Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is wearing a tin hat, Charles Krauthammer said on Fox News. Reid continues to support Obamacare while facts indicate the system is failing. "You can argue all you want but the sunrises in the west, it's not going to work," Krauthammer said, "And you get this sort of speaking against the wind on things that, as Kirsten says, are empirically untrue. People are receiving cancellations. They know they lost their insurance. There is no way to talk around it."
Comedy Actor Will Ferrell said that First Lady Michelle Obama swore at him, but it was all in good fun because she loves his work and was quoting lines from one of his movies, The Landlord.
Michelle Fields interviews students at Howard University in Washington DC about signing up for Obamacare. Obama pushed to change the age at which children are allowed to stay on their parents' insurance to 26 years old.
China's new air defense identification zone over the East China Sea has caused "significant" unease in the region, Vice President Joe Biden said on Thursday, adding he had stated Washington's firm objection to the move during talks in Beijing. Biden had around five hours of discussions with President Xi Jinping on Wednesday, with both leaders laying out their perspective on an issue that has rattled East Asia. The zone, two thirds the size of Britain, covers an area that includes islands at the heart of a territorial dispute with Japan.
President Barack Obama says the income gap between America's rich and poor is a "defining challenge of our time." He says income inequality has jeopardized the nation's middle class and is urging steps to ensure that the economy works for all.
The District of Columbia raised the minimum wage to $11.50 per hour, the highest in the country. President Obama wants to see higher minimum wage laws spread across the country.
Companies in the U.S. boosted payrolls by 215,000 in November, much better than experts predicted.
Policy makers must take into account that Americans aren't giving like they used to, according to American Enterprise Institute President Arthur Brooks: "Americans have an unparalleled history of giving generously to others. Traditionally, we've made this manifest in federal law by letting citizens deduct charitable contributions from their taxes."
Undocumented illegal immigrants can begin receiving driver's licenses in Illinois this week. The measure is a major test for the legislation.