Florida Rep. Trey Radel to Take Leave of Absence After Cocaine Bust

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_f777b782c6.jpgUS Congress (CAPE CORAL, Fla.) -- Florida Republican congressman Trey Radel will take a leave of absence from Congress and donate his salary to charity after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cocaine possession. "I'm owning up to my actions.  I'm taking responsibility.  I'm taking it very publicly," Radel told a group of reporters at a news conference Wednesday night from his Cape Coral, Fla., office.

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Chris Christie All the Rage at GOP Governors Meeting

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_829a23ef5c.jpgABC/Lorenzo Bevilaqua (SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie takes over the reins of the Republican Governors Association this week at its annual conference, with his future and possible presidential aspirations among the hot topics, at least for the press. Outgoing association head Gov. Bobby Jindal, like many of the other 26 governors expected to attend, is also considered a possible 2016 contender.

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Florida Rep. Trey Radel to Appear in Court on Cocaine Charge

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_ac7a6904d7.jpgUS Congress (WASHINGTON) -- Trey Radel, the Florida Republican congressman charged with cocaine possession, is expected to appear in a Washington, D.C. court later Wednesday. The freshman congressman was the target of an undercover sting operation, law enforcement sources told ABC News.

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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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