Obama Tries a Pivot from Healthcare to Economic Growth

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_0be7fbf3e4.jpgOfficial White House Photo by Pete Souza(CLEVELAND) -- In a pivot away from defending — and apologizing for — his healthcare website and its troubles, President Obama traveled to Cleveland, Ohio, to tout economic growth and take credit for the resurgence of the American auto industry and the uptick in domestic oil production.

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Jason Carter Dodges DC on Path to Georgia Governor's Mansion

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_8dc918f68a.jpgHyoung Chang/The Denver Post via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- When you see the words "Jimmy Carter's grandson" these days, it's probably best to check which one. In this case, it's Jason Carter, 38, grandson of former President Jimmy Carter, and the newly-minted Democratic candidate for governor of Georgia. There's also James Carter IV, who rose to prominence last year for unearthing the now-infamous "47 percent" video of the Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney.

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SAC Capital’s Steven Cohen Attended Chris Christie Election Night Party

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_bdde7e3ee0.jpgAmanda Gordon/Bloomberg via Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- On Nov. 4, SAC Capital, the hedge fund run by billionaire Steven Cohen, agreed to pay the federal government the largest fine in the history of insider-trading cases, $1.2 billion. SAC also pleaded guilty to criminal insider-trading charges. That next evening, Election Night, Cohen attended New Jersey governor Chris Christie’s re-election victory party.

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Top Republican Says Secret Service Agent Put First Family at Risk

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_33b858f7b7.jpgShawn Thew-Pool/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The actions of a Secret Service agent in a Washington hotel room earlier this year put the entire First Family at risk, the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee said Thursday. “I think we deserve better, and certainly the President of the United States and his family deserve better,” Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, told ABC News. “This is really unacceptable.”

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Coach Obama Turns to Sports to Explain Health Care ‘Fumble’

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_675eb491b4.jpgThe White House (WASHINGTON) -- As he fielded questions about the troubled opening weeks of Obamacare during a tense, 50-minute press conference on Thursday, President Obama turned to a subject that he thinks resonates with the American people: Sports. “We fumbled the rollout on this health care law,” the president said bluntly, but added, “the game is not over.”

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