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Compounding Pharmacy Bill Clears U.S. Senate

 

A bill tightening oversight of compounding pharmacies is on its way to President Obama after passage by the Senate. 

The measure is a response to a shipment of contaminated drugs which caused a fungal meningitis outbreak that killed more than 60 people in nearly two dozen states last year. 

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Obama Wants Extension Of Jobless Benefits Through 2014

 

 

President Obama will push Congress for an extension of emergency unemployment benefits through the end of 2014. 

White House spokesman Jay Carney said that while the economy is improving, the benefits "are crucial" for the unemployed and their families. 

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Oprah Says “Disrespect” Shown Pres. Obama Likely Due To Race

 

 

Oprah Winfrey says President Obama is enduring a level of disrespect not seen by any president before him, most likely due to his race.

Touring the UK to promote her recent film "Lee Daniels' The Butler," the media mogul was asked in an interview with the BBC whether she thought the treatment the President has received was due to the fact that he's African-American.

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Death Toll In Philippines Now 4,460

 

The confirmed death toll in the Philippines from Typhoon Haiyan has taken a major jump. The U.N. says the Philippines' disaster agency now puts it at 4,460 confirmed dead.

President Obama calls the typhoon a ``heartbreaking reminder'' of the fragile nature of life.

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President Obama Pays Tribute To Military Veterans

 

President Obama is paying tribute to America's military veterans. At Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day, the President said the nation comes together to honor a debt that can never be fully repaid.

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Update: National Election Rundown

 

Virginia has elected a new governor and New York City a new mayor on a busy Election Day around the country.

Terry McAuliffe defeated Republican State Attorney General Ken Cuccinell in Virginia.  M

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Romney And Patrick Trade Accusations On “Obamacare”

 

Mitt Romney says President Barack Obama was dishonest about the Affordable Care Act and should have phased it in like Massachusetts did with its health care overhaul.

The 2012 Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts governor told NBC's ``Meet the Press'' on Sunday that Obama wasn't truthful when he promised that all Americans could keep their health insurance under the federal health care law.

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Former Obama Aide Says Dropping Biden Wasn’t Taken Seriously

 

A new book asserts the idea of replacing Vice President Joe Biden with Hillary Rodham Clinton was floated in the president's 2012 re-election campaign. But a former White House chief of staff says it's an idea that didn't get very far.
 

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Exchange Websites As Parties In Hearing Trade Blame Over Obamacare Sign-Up Missteps

Glitches With Healthcare Web Site To Be Fixed By Late November

The management consultant President Barack Obama has asked to oversee the fixes to HealthCare.gov says there are dozens of problems that need to be addressed, but the system is fixable.

Jeffrey Zients tells reporters that it will take a lot of work, but the majority of the issues will be resolved by the end of November

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Obama Pushes “Comprehensive Immigration Reform”

 

President Obama is again pushing House Republicans to embrace comprehensive immigration reform. 

In a White House event, the President argued that the nation's immigration is broken and an overhaul is long overdue.  H

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