance to Defense Authorization Bill

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_ef7e50fe4b.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Senate Republicans blocked a procedural vote on the controversial National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Thursday, putting funding for all the nation’s military spending in legislative limbo. The Senate voted 51-44 on a vote to invoke cloture on the bill, but needed 60 votes to clear the procedural hurdle. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., voted against cloture as did Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a procedural move that allows him to bring it back up for consideration.

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George W. Bush Gives Pep Talk to Republican Governors

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_1ffcc634fc.jpgBill Pugliano/Getty Images (SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.) -- The 26 governors gathered in Arizona for their annual conference got a surprise lunch visitor Thursday: former President George W. Bush. Bush addressed the governors-only lunch in a rare political appearance. An aide to Bush said he was asked by Gov. Christie, the new head of the RGA, to "come surprise the governors at lunch and share some experiences from his time as governor and president."

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The Kennedy Legacy for the Secret Service: ‘We Failed’

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_ad0fed785a.jpgABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The assassination of President John F. Kennedy still haunts the U.S. Secret Service 50 years on. “Quite obviously, we failed,” Secret Service deputy director A.T. Smith told ABC News during an exclusive interview this week inside the agency’s headquarters, located a few blocks from the White House.

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