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Obama Expected To Release Rule Governing Overtime

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President Obama signs a presidential memorandum in March of 2014 that directed the Department of Labor construct a new set of overtime rules, with the goal of making more employees eligible for overtime pay. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Ground Shifts As Politicians Try To Stake Out Positions On Gay Marriage

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Supreme Court Rules That All States Must Allow Same-Sex Marriages

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Supreme Court Upholds Subsidies In Affordable Care Act

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In Win For White House, Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Subsidies Nationwide

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American Journalist James Foley, pictured in 2011. Foley's beheading at the hands of the Islamic State militant group has forced a debate over how the U.S. balances its policy of not paying ransoms. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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Obama Administration To Shift Ransom-For-Hostages Rules

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Sen. Rand Paul, then a candidate, arrives to address a luncheon meeting of the Lions Club in Bowling Green, Ky., in 2010. "He said when he was a very young man, 'I'm going to be a medical doctor,'" his nephew Matthew Pyeatt said. "He knew exactly what he wanted to be and exactly what he needed to do to get there and be successful." Ed Reinke/AP hide caption

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Raised Around Cry For Smaller Government, Rand Paul Carries The Torch

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House Rejects Legislation To Give Obama Fast-Track Trade Authority

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Obama Defends Health Care Law As Supreme Court Ruling Nears

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Obama: U.S. Lacks A 'Complete Strategy' For Training Iraqi Forces

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While annual deficits have shrunk dramatically since the depths of the Great Recession, the federal government is still adding to its overall debt. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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The Future President Will Need To Wrestle With Debt From The Past

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EPA Announces New Rules To Protect U.S. Waters

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