US President Barack Obama arrives to speak about Obamacare in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington on April 1, 2014.
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  • Charles Keating Jr. dies at 90; key figure in S&L collapse - “Willful and self-assured, Charles H. Keating Jr. strode through a life of outsized public roles — anti-pornography crusader, luxury hotel developer, political kingmaker — on his way to becoming one of the nation’s most notorious corporate rogues.” [Los Angeles Times]
  • What’s next for Obamacare? - “The open enrollment period for 2014 is mostly done. The Obama administration is trumping their 7.1 million sign-ups and the Republicans are still grumbly, but soon, people are going to start talking about what’s next for the law, policy and politics-wise. ” [The Washington Post]
  • G.M. Hires Lawyer Specializing in Disaster Payouts - “As families of crash victims lined the back of the House hearing room, displaying photos of their lost loved ones, Mary T. Barra, the General Motors chief executive, told lawmakers that the company was considering paying damages to victims of accidents in the millions of cars recalled for defective ignition switches.” [The New York Times]
  • Appeals court: Florida’s voter purge violated federal law - “Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s administration violated federal law by trying to remove non-citizens from the voter rolls too close to the 2012 presidential election, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday in calling the mistake-prone effort ‘far from perfect.’” [Miami Herald]

 

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