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Jun 28 2012
Even in Washington, a city where hyperbole rules, it still seems difficult to overstate how big a win the Supreme Court's decision on President Obama's signature piece of domestic legislation is for the man in the Oval Office.
The Affordable Care Act is so identified with him, after all, that its opponents quickly dubbed it "Obamacare," a term supporters at first eschewed but later cameNPR (Online News)
Apr 24 2019
On Monday, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) released a plan to forgive student loan debt and make public colleges free, paid for by a wealth tax. (Medium)
The left generally believes this is a strong start to trying to address the student loan debt problem, while some are critical of the plan's scale.
“Americans have long agreed that 12 years ofThe Flip Side
May 21 2013
A coalition of conservative leaders has published an open letter denouncing the Senate's bipartisan immigration reform bill, calling it "bloated and unwieldy" and urging lawmakers to abandon it.
The letter, which the “Coalition against S.744” plans to release Tuesday, is signed by nearly 150 individuals. They include former Florida GOP Rep. Allen West, nationally syndicated radio hostNewsmax (News)
Jan 30 2014
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid slammed the Koch brothers’ political activities Thursday, accusing the influential conservatives of trying to “buy the country.” Reid was responding to comments from Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who howled over President Barack Obama’s crackdown on politically active tax-exempt organizations as “declaring a war not just on its opponents, butPolitico
Nov 12 2014
Next year, House Republicans will try again to transform Medicare and Medicaid, repeal the Affordable Care Act, shrink domestic spending and substantially cut the highest tax rates through the budget process. Then they will leave it to the new Senate Republican majority to decide how far to press the party’s small-government vision, senior House aides said this week.
House RepublicanNew York Times (News)
Nov 06 2014
No, the GOP brand does not “suck.” And the libertarian moment is a canard. The GOP does not have to be anti-interventionist, pro-drug legalization, anti-foreign aid, anti-police or very libertarian at all to win. Practical governors, hawkish senators and dependable establishment Republicans are heading into office. Maybe the GOP need not reinvent itself to target youth voters while spurningJennifer Rubin
Sep 06 2023
Sixty-one people have been indicted on racketeering charges in Atlanta under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) over protests and unrest around "Cop City."
Key Details: The indictment was released on Tuesday, and accused the defendants of acting as "militant anarchists." Activists say that the $90 million site of the proposed Atlanta Public Safety TrainingAssociated Press Washington Times NewsNation
Dec 13 2012
Negotiations are expected to continue Thursday on the "fiscal cliff" with Republicans at a growing public opinion disadvantage and approval ratings for President Barack Obama rising to levels not seen since the killing of Osama bin Laden.
Senior Democratic Senator Kent Conrad of North Dakota said on MSNBC late Wednesday that he thought Obama and House of Representatives Speaker JohnHuffPost
Aug 20 2018
President Trump encouraged local officials to express support for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in a letter issued on Monday, criticizing the abolish ICE movement proposed by left-wing Democrats and claiming that the agency's elimination would lead to “terror, bloodshed and suffering”. Supporters of ICE argue that it is necessary to maintain strong borders, while opponents argueNew York Post (News) USA TODAY Los Angeles Times
Dec 06 2012
The president and House Republicans continued to snipe at each other Wednesday over the impending set of automatic tax hikes and spending cuts known as the fiscal cliff. They traded accusations and blame during another day with plenty of talk, but Ã¢â‚¬â€ until late in the day, at least Ã¢â‚¬â€ no negotiations.
The Associated Press, citing a spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner,NPR (Online News)