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The Obama administration once again has punted on a final decision for the Keystone XL pipeline, announcing ahead of the holiday weekend that it is extending a key review period indefinitely -- a move that could push off a determination until after the midterm elections. 

Republicans, as well as red-state Democrats who want the pipeline approved, slammed the administration for the delay. 

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"It's absolutely ridiculous that this well over five year long process is continuing for an undetermined amount of time," Sen.

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The Obama administration once again has punted on a final decision for the Keystone XL pipeline, announcing ahead of the holiday weekend that it is extending a key review period indefinitely -- a move that could push off a determination until after the midterm elections. 

Republicans, as well as red-state Democrats who want the pipeline approved, slammed the administration for the delay. 

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"It's absolutely ridiculous that this well over five year long process is continuing for an undetermined amount of time," Sen.

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The Obama administration once again has punted on a final decision for the Keystone XL pipeline, announcing ahead of the holiday weekend that it is extending a key review period indefinitely -- a move that could push off a determination until after the midterm elections. 

Republicans, as well as red-state Democrats who want the pipeline approved, slammed the administration for the delay. 

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"It's absolutely ridiculous that this well over five year long process is continuing for an undetermined amount of time," Sen.

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The Obama administration once again has punted on a final decision for the Keystone XL pipeline, announcing ahead of the holiday weekend that it is extending a key review period indefinitely -- a move that could push off a determination until after the midterm elections. 

Republicans, as well as red-state Democrats who want the pipeline approved, slammed the administration for the delay. 

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"It's absolutely ridiculous that this well over five year long process is continuing for an undetermined amount of time," Sen.

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WASHINGTON -- A Senate Democratic bill gradually increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 hourly would require private businesses to spend $15 billion more in salaries when it takes full effect in 2017, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Thursday.

The nonpartisan budget office's estimate could be used as ammunition by Republicans, who largely oppose the measure because they say it would drive up business costs.

But it could also be beneficial to Democrats because the private sector spent $5.4 trillion on wages in 2012, according to the most recent data from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Health reformSince the introduction of the Affordable Care Act, more than 8 million Americans have enrolled.

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March 31, 2014: An applicant is shown trying to sign up for health insurance on Healthcare.gov.AP

As President Obama touts rising enrollment in ObamaCare and declares "this thing is working," one Alabama county has reported another negative side effect from the law -- widows of county workers getting dropped from their insurance. 

A report by Huntsville-based WHNT said that more than a dozen widows of retired Madison County employees lost their coverage earlier this year.

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March 31, 2014: An applicant is shown trying to sign up for health insurance on Healthcare.gov.AP

As President Obama touts rising enrollment in ObamaCare and declares "this thing is working," one Alabama county has reported another negative side effect from the law -- widows of county workers getting dropped from their insurance. 

A report by Huntsville-based WHNT said that more than a dozen widows of retired Madison County employees lost their coverage earlier this year.

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March 31, 2014: An applicant is shown trying to sign up for health insurance on Healthcare.gov.AP

As President Obama touts rising enrollment in ObamaCare and declares "this thing is working," one Alabama county has reported another negative side effect from the law -- widows of county workers getting dropped from their insurance. 

A report by Huntsville-based WHNT said that more than a dozen widows of retired Madison County employees lost their coverage earlier this year.

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Nearly half of American voters think the IRS targeted conservative groups at the request of the White House, and most want Congress to keep investigating the matter.

The latest Fox News poll also finds 69 percent don’t feel President Obama has followed through on his vow to “find out exactly what happened on this.”

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By a 49-41 percent margin, voters believe the Obama administration “intentionally had the IRS target conservative political groups.

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