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Paul Paucar (L-R), Homero Paucar, Giovanny Paucar and Ivonne Cucalon sit with, Jessica Adames, an insurance agent from Sunshine Life and Health Advisors as they try to purchase health insurance under the Affordable Care Act at a store setup in the Mall of Americas on March 20, 2014 in Miami, Florida.

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Paul Paucar (L-R), Homero Paucar, Giovanny Paucar and Ivonne Cucalon sit with, Jessica Adames, an insurance agent from Sunshine Life and Health Advisors as they try to purchase health insurance under the Affordable Care Act at a store setup in the Mall of Americas on March 20, 2014 in Miami, Florida.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 53%

About 53 percent of Americans disapprove of President Barack Obama’s health-care overhaul four years after he signed it into law. That compares with 41 percent who approve of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, according to a Pew Research...

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President Barack Obama waves to guests as he walks across the South Lawn before leaving the White House on March 11, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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President Barack Obama waves to guests as he walks across the South Lawn before leaving the White House on March 11, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Obama’s Floor, Party’s Midterm Wall: 40 as the New 50

For some time now, in the daily tracking of presidential job approval at the Gallup Poll, President Barack Obama has run as low as 39 and 40 percent in the public’s measure. The president’s approval ratings hit that trough in...

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A guard patrols the Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

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A guard patrols the Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 17.5%

Federal revenues rose 17.5 percent to $144.3 billion last month from $122.8 billion a year earlier. The government’s outlays totaled $337.9 billion, for a monthly deficit of $193.5 billion that was lower than the $203.5 billion deficit the previous February,...

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David Jolly is interviewed after winning former congressman C.W. "Bill" Young's seat at on March 11, 2014.

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David Jolly is interviewed after winning former congressman C.W. "Bill" Young's seat at on March 11, 2014.

Florida: What Happened — ‘Amazing Grace?’ — Can’t Blame Turnout

Updated with White House reaction at 2:50 pm EDT That was a “big win” in Florida for the Republicans. So says House Speaker John Boehner, whose caucus hasn’t grown as a result of Republican David Jolly’s election to the Tampa...

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A woman walks past a homeless man as temperatures dipped into the single digits on Jan. 7, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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A woman walks past a homeless man as temperatures dipped into the single digits on Jan. 7, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Americans See Income Gap Growing

Getting ahead is getting harder. That’s what a growing share of Americans say, according to a Gallup poll showing a solid majority somewhat or very dissatisfied with income and wealth disparity in the U.S. As President Barack Obama attempts to...

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A destitute man sleeps on the sidewalk under a holiday window on Nov. 20, 2013 in New York City.

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A destitute man sleeps on the sidewalk under a holiday window on Nov. 20, 2013 in New York City.

Income Gap: Partisan Divide

While President Barack Obama attempts to focus attention on income inequality, a Bloomberg National Poll reveals a partisan divide about how wide the gap is between rich and poor and just what to do about it. Asked to compare income...

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President Barack Obama speaks about gun violence as well as the economy in Chicago on Feb. 15, 2013.

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President Barack Obama speaks about gun violence as well as the economy in Chicago on Feb. 15, 2013.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 55%

That was President Barack Obama’s job approval rating in a Bloomberg National Poll conducted Feb. 15-18. It is the president’s strongest level of support since September 2009, Bloomberg’s Mike Dorning reports. Forty percent disapprove of the job Obama is doing...

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