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QUICK TAKE: White House to Announce $1 Billion in Health Care Grants -- WaPo

The Obama Administration will announce on Monday as much as $1 billion in grants to help groups, doctors and communities hire and train health-care workers, The Washington Post reported. The goal is to experiment with ways to expand the health-care workforce while reducing the overall cost of care.

Posted: Monday, November 14, 2011 - 9:40am

QUICK TAKE: Obama Looking at Former H.W. Bush Official for Fed Spot -- WSJ

The White House is "seriously considering" Jerome Powell, a former Treasury Department official in the George H.W. Bush administration, to fill one of two vacancies on the seven-member Federal Reserve Board, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Posted: Monday, November 14, 2011 - 8:40am

Cain Accuser's Long Career in Washington

Karen Kraushaar, the most recent woman to be identified in the Herman Cain sexual harassment scandal, is a career communications specialist in the Treasury Department. She is a 55-year-old Brown graduate with a master’s degree from the University of Michigan. She has been married to the same man for 26 years, and maintains close ties to her extended family in the Washington area. Former colleagues describe Kraushaar as a “consummate professional” and “model employee.”

Posted: Monday, November 14, 2011 - 8:40am

Sizing Up Obama's Keystone Pipeline Delay

Was President Obama right or wrong to delay the Keystone XL oil pipeline?

Posted: Monday, November 14, 2011 - 8:40am

Insiders: Romney, Gingrich Winners; Huntsman, Cain Losers in Saturday's Debate

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich were the winners of Saturday's National Journal/CBS News debate, according to a survey of Republican and Democratic political operatives, campaign consultants, and party strategists, in a special National Journal Political Insiders Poll conducted Saturday.

Asked who was the “biggest winner” in the debate, half of Republican Insiders named Romney, with another 30% pointing to Gingrich. Democratic Insiders gave the nod to Gingrich with 55%.

Posted: Monday, November 14, 2011 - 8:40am

Gloria Cain Defends her Husband in Fox News Interview

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"You hear the graphic allegations and we know that would have been something that's totally disrespectful of her as a woman," Gloria Cain will say in the interview that will air on On The Record, according to excerpts provided by Fox News. "I'm thinking he would have to have a split personality to do the things that were said."

Posted: Sunday, November 13, 2011 - 9:40pm

Obama at APEC and ASEAN—PICTURES

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Posted: Sunday, November 13, 2011 - 4:40pm

Cain and Wife pre-taping Fox News Interview

After canceling an interview with Fox News Channel's Greta Van Susteren a little over a week ago, Gloria Cain is pre-taping an interview alongside her husband Herman Cain on Sunday with Van Susteren. The interview comes after weeks of questions surrounding allegations of sexual harassment by several women. The interview is set to air on Monday's 10 p.m. edition of On the Record.

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Posted: Sunday, November 13, 2011 - 4:40pm

What If Super Committee Fails? Members Suggest Congress Would Rethink Sequestration

House and Senate lawmakers would likely rethink allowing some budget cuts to be triggered automatically if the so-called deficit “super committee” fails to come up with at least $1.2 trillion in savings, or if Congress fails approve such a plan by Dec. 23, a member of the panel predicted on Sunday.

Posted: Sunday, November 13, 2011 - 2:40pm

Toomey: It's Likely Congress Will Reconsider Sequestration If Super Committee Fails

  • Huntsman, O'Malley Criticize Perry's Foreign Aid Policy
  • Huntsman, O'Malley Criticize Perry's Foreign Aid Policy
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    Posted: Sunday, November 13, 2011 - 2:40pm