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Dems still ‘beyond realm of reality’ over Obamacare

Republican hopes of repealing or even drastically reforming Obamacare appear more bleak than ever after several moderate and conservative senators signaled they would not support the Senate bill championed by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Nonetheless, free-market health advocates believe there is a way for this Congress to make headway while the GOP still controls the […]

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Who decides for children? Parents or government?

U.N. Building in Manhattan, New York The Charlie Gard case in Great Britain is stirring fierce debate over whether parents ought to have the final decision for their children or whether the government or children themselves ought to have that power. But this debate goes much further than the U.K. or whether the parents of […]

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GOP warned: Fix filibuster rules to fix health-care bill

As Senate Republican leaders scramble to find the votes to pass a health-care bill, their fidelity to a warped understanding of the filibuster rules is deeply impacting the content of the legislation and the odds of passing anything in a deeply divided chamber. The filibuster is a powerful tool by which the minority in the […]

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Feds handcuff selves on illegal immigration

U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif. A new government report estimates that 1.4 million illegal immigrants are using the stolen Social Security numbers of Americans, a problem that is getting worse and being exacerbated by the inability of key federal agencies to work together. It’s a problem that U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., says demands congressional […]

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Dave Brat: 1st part of fix is Obamacare repeal

Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va. A key member of the House Freedom Caucus says the Senate health-care bill drifts too far towards the existing framework and that the smartest approach would be to repeal Obamacare and then get to work on a replacement, although he does not expect GOP leaders to choose that path. Rep. Dave […]

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