As Republicans Feud, Others Wonder: Is That a Problem?

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_a16ab814e7.jpgHugh Griffith/Getty Images (BOSTON) -- Are family feuds good for the family? Republicans got the chance to debate that question at the Republican National Committee summer meeting last week after some recent clashes between some of the party’s biggest stars. One of those feuding stars, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, actually spoke to the party chairmen and activists explaining why his way of doing things will bring victory, while jabbing some of his potential 2016 rivals along the way.

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Obama's Weekly Address: 'Working to Implement the Affordable Care Act'

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_52032c4d18.jpgOfficial White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) -- In his address this week, President Obama touts the benefits of the Affordable Care Act, now on its way to full implementation, and says there are a group of Republicans who are trying to "confuse" citizens, calling their actions "lousy constituent service."

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GOP Weekly Address: Delaying the Individual Health Care Mandate for All

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_f8f3dc4254.jpgScott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- As President Obama touts the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., is calling for him to support bipartisan, House-passed legislation that would delay the individual mandate in the health care law.  Moore says the delay would give individuals and families the same relief that large businesses have received unfairly.

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RNC Calls for Immigration Reform, but No Pathway to Citizenship

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_60604dc2fb.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Republican National Committee passed a resolution Friday calling on President Obama and Congress to pass immigration reform legislation before the end of the year, but it did not include a pathway to citizenship for any of the 11 million undocumented immigrants in this country, unlike the bipartisan legislation passed by the Senate in June.

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NSA Downplays Privacy Breeches, Responds to "Post" Report

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_6985e4ac1e.jpgWin McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Privacy breeches are rare and unintentional, the National Security Agency told reporters, responding to The Washington Post’s story detailing thousands of times in which the National Security Agency overstepped its bounds in data collection.

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