Q: Is it true that there are bills in Congress that would exempt members and their staffs and families from buying into “Obamacare”?
A: No. Congress members and staffers will be required to buy insurance through the exchanges on Jan. 1. But reportedly there is concern about whether federal contributions to premiums can continue without a change.
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We’ve received countless e-mails about a rumor that Joe Biden is planning to step down from the Democratic race, to be replaced by Hillary Clinton. Here’s the chain e-mail in question: Anonymous chain e-mail: Let me share some info with you that I have gotten from excellent sources within the …
Q: Historically, have vice presidential candidates really helped win states in the general election? A: Presidential nominees don't pick their running mates based on this strategy as often as one might think. Even when they do, the results are decidedly mixed.
Q: Are there term limits for the vice president like there are for the president? Can they only serve two terms, too? A: No. In theory, someone could hold the office indefinitely, but no one has actually served more than two full terms.
Q: If a vice president assumes the presidency, who becomes vice president? A: The new president appoints someone to fill his or her old position, subject to congressional approval.
Q: Could former President Bill Clinton be vice president? A: Probably not, but it’s an untested constitutional conundrum.