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Republicans believed a Mitt Romney win would seal Obamacare's fate. Democrats — or rather, the lonely two-fifths of Americans who support the president's beleaguered healthcare law — believed an Obama win would secure its future. Both sides...
Tags: Employment, Insurance, Lawyers, Medicaid, Laws
With votes cast and ballots counted, the 2012 election is over. Though the majority of the focus during the 2012 election season focused on the presidential race, the results of key congressional races in the Nov. 6 election will have a small effect on...
CNNSenate Majority Leader Harry Reid called on Republicans to cooperate with an expanded Democratic majority Wednesday, a day after the Democrats picked up at least one more seat in the chamber. "It is better to dance than to fight," said Reid, D-Nevada....
Los Angeles TimesWASHINGTON -- Democrats retained a narrow majority in the Senate on Tuesday, but Republicans kept their grip on the House, delivering another divided, and highly polarized, Congress. The balance of power was likely to shift by no more than a seat or two,...
CNN MoneyThe Hill, a political newspaper, unveiled its annual list of the 50 richest lawmakers on Tuesday. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Republican from Texas, held on to the top slot with a cool $290.5 million. "McCaul remains in the stratosphere of the very richest...
Tags: Tom Harkin, Bob Corker, Mitch McConnell, Herb Kohl, Jim Renacci
Recently, Nebraska's Senator Ben Nelson introduced a taxpayer fairness bill to end the substantial federal subsidies that an elite number of livestock producers receive, saving American taxpayers about $1.2 billion. His bill requires that the Secretary of...
Orlando Opinionators - Orlando SentinelA Congressman stands on the floor of the House of Representatives and accuses his political opponents of wishing for Americans to “die quickly”. A popular political commentator accuses a young woman of being sexually promiscuous for simply...
Change of SubjectFor two years he had complete, unadulterated control of the federal government, a 60-seat majority in the Senate, an 80-plus seat majority in the House. He got every -- literally every piece of legislation he wanted, to try and, quote,......
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelThe 60 Plus Association, the group that proudly bills itself as “the conservative alternative to the AARP,” is on the air with a new commercial targeting incumbent U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla. The group says it's paying $1.1 million to run...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — U.S. Sens. Ben Nelson of Nebraska and Tim Johnson of South Dakota are part of a bipartisan group of senators who will seek to cap federal farm payments to large farming operations. The group plans to introduce a measure to...
Political committees unfettered by donation limits are dominating the last weeks of the presidential nominating contests in Iowa and New Hampshire, funding aggressive attack campaigns that are swamping the efforts of the candidates themselves. In Ohio,...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - State money awarded to a Nebraska farm coalition that was formed to fight an animal welfare group is drawing scrutiny from lawmakers, who question why Attorney General Jon Bruning awarded the money from a cash pool intended for...
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