Rep. Darrell Issa, a California Republican and chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, planned to hold at least four field hearings on the Affordable Care Act, which he blames for increased health insurance prices. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Issa Takes Anti-Obamacare Campaign To The States

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John F. Kennedy and his wife, Jacqueline Kennedy, campaign in New York in 1960. AP hide caption

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How JFK Fathered The Modern Presidential Campaign

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Supporters may be "Ready for Hillary," but NPR political reporter Don Gonyea isn't. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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2016 Polling Comes Too Soon For This Political Reporter

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Five Things That Have Gone The Way Of Blockbuster

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Mayor-elect Mike Duggan speaks at his election night celebration in Detroit on Tuesday. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Many Rooting For Down-On-Its-Luck Detroit And Its New Mayor

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From left, Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb., Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., walk to the floor of the House for the final series of votes on a bill to fund the government, in Washington on Sept. 28. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Veteran Pennsylvania Congressman Can't Escape GOP Civil War

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Fla. Special Election Will Reflect Shutdown's Impact

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Sal Russo of the Tea Party Express speaks at the National Press Club in 2011. Russo predicts the Tea Party will be re-energized for the 2014 midterm elections. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Tea Party Activist: It Was Worth 'Getting In The Ring'

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Kathleen Sebelius stands with Sen. Pat Roberts (right), R-Kan., and former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole in 2009. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Obamacare Fight Leads Sen. Roberts To Turn Against Old Friend Sebelius

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Message To Congress In One Georgia District: Don't Back Down

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How The Shutdown Is Playing In Conservative Media

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Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., is among the Republicans who want to pass a spending bill not tied to defunding or delaying the Affordable Care Act. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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GOP Establishment Grapples With A Tea Party That Won't Budge

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Not All Republicans Embrace Big Business All The Time

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Linda Norman (right) and Joanna Galt, both from Florida, hold their banners during a "Exempt America from Obamacare" rally on the West Lawn of the Capitol on Sept. 10. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Conservative Group To Young People: 'Opt Out' Of Obamacare

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