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White House Clueless Over Scott Brown Win in Massachusetts

January 24, 2010
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Many political pundits are talking about how the Scott Brown win in Massachusetts was at least partially due to independent voters in Massachusetts showing their displeasure with how Obama and the Democrats are pursuing their agenda.  However, it appears that the White House is clueless about what the Scott Brown win in Massachusetts means....
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SEIU Warns Obama: Pass Obamacare or Else

January 23, 2010
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With the election of Scott Brown in Massachusetts, Obama and House and Senate Democrats are wondering how they can pass any version of Obamacare.  Lacking the 60 votes (bought or otherwise) in the Senate leaves Democrats a few very unpopular options such as pretending that Obamacare is a budget bill or having the unpopular...
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Obama Proposes New Financial Crisis Responsibility Fee

January 16, 2010
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The Obama administration recently trumpet their new “Financial Crisis Responsibility Fee”.  This new tax will apply to the nations largest 50 banks regardless if they participated in TARP or not.  They will also be slapped with Obama’s new Financial Crisis Responsibility Fee even if they have paid back any bailouts plus interest. One of...
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Obama Exempts Unions from Cadillac Tax, For Now…

January 14, 2010
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After the Senate passed their version of Obamacare health care reform, the labor unions began to object to the tax on the so called Cadillac insurance plans.  Today, the administration is announcing that they have reached a deal with labor leaders to gain the support of the nations unions. The terms of the deal will...
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Cadillac Insurance Tax and a House Divided

January 9, 2010
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Now that both the Senate and House have passed two different health care reform bills in support of Obamacare, the two houses of congress must come together to craft one bill.  This is proving to be more difficult than the Democrats had thought with various special interest groups opposing different components of the two bills....
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House Democrats Upset with Senate Bill

December 24, 2009
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After several weeks of wrangling , kickbacks, and out and out bribes, the Senate passed their version of Obamacare by a 60 to 39 vote along party lines. However, this doesn’t mean the bill is headed directly to the President’s desk. The Senate health care bill has to be reconciled with the House health...
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