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Medicaid Saved His Life, Yet Disabled AR State Senator Fights Desperately Against Expansion

Medicaid Saved His Life, Yet Disabled AR State Senator Fights Desperately Against Expansion
Medicaid saved Arkansas State Senator Josh Miller's life, yet the Republican congressman is fighting tooth and nail against a Medicaid expansion that would save the lives of many others in his state.
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Pro-Russian Ukrainians Slapped with Visa Restrictions, Financial Sanctions to Come

Pro-Russian Ukrainians Slapped with Visa Restrictions, Financial Sanctions to Come
The Obama administration slapped new visa restrictions Thursday on pro-Russian opponents of the new Ukraine government in Kiev and cleared the way for financial sanctions as the West began punishing Moscow for its occupation of Ukraine's Crimea region.
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WATCH: House Members Spar in Darrell Issa's Kangaroo Court-Like Oversight Committee

WATCH: House Members Spar in Darrell Issa's Kangaroo Court-Like Oversight Committee
At the kangaroo court that is GOP Representative Darrell Issa's Oversight Committee, no dissent is tolerated. When Elijah Cummings (D-MD) tried to counter a particularly egregious infraction by the chairman, his microphone was promptly silenced. Issa couldn't silence Cummings' outrage, though. Watch the video.
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Halliburton, Chamber of Commerce Urging SCOTUS to Give Corps More Power Against Class-Action Suits

Halliburton, Chamber of Commerce Urging SCOTUS to Give Corps More Power Against Class-Action Suits
The Supreme Court is considering whether to abandon a quarter-century of precedent and make it tougher for investors to band together to sue corporations for securities fraud. The Obama administration opposes the change.
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Sam Hananel
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NSA Metadata Used In Drone Assassination Program

NSA Metadata Used In Drone Assassination Program
The National Security Agency's metadata – the information gleaned from indiscriminate trolling of the nation's communication networks – is being used in the United States' drone program. The near constant revelations of new, and possibly illegal, uses of that metadata have rocked the NSA in the last year.
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MI Gov Rick Snyder Wants 50,000 Visas to Help Reinvigorate Detroit

MI Gov Rick Snyder Wants 50,000 Visas to Help Reinvigorate Detroit
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder plans to ask the Obama administration to set aside thousands of work visas to attract talented immigrants to live and work in bankrupt Detroit.
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Dem Senator to Obama: Trans-Pacific Partnership Secrecy Needs to End

Dem Senator to Obama: Trans-Pacific Partnership Secrecy Needs to End
The chairman of a Senate panel overseeing US foreign policy, Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), said the Obama administration needs to be more open about the details of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. There are concerns that the TPP will undermine US workers' competitiveness, as happened after NAFTA.
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GOP Throws Hissy-Fit Talkathon to Protest Obama Nominees

GOP Throws Hissy-Fit Talkathon to Protest Obama Nominees
Angry Republican Senators unable to filibuster Obama appointees are instead impotently talking through the time allotted for discussion, setting up delays for confirmations but doing little else.
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Administration Hunts Down Iran Sanction Evaders While Pleading for More Time for Diplomacy

Administration Hunts Down Iran Sanction Evaders While Pleading for More Time for Diplomacy
The Obama administration is targeting several companies and individuals for evading international sanctions against Iran and for providing support for Iran's nuclear program.
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Unable to Keep His Gun in His Pants, Secret Service Agent Renews Sex Scandal Chatter

Unable to Keep His Gun in His Pants, Secret Service Agent Renews Sex Scandal Chatter
For the second time in less than two years, scandal rocked the secret service. Agent Ignacio Zamora, Jr., left a bullet in a hotel room in the upscale Hayes-Adams in Washington, DC. A subsequent investigation found breaches in security between Zamora and his superior.
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