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Most voters say ObamaCare will play an important role in their vote in this year’s elections, and over half are more inclined to back the candidate who opposes the health care law.

That’s according to a Fox News poll released Monday.

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The new poll asks voters what they would do if the only difference between two congressional candidates is that one promises to fight for the health care law and the other promises to fight against it.

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Most voters say ObamaCare will play an important role in their vote in this year’s elections, and over half are more inclined to back the candidate who opposes the health care law.

That’s according to a Fox News poll released Monday.

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The new poll asks voters what they would do if the only difference between two congressional candidates is that one promises to fight for the health care law and the other promises to fight against it.

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The figure is above the Government's target of 7 million. Republicans were against the Act from the beginning and their demand to repeal the law heightened when there were initial hiccups in enrolment. The website showed some technical snags and there were problems during registration in the first few months. All these had demoralised the Democrats who thought the result would directly reflect in the mid-term election in November 2014.

January 23, 2014. Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber is pictured in police custody in Miami Beach, Florida.Reuters

The White House has two words for those who want President Barack Obama to deport Justin Bieber: No comment.

Nearly 275,000 people signed an Internet petition calling the Canadian-born teen idol reckless and asking Obama to revoke his green card. That's far more than required to merit an official response through the White House's "We the People" program.

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ARACATACA, Colombia (Reuters) - The sleepy Colombian town that was Gabriel Garcia Marquez's birthplace and inspired him to write "One Hundred Years of Solitude" mourned its Nobel Prize-winning author on Friday with music, candles and flowers.

A day after Garcia Marquez's death, his cousin Nicolas Ricardo Arias leafed through dog-eared photographs and recalled with a smile the family reunions on the rare occasions when Aracataca's famous son returned home.

"I remember him with his whisky and his jokes," said Arias, 78, on the porch of his humble home in the town near Colombia's Caribbean coast.

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Apr. 11, 2014: President Barack Obama speaks at the National Action Network's 16th Annual Convention in New York.Reuters

About six in ten American voters think Barack Obama lies to the country on important matters some or most of the time, according to a Fox News poll released Wednesday. 

Thirty-seven percent think Obama lies “most of the time,” while another 24 percent say he lies “some of the time.” Twenty percent of voters say “only now and then” and 15 percent “never.

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Apr. 11, 2014: President Barack Obama speaks at the National Action Network's 16th Annual Convention in New York.Reuters

About six in ten American voters think Barack Obama lies to the country on important matters some or most of the time, according to a Fox News poll released Wednesday. 

Thirty-seven percent think Obama lies “most of the time,” while another 24 percent say he lies “some of the time.” Twenty percent of voters say “only now and then” and 15 percent “never.

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April 7, 2014: Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, speaks in Washington.AP

WASHINGTON – Jill Biden is promoting a new website designed to make it easier for service members, veterans, their spouses and dependents to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits at thousands of schools and job training programs.

"In just a couple easy steps they can figure everything out," Biden told The Associated Press before she appeared Wednesday on NBC's "Today" to show off the GI Bill Comparison Tool.

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Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana, chair of the Senate's Energy Committee, has long pushed for President Obama to expand offshore oil and gas drilling—which he supported before the BP oil spill but has since walked back on—and now she says he's 'simply wrong'

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  • ADDS IDENTIFICATION - In this photo released by The Boston Globe, editor Brian McGrory, center, and Metro Editor Jennifer Peter, third from left, smile in the newsroom, Monday, April 14, 2014 in Boston. The Globe was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for breaking news for coverage of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Monday's announcement came as the city prepares for Tuesday's anniversary of the bombing.

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