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Healthcare: White House vows plan will offer insurance to every American

The White House’s top economic adviser said Sunday that every American enrolled in ObamaCare will continue to have access to health insurance under the Republicans’ replacement plan, amid arguments that millions will lose their coverage. “We don’t think so,” White House Chief Economic Adviser Gary Cohn said on “Fox News Sunday,” when asked if many

Clinton Controversies Drag On as Next Phase of Campaign Begins

Questions on Clinton foundation, e-mails, Benghazi committee to linger through summer. Hillary Clinton is facing a convergence of controversies and questions, old and new, that are likely to drag through the Democratic nominating convention into the general election and offer Republicans a ready-made framework for attacks. A Wall Street Journal report this week is bringing

Pentagon Official Criticizes Benghazi Panel Information Requests

A Pentagon official complained that the Republican-led House committee investigating Hillary Clinton’s response to the 2012 Benghazi attacks has launched a “crescendo” of new demands for interviews and other information that the Defense Department considers unnecessary. Committee staff have threatened to subpoena some service members because the department is unable to move quickly enough to

Obama seeks to expand flex-time for government workers

 President Barack Obama, as part of efforts to make the U.S. workplace more accommodating for employees with families, will on Monday direct federal agencies to step up efforts to give workers more leeway in determining their schedules. Obama, who is seeking to boost Democratic fortunes before the midterm elections in November, has been urging Congress

White House-Congress rift over Bergdahl deal deepens

 A political storm over the trade of five Taliban inmates for a captured American soldier intensified on Monday when Obama administration officials told U.S. lawmakers that up to 90 people within the administration – but no members of Congress – were told in advance about the swap. “It strikes me as unfortunate that they could

Veterans Administration Kills Softly While Other Agencies Arm To The Teeth

Bob Barr In 2009, Sarah Palin was the first to coin the phrase “death panel” in a Facebook post about the future of government-run healthcare. “Government health care will not reduce the cost; it will simply refuse to pay the cost,” Palin wrote. “And who will suffer the most when they ration care? The sick,

Obama, Republicans openly feud over immigration legislation

 Partisan bickering over immigration reform legislation intensified on Wednesday as President Barack Obama and House of Representatives Republicans accused each other of standing in the way of progress one year after bipartisan Senate legislation was introduced. On the one-year anniversary of the Senate bill, Obama went on the attack after a long period of trying