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Obama Asks Congress to Act On Health Care

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In a nationally televised address before Congress, President Barack Obama asked lawmakers to pass health care insurance reform, the top priority of his presidency. Congress…read more

Congress Weighs New Tax on Health Benefits

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In an effort to find new ways to fund health care form, Congress is considering taxing the most expensive employer-provided health plans, sometimes called “Cadillac”…read more

Sotomayor Senate Hearings Begin

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Federal appeals judge and U.S. Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee for the first of several days of hearings to…read more

AIG Controversy Heats Up Washington

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President Barack Obama and members of Congress expressed outrage yesterday after the struggling insurance company AIG revealed that it had spent $165 million in bonuses…read more

What’s An Earmark?

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President Obama on Wednesday signed a $410 billion budget bill leftover from last year thus preventing the federal government from running out of money. But…read more

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