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Exclusive: Republican White House hopefuls attack Obamacare but take money 1:10am EDT

WASHINGTON - Several Republican governors likely to run for president have secured hundreds millions of dollars under Obamacare while working to dismantle the healthcare law, according to a Reuters review of federal spending records.

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Venezuela's anti-Obama signature drive passes six million

CARACAS - President Nicolas Maduro decreed a new annual "anti-imperialist" day on Tuesday and said a signature drive demanding the repeal of U.S. measures against Venezuela had passed 6 million.

31 Mar 2015

U.S. congressional budget leaders haggle during recess

WASHINGTON - Top Republican budget writers in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives were working over a two-week congressional recess to iron out differences between their budget plans passed last week, including ideas for changing Medicare.

31 Mar 2015

Obama ends freeze on U.S. military aid to Egypt

WASHINGTON - The United States announced on Tuesday it was lifting its hold on the supply of military equipment to Egypt, which was frozen when the military took power in Cairo nearly two years ago.

Egypt 31 Mar 2015

Arkansas House passes religion bill that critics say targets gays

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Arkansas House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a religious freedom bill similar to one recently approved in Indiana, over protests from critics who say it could open the door to discrimination against gays and lesbians.

31 Mar 2015