President Obama speaks during an April 7 visit to Bladensburg High School in Bladensburg, Md. It was his fourth visit to Prince George's County in as many months. Aude Guerrucci-Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Josie Maisano poses with her congressman, Democrat Sander Levin of Michigan. Levin says if Congress can't respond to people like Maisano, "we've failed." Tamara Keith/NPR hide caption

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In New Hampshire, where the Affordable Care Act remains unpopular, the state has exceeded expectations for insurance enrollments. Credit goes, in part, to a grass-roots campaign to sign people up. Brian Snyder/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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GOP Sen. John McCain greets well-wishers as he arrives to visit a pro-European Union rally in Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, on Dec. 15. Strong criticism and trips like this landed the Arizona senator on Russia's travel blacklist. Sergei Chuzavkov/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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