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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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The Weight of the World, The Wait of the World

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Russia has annexed Crimea. Ukraine is pulling out its troops. The world knows it has the burden to respond yet everyone waits to see who will go first. Obamacare open enrollment ends soon and public perception rests heavily on these...More

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Obama Time, Overtime or Out Of Time?

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The Prez pushes overtime pay for more Americans as he realizes he may be running out of time to address growing inequality in our country. He and Putin stake out a stand-off in Ukraine, but as Crimea rushes a Russian...More

 

CBS News: Obamacare Hiking Costs For Employers

In 2010, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services estimated Obamacare would "collectively reduce the number of people with employer-sponsored health coverage by about 14 million." CBS News reports on two small business owners who are cancelling their worker's insurance...More

 

A Disaster Worse Than Metaphor

We talk of the roll-out "disaster" of Obamacare, but now see a real disaster of staggering scale: the typhoon and aftermath in the Philippines. We survived the "tragedy" of our shut-down, a game of pointless political parlor tricks, when the...More

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Rush Limbaugh Renews Attack on Sandra Fluke

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On Wednesday's show , Rush Limbaugh used an online ad campaign to dust off his misogynistic attack on Sandra Fluke. The ads attempt to attract young people to Obamacare by, in Limbaugh's view, promising fellatio. Her mouth is wide open...More

 

Running For Everything, Standing For Nothing

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Two campaigns for governor come to an end yet we don't ask how these winners stand to govern -- rather how Christie's victory boosts his Presidential run and how McAuliffe's win may bolster Hillary's race. As we deal with the...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

 

A Halloween of Hollow Weenies

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The shutdown ended, but the showdown continues as the mad hatters of The Tea Party extreme play dress up as grown-ups interested in governing while aiming to gut Social Security and Food Stamps. As the Obamacare website works through its...More