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News Briefing for Monday, November 17, 2014

HEALTHCARE: Obamacare's 2.0 health insurance enrollment period begins “President Barack Obama's plan to extend private health coverage to the uninsured entered a new uncertain phase on Saturday as U.S. government-backed online insurance marketplaces opened their 2015 plans to millions of potential enrollees. The HealthCare.gov website relaunched with little fanfare and appeared to work smoothly early on Saturday with no sign of the technical glitches that paralyzed the operation a year ago and drove Democrat Obama's signature domestic policy to the brink of disaster, exposing him to criticism from Republicans who have campaigned for its ...

News Briefing for Friday, October 3, 2014

HEALTHCARE: IDAHO SCHOOL DISTRICT CUTS HOURS FOR OVER 150 WORKERS DUE TO OBAMACARE “According to a report from Pocatello, ID NBC affiliate KPVI 6, the Twin Falls, ID school district had to cut hours of its employees due to $1 million in additional costs resulting from the implementation of ObamaCare. The district reduced some employee work weeks from 30 or 34 hours per week to 27 hours per week to avoid paying full health insurance. The cuts hit non-professional employees including teaching aides and cafeteria workers.” http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-TV/2014/10/02/Idaho-School-District-Cuts-Hours-for-Over-150-Workers-Due-to-ObamaCar...

Post-mortem on Senate amnesty vote

As is well-known by now, the Senate passed its amnesty bill last night. The total was 67 “Yea” votes, 27 “Nay” votes, and 6 non-votes. Of the 6 non-votes, two would have gone in support of the bill, while four would have gone against. Two of those non-votes were the Senators from Georgia, whose flights into Washington were delayed. A total of 14 Republicans voted with Democrats to pass the amnesty bill. This is bad news for those who want to prevent amnesty from getting through the Senate, as it is now likely all of these Republicans will vote for final passage later this week. As is well-known by now, the bill has always been fatally ...