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News Briefing for Friday, November 14 and Saturday, November 15, 2014

HEALTHCARE: Study: 42 Percent of New Medicaid Recipients in the Last Two Years Were Immigrants “Almost half of the low-income Americans who have enrolled in Medicaid in the past two years are immigrants to the United States, according to a new report, suggesting that Obamacare’s large expansion in the program will disproportionately benefit immigrants as well. “The data show that immigrants and their children accounted for 42 percent of the growth in Medicaid enrollment from 2011 to 2013,” the CIS report says. Because immigrants are more likely to have low incomes or lack insurance from their jobs, they’re much more likely to be ...

TOPLINE: Stuff You Need to Know for Thursday, November 6, 2014

Jenny Beth Martin:  Tea Party Values, And Enthusiasm, Paved The Way For GOP Victory Political shamans in both parties sought to characterize the midterm election results before the polls even opened Tuesday morning. But a funny thing happened on the way to Election Night 2014; just about all of them got it wrong. The simple reality is that tea party voters delivered the Senate to the Republican Party. The best post-mortem of the 2014 election cycle. http://dailycaller.com/2014/11/05/tea-party-values-and-enthusiasm-pave-the-way-for-gop-victory/2/   Obama Isn't Listening to Voters He Claims to Hear Shellacked and thumped by an ...

News Briefing for Thursday, November 6, 2014

HEALTHCARE: Will Boehner and McConnell Join Reid in Fully Funding Obamacare Before GOP Congress Is Seated? “Will the congressional Republican leaders—House Speaker John Boehner and current Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell—work with out-going Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to fully fund Obamacare in a lame-duck session of Congress before the newly elected Republican majorities in both houses can be seated? If you listen to what House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy was saying leading up to Tuesday’s elections that is what they will do. “My belief is you have one chance to make a first impression,” McCarthy told Politico in an ...