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McConnell's NSA ploy fails, Senate blocks Patriot Act extension
The Senate provided a scene of remarkable drama in the ...
Joan McCarter 05/23/2015 31
When is a campaign not a campaign? When it's Jeb Bush's!
Joan McCarter 05/22/2015 26
Obamacare got 12 million insured, now Congress has to fix the system for all the underinsured
Healthcare reform is not done. Not by a long shot. While Obamacare has gone a very long way ...
Joan McCarter 05/22/2015 21
Export-Import Bank issue promises more Republican strife
Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) Sen.
Joan McCarter 05/22/2015 12
States explore teaming up on Obamacare exchanges
Running health insurance exchanges, states have found, is a complicated and expensive proposition. For a handful of states, that meant opting to use the federal Obamacare exchange, which is now ...
Joan McCarter 05/22/2015 26
Obama administration throws Rick Scott a temporary Medicaid bone
The Obama administration has offered Florida Gov. Rick Scott a partial compromise in Scott'
Joan McCarter 05/22/2015 44
The Republican replacement plan for Obamacare in one graphic
That's Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) on the Senate floor Thursday, summing up the Republican plan for the millions of Americans who could lose health insurance with the Supreme Court's King v. Burwell ...
Joan McCarter 05/22/2015 34
What does defense spending have to do with endangered species? Everything, for Republicans
Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) was not impressed. The House passed the National Defense Authorization Act this week, and while much of the ...
Joan McCarter 05/21/2015 25
Trade Promotion Authority vote secured on Export-Import Bank promise
Thursday morning, the ...
Joan McCarter 05/21/2015 15
NSA fight in Senate bleeds into weekend
The administration has sent dire warnings about NSA having to shut down ...
Joan McCarter 05/21/2015 19
Jeb Bush touts failed Florida Medicaid experiment
Jeb Bush apparently thinks the "compassionate conservative" idea that his brother so cynically ran on will work for him, too. He's using his Medicaid experience in Florida as evidence that he ...
Joan McCarter 05/21/2015 44
Senate advances Trade Promotion Authority bill
The Senate voted 62-38 Thursday morning to advance the ...
Joan McCarter 05/21/2015 99
House does something productive, but McConnell's Senate is there to potentially mess it up
The House did something productive this week. Well, semi-productive. ...
Joan McCarter 05/20/2015 19
12 million private Obamacare plan sign-ups. What are you going to do with that, Republicans?
Charles Gaba calls it : 12 million people have signed up for health insurance through the Obamacare exchanges. Over 9 million, according ...
Joan McCarter 05/20/2015 26
Republicans in disarray over NSA reform
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell still insists that the PATRIOT Act provision ...
Joan McCarter 05/20/2015 17
Utah police chief: We need to expand Medicaid to help fight crime
This is one of the best arguments for Medicaid expansion ...
Joan McCarter 05/20/2015 26
Former CBO director: We always assumed every state would get Obamacare subsidies
Former CBO Director Doug ...
Joan McCarter 05/20/2015 37
Fox News says President Obama is disarming the nation's cops
How do you suppose Fox News reacted to President Obama's executive order ...
Joan McCarter 05/19/2015 101
House, Senate Republicans fracturing over NSA reform
Joan McCarter 05/19/2015 16
Obamacare is great for family values
More people with young children are taking advantage ...
Joan McCarter 05/19/2015 11
Panic starts to set in among some Republicans over Supreme Court Obamacare decision
He'll get right on that. You ...
Joan McCarter 05/19/2015 162
The people who were right then about Iraq demand traditional media stop rewriting history
As some in the traditional media have a field day tormenting would-be Republican presidents with the hypothetical "if you knew then what you know now" on Iraq, the large universe of us who knew ...
Joan McCarter 05/19/2015 169
Police union demands they keep their bayonets, grenade launchers
Joan McCarter 05/18/2015 63
Big Medicaid enrollment numbers serve as excuse to Republican governors to refuse expansion
Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) In light of ...
Joan McCarter 05/18/2015 24
A poison pill in the trade agreement: Medicare cuts
In order for President Obama's Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement to be more politically palatable, it needs something called "trade adjustment ...
Joan McCarter 05/18/2015 74
President Obama announces ban, restrictions on some militarized police equipment transfers
President Obama ...
Joan McCarter 05/18/2015 30
Senate slides into NSA reform impasse
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's bid to to pass ...
Joan McCarter 05/15/2015 10
Sen. Pat Toomey flip-flops, lifts block on judicial nominee
Sen. Pat Toomey Sen. Pat ...
Joan McCarter 05/15/2015 21
Rick Scott would rather shut down government than take Obamacare Medicaid funding
Florida needs to prepare for a government shutdown, says Republican Gov. Rick Scott, because he and the Florida House continue to refuse the state Senate's budget solution of accepting Medicaid ...
Joan McCarter 05/15/2015 116
Jeb Bush's magical Apple Watch as a healthcare system
Yeah, there's no health insurance app there, either. Jeb Bush believes Obamacare should be repealed.
Joan McCarter 05/15/2015 123

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