Obama: Rebranding Obamacare Will Be a Challenge

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_f482f35c03.jpgOfficial White House Photo by Pete Souza (WASHINGTON) -- President Obama admitted that, even once the health care website is working properly, he faces an uphill battle to “remarket and rebrand” his signature law in the face of political opposition. Speaking to the Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council Tuesday, the president said Republican resistance contributed to the rocky Obamacare rollout.

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Obama Reflects on Gettysburg Address on its 150th Anniversary

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_a5cb8a48c3.jpgKAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- On the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, President Obama took pen to paper to write his own tribute to Abraham Lincoln’s famous words. "In the evening, when Michelle and the girls have gone to bed, I sometimes walk down the hall to a room Abraham Lincoln used as his office," Obama writes.

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Supreme Court Rules to Leave Texas Abortion Law in Effect

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_0c1f63bd7a.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- A United States Supreme Court decision will keep many abortion clinics in Texas closed for now. The court's conservative majority Tuesday rejected an emergency appeal of a new law with tough safety measures that closed one-third of abortion clinics in Texas last month.

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VA State Senator Creigh Deeds Seriously Injured in Assault

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_41707e9ce1.jpgWin McNamee/Getty Images (BATH CO. Va.) -- Creigh Deeds, a former Democratic nominee for governor of Virginia, is in fair condition at a Virginia hospital after he was stabbed multiple times in his home. His son, 24-year-old Gus Deeds, was pronounced dead at the scene, state police said.

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Botched ACA Rollout Hammers Obama; Job Disapproval Reaches Career High

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_7cf12ca404.jpgPete Souza / The White House (NEW YORK) -- Barack Obama has been hammered by the botched rollout of the Affordable Care Act, with disapproval of his job performance reaching a career high, opposition to the new healthcare law up sharply and evidence of potential fallout in the midterm elections a year off. The president’s job approval rating has fallen to 42 percent in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll, down 13 percentage points this year and 6 points in the past month to match the lowest of his presidency.

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