The Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate is back in the headlines, and this time it’s linked to Obamacare’s troubled website. But don’t look for the controversial insurance requirement to go away anytime soon.
The National Security Agency, the controversial U.S. surveillance agency, has had a tough few weeks, as new allegations from leaked documents have angered more allies.
Polling numbers are starting to roll in after last week’s deal in Washington to end the shutdown and raise the debt ceiling. And it looks like the folks on Capitol Hill face some historically bad numbers that could foreshadow a rocky midterm election in 2014.
Buried in this week’s deal to reopen the government is funding for a little-known panel to oversee the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs.
The drama in Washington over the partial government shutdown and debt-ceiling deadline is coming to a head today. Here’s a look at the key moments to look for in this ongoing story.