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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 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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Hidden Taxes in the Obamacare Bill

November 25, 2009
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Both the House Obamacare bill and the Senate Obamacare bill rely on massive tax increases on the American people.  Most of the major Obamacare details are known.  However, as more and more Obamacare details come to light, the impacts of the Obamacare bill on the American people become clear. One such impact is the...
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Alternative Healthcare Reform Bill Would Save $1.7 Trillion

November 6, 2009
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As we reported earlier today, the current house version of HR 3200 will cost America $1.8 trillion according to the CBO.  There is an alternative bill proposed by Republicans that would cost the American taxpayer $61 billion over 10 years, which is $1.7 trillion less than the house bill being voting on this weekend....
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Pelosi Version of Obamacare Will Cost $1.8 Trillion

November 6, 2009
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The Pelosi version of Obamacare will cost $1.8 trillion over 10 years according to the CBO.  This is in contrast to the claims of Nancy Pelosi that it will only cost $900 million and be deficit neutral. How can Pelosi be so far off from the $1.8 trillion estimate?  Here is a hint, she...
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3 Billion Reasons to Distrust House Health Care Reform Bill

November 3, 2009
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Last week, Nancy Pelosi unveiled the nearly 2000 page new version of the the House Health Care Reform Bill.  Pelosi pointed out that her version of the health care reform bill was under the $900 billion price tag that President Obama put on the plan. Pelosi indicated that the bill would cost just under...
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Pelosi Pushes for Tort Reform?

November 1, 2009
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Pelosi Pushes for Tort Reform?

The Democrat controlled House unveiled their nearly 2,000 page Health Care Reform bill this week providing another version of Obamacare.  One of the easier ways to reduce costs have been left out of most of the bills penned so far this year.  However, the newest House bill that Nancy Pelosi introduced does include a...
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