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We may be headed for another shutdown. This time it’ll be the Department of Homeland Security, caught in the partisan crosshairs over the spending bill which Democrats insist should not have any immigration related amendments.
Most Republicans and Democrats want… Continue reading
On December 5, 2013, the House of Representatives did something strange. It passed a bill that helped American businesses.
In response, the Senate did something decidedly more familiar: it killed the bill.
The 2013 Innovation Act was a Patent Reform… Continue reading
A White House in disarray. The nation torn between left and right. Government agencies used for dirty tricks against political opponents. The CIA involved in domestic spying.
It’s a good thing the American media are on the scene, giving detailed… Continue reading
Remember when that word meant something? When it gave you a lump in your throat to say it, or how your heart soared to hear “The Star-Spangled Banner”?
That still happens – to some of us. According to… Continue reading
More than 1.1 million people signed up for healthcare through the federal and state exchanges last month, according to data released by the government.
Kathleen Sebelius, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, said, “These encouraging trends show that more… Continue reading
A new survey by the Commonwealth Fund reveals that over a third of Americans say they don’t have access to health care because of cost or insurance red tape. The idea that the Affordable Care Act will somehow make this… Continue reading
“This is not a time to point fingers of blame,” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said after the Senate finally reached an agreement on a deal yesterday. “This is a time of reconciliation.”
To be sure, we have moved past… Continue reading
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said that he was hopeful it would be a “bright day.” Republican leader Mitch McConnell seconded Reid’s optimism, “we’ve had a good day,” he commented on Monday.
Indeed, we are on the precipice of a… Continue reading
It goes without saying that President Obama and the Democrats are flying high. The president registered a 60 percent approval rating in an ABC/Washington Post opinion poll out this week, his highest since he took office four years ago. Despite… Continue reading