Obamacare enrollees urged to change passwords over Heartbleed bug

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Americans with accounts on President Barack Obama's health insurance enrollment website, HealthCare.gov, were advised that their passwords had been reset to guard against the "Heartbleed" bug, in a message posted on the site on Saturday.
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North Carolina Is Key in 2014

Fred Barnes, Weekly Standard
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The Common Core Problem

Erick Erickson, RealClearPolitics
Common Core State Standards could be the under-the-radar issue of the 2014 campaign. Business leaders and politicians had their hearts in the right place. We are a highly mobile society. People are likely to move more than once for jobs. Often they move their whole families to new school districts. Sometimes families move across the country. Children, particularly children whose parents are in the military, are prone to be disadvantaged in education if they move around. A school in one part of the country may be ahead of, behind or on altogether different subjects than a former school is.... Read More (Opens In A New Tab)

Obama signs law to bar Iran diplomat from serving in U.N. post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama signed a law on Friday that effectively bars an Iranian diplomat from serving as an envoy at the United Nations because of suspicions he was involved in the 1979-81 Tehran hostage crisis.
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The Party Decides, Unless It Can’t

Ross Douthat, New York Times
Right now, the most striking thing about the public polling on the 2016 Republican nomination isnÂ’t just the absence of a clear frontrunner: ItÂ’s the absence of a clear pair or trio or even a quartet of frontrunners. Read More (Opens In A New Tab)

Keystone Delay Puts Red-State Dems in a Bind

Caitlin Huey-Burns, RealClearPolitics
The administration's announcement Friday that it will extend its Keystone XL pipeline review, further postponing a final decision on the controversial project, has drawn bipartisan outrage from Capitol Hill lawmakers. The apparent stalling over whether to approve the crude oil conduit -- which supporters say would create jobs and boost the country as an energy leader, and opponents say would harm the environment -- figures to be a feature in this year’s midterms, as states eager to exploit their energy resources also happen to be hosting Senate races that could help determine the... Read More (Opens In A New Tab)