News Briefing for Friday, December 19

Dec 19, 2014

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HEALTHCARE: Surprise: Insurers Extend Another Obamacare Deadline, Costs to Spike in 2016 The law. It’s working, you guys. It’s working so well that one entire year into its full implementation, insurers feel compelled to extend yet another alleged deadline because…

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What’s wrong with the CRomnibus

Dec 17, 2014

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Last Thursday night, the House of Representatives voted to approve a massive spending bill, informally known as the “CRomnibus” (a combination of CR, or continuing resolution, and an omnibus bill). The 1,600-page bill was only released late on the preceding…

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Federal judge: executive amnesty unconstitutional

Dec 17, 2014

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A federal judge has spoken, and declared President Obama’s executive amnesty unconstitutional. On Tuesday, in the case United States v. Juarez-Escobar, a federal district court in Pennsylvania[1] ruled that executive amnesty violates the Constitution’s separation of powers. The case in…

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