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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.
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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.
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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 The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will never ever, ever be repealed.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!
Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news, What is Ideology?
 

The Main Trouble in Politics

I have given a lot of thought of late about what is ailing our dysfunctional political system, and have come to the conclusion that it boils down to one significant thing: Ideology
 

Political Leaders On Twitter

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.
 

Let Them Eat Cake

Lately a memory has been haunting me a little bit. It was a television image that I noticed during the frantic, wall to wall TV coverage of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.
 

Political Game Playing

Now that the government shutdown is a reality, I want to take this opportunity to register my disgust at how this played out.
 

Jimmy Kimmel: Obamacare vs. The Affordable Care Act

While Jimmy Kimmel's poll isn't as scientific as most polls (then again most polls are crap), it shows how polls need to factor in people's political bias when they formulate poll questions.
 

The Tea Party’s Last Stand

The Far Right Republican Tea Party has overplayed its hand.