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Tech Companies Call on Government to Reign in Surveillance

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Eight major tech companies, including Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter, banded together to write an open letter to the president and Congress…read more

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Senate Democrats Invoke “Nuclear Option” for Judicial Nominees

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Democrats in the Senate have invoked the so-called “nuclear option,” allowing them to confirm the president’s nominations for judgeships with a simple majority…read more

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Massachusetts Works to Curb Rising Healthcare Costs

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO President Obama’s Affordable Care Act modeled itself partly after healthcare reform in the state of Massachusetts. Although the changes have led to nearly…read more

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Obama Says Cancelled Health Plans Can Now Be Extended One Year

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Background The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires everyone to have health insurance, either through a private insurance company or through a government plan…read more

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Healthcare Web Site Plagued with Technical Bugs

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Since the Affordable Care Act’s online health care exchanges launched on October 1, the exchange website, www.healthcare.gov, has been fraught with technical problems…read more

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