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Clinton Aims to Tackle Out-of-Pocket Health Care Costs

LEGAL | By Ken Thomas | Sep 24
Hillary Rodham Clinton proposed a series of steps on Wednesday to lessen the burden of out-of-pocket medical bills for Americans covered by President Barack Obama's health care law.

GOP Surge: Republicans Seize Control of Senate

POLITICS | By Ken Thomas and Nancy Benac | Nov 5
America awoke to a new political dynamic Wednesday with sharper dividing lines in an already divided government, forcing President Barack Obama to recalibrate his approach and giving Republican leaders in Congress new muscle to check him.

Obama Praises Supreme Court's Gay Marriage Orders

President Barack Obama says the Supreme Court's recent gay marriage orders may have the biggest impact of any ruling of his presidency.

'Tranny' and 'Gay' Joke Didn't Offend Pres: Obama Pens Letter Praising Rivers

In a recent marathon length edition of E! network's "Fashion Police," Melissa Rivers, daughter to the late actress comedienne spoke with hosts about a letter of condolence she received from the White House following her mother's death

Obama Opens Gay Games With Surprise Video Message

SPORTS | Aug 11
President Barack Obama has helped kick off the international Gay Games in Cleveland with a surprise video message shown at the opening ceremonies.

Days After Repeal of Anti-Gay Law, Uganda's President Meets Obamas

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 6
President Barack Obama and his first Lady Michelle Obama have set LGBT activists in an uproar after meeting with Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni just days after the repeal of the draconian anti-gay law.

Obama Keeping Low Profile on 53rd Birthday

President Barack Obama is keeping a low public profile as he celebrates his 53rd birthday.

Ryan White's Mother Visits D.C., Urges Congress to Maintain Commitment

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 30
On June 30, Jeanne White-Ginder -- the mother of Ryan White -- returned to D.C. to remind lawmakers of the continued importance of maintaining and fully funding the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.

Right Wing Blasts Workplace Nondiscrimination Executive Order

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Jul 25
An executive order prohibiting some forms of LGBT workplace discrimination signed by President Barack Obama earlier this week is under fire from social conservatives who have labeled it an assault on religious liberty.

Obama Fist Bumps BBQ Cashier Over Gay Sex Joke

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 14
President Barack Obama brought the cool factor back to the fist bump and showed why this month when he fist-bumped a BBQ cashier in response to a joke about gay rights.

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