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Seven Million - Check. Untold Millions - Unchecked.

The healthcare push led to 7 million sign-ups, surpassing the Administration's targets, and giving a boost to this new program, while getting more Americans covered. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court struck down limits on individual overall campaign donations, giving a boost...More

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Party Leadership Message War Via Twitter

This morning I took a look at the different tweets from the party leadership (Democrats and Republicans). You will notice something very interesting about Mitch Mcconnell's tweet. He doesn't mention Healthcare. Why is that? Here's what these people have to...More

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Healthcare Reform (ACA) Is Here to Stay

Listen up Moderate Democrats and Far Right Republicans. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will never ever, ever be repealed. Why? Let me break it down! Right now 5 million people have signed up for healthcare insurance with the ACA. The...More

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The Invisible War: Military Sexual Assault Bill Fails

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There were 3,553 reported sexual assaults in the Military in 2013. As we all know sexual assaults are one of the most under reported crimes in the United States. So we could easily be looking at 6,000 total sexual assaults...More

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Bridge Over Troubled Waters

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Around my community of Southwest Washington all eyes are on the Oregon Legislature this week as committees decide the fate of the Columbia River Crossing (CRC). For those in other parts of the country, the CRC is the replacement project...More

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Washington Has Joined The Jersey Bridge-and-Tunnel Crowd

Chris Christie's not the only one with a bridge to sell you: in Washington, some argue the NSA never went to far, that Food Stamps promote a culture of dependency and that we'll get better internet without net neutrality. Christie's...More

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Political Planner

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DECEMBER 2013 December 2, 2013: A cruise fundraiser is held for Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) December 3, 2013: Rep. James Lankford (R-OK) hosts a luncheon fundraiser in Washington, D.C. December 3, 2013: Reps. Mark Amodei (R-NV) and Louis Capps (D-CA)...More

 

Political Leaders On Twitter

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Politics today is all about messaging. So I took a quick look at the Twitter account for Democratic and Republican leaders in the House and Senate. What I found will not surprise you. Republicans are focused on the ACA rollout...More

 

John Boehner Needs to Break Bad

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It has become apparent that House Speaker John Boehner has lost control of House Republicans. So the question becomes what should he do? From my estimation the speaker has two options. One, he can continue to be rebuffed by his...More