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On 4th Anniversary of ACA Signing, South Carolina Business Leaders Sing Its Praises

On 4th Anniversary of ACA Signing, South Carolina Business Leaders Sing Its Praises
The fourth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act's signing is important to recognize. It has been a long four years of continuous fighting against the negativity and outright lies of its opponents. On this day, it's also important to listen when a small business details the health law's benefits for both employers and employees.
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How Obamacare Saved a Small Business Owner From Financial Ruin

How Obamacare Saved a Small Business Owner From Financial Ruin
Pete Dutro, a small business owner, single father and cancer survivor in New York City, says that while the Affordable Care Act is far from perfect, it's a good thing for him and his family.
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One Actress, One Ad, Six States: Why the Koch Brothers' Anti-Obamacare Argument Is Wearing Thin

One Actress, One Ad, Six States: Why the Koch Brothers' Anti-Obamacare Argument Is Wearing Thin
With an $850,000 ad buy running in six states, the Koch Brothers' Americans for Prosperity is doubling down on the anti-Obamacare rhetoric. Of course, using the same actress to tell the same non-story in six different states shows that the argument is on its last Super PAC-powered legs.
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The Audacity of Funny: Media Freaks Out Over Obama's 'Between Two Ferns' Appearance

The Audacity of Funny: Media Freaks Out Over Obama's 'Between Two Ferns' Appearance
CNN analyst and former presidential adviser to four different administrations, David Gergen, is none too happy that President Obama appeared on Funny or Die's "Between Two Ferns" with Zach Galifianakis. Why? No other President has gone on internet comedy shows before and doing so hurts the "majesty" of the Presidency. Lincoln never appeared on the Internet!
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Top White House Economists: Unemployment Will Drop to 6% by 2016 if Congress Enacts Additional Spending

Top White House Economists: Unemployment Will Drop to 6% by 2016 if Congress Enacts Additional Spending
President Barack Obama's top economists say the nation is on track to make economic progress over the next two years, but say it would do even better if Congress would enact the additional spending he proposed in his most recent budget. A divided Congress in an election year is not likely to heed that call.
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Jim Kuhnhenn
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Medicaid Working Wonders in VA's Anti-Healthcare GOP Districts

Medicaid Working Wonders in VA's Anti-Healthcare GOP Districts
Republicans in Virginia are benefiting from the very expansion of Medicaid they oppose. A new map circulating shows the real story: Working Medicaid would hurt the GOP in upcoming elections.
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When Harry Met Ballsy: Top Dem Calls Koch Brothers 'Un-American'

When Harry Met Ballsy: Top Dem Calls Koch Brothers 'Un-American'
Harry Reid finally let it all out. The Senate's top Democrat criticized a pair of billionaire brothers in unusually harsh terms Wednesday, accusing the conservative duo of being "un-American," spreading lies about President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and lacking a conscience.
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Obamacare and the Right-Wing Fight for Indentured Servitude

Obamacare and the Right-Wing Fight for Indentured Servitude
As Media Matters and other outlets noted last week, right-wing commentators drastically misrepresented a Congressional Budget Office report’s findings about the Affordable Care Act.
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No Rise in Premiums, Equal Access for Women: Oh, the Horrors of Obamacare!

No Rise in Premiums, Equal Access for Women: Oh, the Horrors of Obamacare!
A "real job creator" calls into Sam Seder's show and shares her story about the horrors associated with Obamacare: No rise in premiums, less discrimination for women seeking insurance, and a simpler process for her 15-20 employees. Oh, the horror!
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Workers at Fed Health Care Call Center Alleges Unpaid OT

Workers at Fed Health Care Call Center Alleges Unpaid OT
Customer service workers at a call center for insurance exchanges established under the federal health care overhaul have sued their employer in federal court, saying they were forced to work unpaid overtime.
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Rebecca Boone
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