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October 30, 2013 |
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For nearly four years, President Obama has frequently offered some variation of this promise about the Affordable Care Act: "If you like your health-care plan," as he said in a speech to the American Medical Association in June 2009, "you'll be able to ke...
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October 23, 2013 |
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He sounded every bit the pitchman—repeating a 1-800 number, promising that "call centers are available" and reassuring viewers "you can get your questions answered by real people, 24 hours a day." And boy was he selling: "The product is good. . . . It's h...
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October 16, 2013 |
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There's plenty of blame to go around for the chaos in Washington, but at the top of the list is the absence of presidential leadership. When Congress is close to agreement but still divided, the country rightly counts on its chief executive to bridge the ...
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October 09, 2013 |
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Polls show both parties are suffering in the government shutdown and debt-ceiling fights. The numbers for Republicans are marginally worse than those for President Obama and Democrats, but no one is escaping without damage. For example, an Oct. 3-6 CNN p...
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October 02, 2013 |
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They said they wanted to avoid it, but at the stroke of midnight Monday, four people got the government shutdown they wanted. President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wanted a shutdown to restore the president's sagging approval ratin...
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September 25, 2013 |
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We are just days away from the October 1 deadline when the Affordable Care Act goes into effect, but President Barack Obama's signature law is nowhere near ready for primetime.  While Mr. Obama travels the country demonizing his political opponents and re...
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September 25, 2013 |
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This has been a bad year for President Obama. He lost the sequester PR battle, failed to pass gun control, stalled progress on immigration reform, and handled Syria ineptly. There's been tremendous problems implementing his signature health law, whose unp...
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September 18, 2013 |
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In 2010, Republicans took the House of Representatives by gaining 63 seats. They also picked up six U.S. senators and 675 state legislators, giving them control of more legislative chambers than any time since 1928. The GOP also won 25 of 40 gubernatorial...

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