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Jan 21 2015
Perspectives BlogLast night the nation heard President Obama's sixth State of the Union speech. He talked about the economy, climate change, education, closing Guantanamo, ISIS, Iran, energy and infrastructure, Ferguson, the middle class, and "a better politics… where we debate without demonizing each other." And, naturally, there was plenty of debate about what he had to say when the speech was over. Snippets John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Sep 19 2019
Analysis of financial disclosure data shows 51 senators and their spouses have as much as $96m invested in corporate stocks
As they set national policy on important issues such as climate change, tech monopolies, medical debt and income inequality, US senators have glaring conflicts of interest, an investigation by news website Sludge and the Guardian can reveal.
An analysis ofThe Guardian
Nov 18 2019
New entrants into the race. A nod from Barack Obama. Centrist victories in governor’s contests. Moderates sense a favorable shift.
After spending months in anxious passivity, staking their hopes on Joseph R. Biden Jr. and little else, moderate Democrats appear suddenly determined to fight for control of their party in the 2020 elections.
The shift in attitude has come in fits andNew York Times (News)
Sep 16 2019
On Wednesday, The Supreme Court “gave the government the go-ahead to enforce a new rule that would bar most immigrants from applying for asylum if they pass through another country – such as Mexico – without seeking asylum there before arriving in the United States. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit had blocked the government from implementing the new rule in Arizona and CaliforniaThe Flip Side
Jan 10 2020
With weeks to go before the caucuses, the race remains unpredictable
One year ago, the conventional wisdom of some political pundits and at least a few (now former) Democratic presidential candidates held that Democratic voters had moved sharply to the left. Only a staunch progressive committed to Medicare for All and the Green New Deal, the thinking went, could win the nomination.National Review (News)
Jul 17 2012
I was President Obama’s college classmate at Columbia University, Class of '83. Almost every one of my classmates were openly socialist or Marxist, with many of these leftist radicals calling for an end to capitalism and “bringing down the system” by destroying the U.S. economy with entitlements, debt, and crisis.
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2012/07/17/obama-and-our-Fox News (Online News)
Oct 12 2013
House Republicans stepped back from budget negotiations Saturday, leaving the Senate to take the lead on reopening the federal government and avoiding a default on the nation's debt.
At a meeting of House Republicans on Saturday morning, top leaders said they have no new proposal to offer the White House after President Obama rejected their offer.
"I'm disappointed that theUSA TODAY
Sep 16 2013
President Obama marked the fifth anniversary of the 2008 economic collapse at the White House on Monday by releasing a report praising the administration’s response to the financial crisis and arguing that the economy is improving.
But the president also used the opportunity to acknowledge that the recovery has been sluggish and to demand that Republicans not make things worse withNew York Times (News)
Apr 11 2016
47.9 million people in the United States (15.4% of the US population) did not have health insurance in 2012 according to the US Census Bureau. The United States and Mexico are the only countries of the 34 members of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) that do not have universal health care.
Proponents of the right to health care say that no one in theProCon.org
Dec 21 2020
Weekly United News Roundup: Early Dec. Polls Found Americans of All Political Stripes Strongly Supported A New Coronavirus Stimulus Bill
Plus, a bipartisan “908 Coalition” and increased openness toward the vaccine
Congressional leaders announced an agreement on a $900 billion coronavirus relief bill Sunday night.
Polls conducted in early December found the desire for a new stimulus bill was shared among Democrats and Republicans alike. Republican enthusiasm somewhat lagged that of Democrats, but Republicans stillJames Coan