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U.S. Sticking With Sanctions on Ukraine

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As tensions and violence escalate in Ukraine, the Obama administration is maintaining its stance that sanctions are the best way to deal with Russian intervention.

"Already, the sanctions that we put in place have brought the ruble to an all-time low in terms of its value," said Samantha Power, U.S.

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Embattled Kathleen Sebelius Resigns From HHS

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It may have taken too long and it won't end the Republican attacks on Obamacare, but Kathleen Sebelius' resignation as secretary of health and human services was probably preordained. She was the official who presided last fall over the disastrous rollout of HealthCare.gov, the website for the ...

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Obama to Bypass Congress Again

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President Barack Obama is going it alone, again. He plans to take two more executive actions Tuesday to bypass Congress and move ahead on his agenda, this time to promote equal pay for women.

The measures aren't expected to have wide impact, but that isn't really the point. Obama is trying to show ...

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