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Sen. Jeanne Shaheen said Monday that insurance agents and brokers are being marginalized at a time when they could play a key role in signing up Americans under Obamacare.
Add Sen. David Vitter to the growing list of GOP lawmakers throwing cold water on a new deal to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for scaling back economic sanctions.
by Kellan Howell | Published November 25, 2013 Comments
Frustrated, tightfisted voters have left both the Democratic and Republican senatorial campaign committees with less money in their pockets as the midterm elections loom.
Much like his American counterpart, British Foreign Secretary William Hague on Monday had to respond to a mix of hope and deep skepticism over a new deal to freeze Iran's path to a nuclear weapon.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is trucking along north of the border despite a seemingly endless stream of scandal, but he hasn't ducked barbs from late-night television.
Canada's foreign minister said Monday he is "deeply skeptical" about the new deal to freeze Iran's nuclear program for six months and said his country's sanctions will stay in "full force" against the country, according to Canadian broadcaster CBC.
Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday an interim deal to freeze Iran's nuclear capabilities leaves too much in place and gives up the "chance to deliver a body blow" to the country's program.
A new poll says Americans are more unlikely to feel upbeat about their personal health coverage than the health care situation, nationally.
Rep. Mike Rogers said Monday the Obama administration wanted a deal to curb Iran's nuclear program so badly that it ended up locking in the country's right to enrich uranium and ignored key aspect of its weapons program, such as research and missile facilities.
by | Published November 24, 2013 Comments
If President Obama hoped to "tamp down the fire" over his health care law's flawed rollout, he threw kerosene on it by deciding to delay the start of next year's open enrollment period until after the midterm elections, columnist George F. Will said Sunday.
Fifty-five percent of likely U.S. voters think the Senate should allow a yes-or-no vote on every presidential nominee, according to a new Rasmussen poll.
by THE WASHINGTON TIMES | Published November 22, 2013 Comments
Conservative radio host and syndicated columnist Armstrong Williams is hosting a town hall meeting Friday evening that will feature guests that include Dr. Ben Carson, former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele, and 2012 GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain.
Sen. Roy Blunt, Missouri Republican, said Democrats' push to end filibusters for most presidential appointments is a bad precedent in a body that was supposed to serve as a model for the world as an example of how a democracy protects the rights of a minority.
Sen. Tim Kaine, Virginia Democrat, on Friday morning gave a shout-out to a majority-rules chamber over which he used to preside — the Virginia state Senate — as evidence that it's possible for his colleagues in Washington to work together after Democrats passed historic filibuster reform Thursday.
President Obama's approval rating has hit a new low in another survey, with 41 percent of Americans approving of his job performance in a new CNN poll.
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Bad science puts rich nations on the hook for trillions in climate liabilities
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