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  • 22Mar

    Finally! House Passes Historic Health Care Bill

    From npr Capping a year of legislative activity and ending decades of Democratic frustration, the House on Sunday passed a bill that would extend health care coverage to more than 30 million Americans. Quoting a letter from the late Sen.

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  • 19Mar

    The Billion Dollar Health Bill

    WASHINGTON — Love it or hate it, one thing that is indisputable about the Democrats’ big health care legislation is that the cost figures are going to come out right where President Obama said he wanted them. When the president

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  • 03Mar

    Jobless Benefits Extended

    From npr The Senate on Tuesday passed a $10 billion measure to maintain unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless and provide stopgap funding for highway programs after a holdout Republican dropped stalling tactics that had generated a Washington firestorm. Kentucky

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  • 23Feb

    More On Healthcare Reform

    Washington (CNN) — The Obama administration raised the stakes in the health care debate Monday, releasing a new blueprint that seeks to bridge the gap between measures passed by the Senate and House of Representatives last year. If enacted, the

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  • 17Feb

    Did Last Year's Stimulus, Stimulate The Economy?

    From npr A year ago on Feb. 17, President Obama sat down at a borrowed desk in a Denver museum and signed the “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act,” a massive government stimulus program designed to jump-start the ailing economy. A

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  • 29Jan

    Chris Matthews Under Fire for Comment About Obama

    From FoxNews MSNBC host Chris Matthews is under fire for commenting on air that President Obama has done so much to heal racial divides that “I forgot he was black” as he watched Obama’s first State of the Union address

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  • 28Jan

    State Of The Union Address: Focusing On Jobs

    WASHINGTON — President Obama vowed Wednesday night not to give up on his ambitious legislative agenda, using his first State of the Union address to chastise Republicans for working in lock-step against him and to warn Democrats to stiffen their

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  • 26Jan

    Domestic Spending Freeze On The Horizon

    WASHINGTON – Facing voter anger over mounting budget deficits, President Barack Obama will ask Congress to freeze spending for some domestic programs for three years beginning in 2011, administration officials said Monday. Separately, Obama unveiled plans to help a middle

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  • 25Jan

    State Of The Union Address

    Fromn NYT President Obama will propose in his State of the Union address a package of modest initiatives intended to help middle-class families, including tax credits for child care, caps on some student loan payments and a requirement that companies

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  • 15Jan

    Health Care Reform

    From cbsnews (AP) President Obama and congressional Democrats stand within days if not hours of striking final deals on historic health care legislation after key labor unions won concessions and pledged their support. “We are on the doorstep of accomplishing

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