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President Obama Remarks on Prescription Drug Abuse…it’s about time


President Obama spoke at a community forum in Charleston, West Virginia, on prescription-drug abuse and heroin addiction. Prescription drugs are killing people at an alarming rate but the doctors/prescription-drug industries are never punished for handing out excess. While many street drug dealers are sent to jail everyday with years in […]

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Supreme Court upholds Michigan affirmative action ban


In a 6-2 decision, the Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s ban on the use of affirmative action in state universities. With Congress on continuous vacation, this decision could open the door for states to pass discrimination laws. Hopefully, states will continue down the road of justice for all:

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Healthcare.gov Website Security oversight and investigations


If you’re worried about signing up for healthcare on the federal or state exchanges, then this three plus hour video of testimony by Henry Chao, Deputy Chief Information Officer at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and others about the security of the Healthcare.gov website will help. Among […]

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50 years later and JFK is still a huge influence on my life


It’s been 50 plus years since John F. Kennedy was assassinated changing the future forever in America. Although I wasn’t born when he was murdered in Dallas, I still remember the first time I saw the footage of our young president’s brains being blowing out. I was only five years […]

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The Daily Show exposes the fallout from Sup. Ct. striking down Voting Rights Act


Mandvi goes to North Carolina to interview a Republican party official about recent legislation to combat “vote fraud.” This video is very alarming and the subject is a major threat to our democracy. In fact, the video was so offensive, the Republican speaking on behalf of the legislation in this […]

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Chris Christie Calls Special Election To Fill Frank Lautenberg Seat


Saying that an elected senator is needed quickly, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) on Tuesday called for a special election in October to fill the seat of Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D), who died on Monday.

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The conservative Supreme Court of the United States could strike down the 1965 Voting Rights Act


On the same-day President Obama unveiled of the Rosa Parks statue on Capital Hill, the Supreme Court of the United States was listening to arguments about overturning one of the most important bills passed by Congress; the Voting Rights Act of 1965. This law is one of the main reasons […]

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President Obama signs 23 executive orders on gun control


In a responds to the Newtown, CT shooting last years, President Obama signed into law today 23 executive orders to control sales in American. These 23 executive orders were brought to the attention by the Vice President Joe Biden and his gun team. During the press conference, President Obama gave […]

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John Boehner retains speakership, chokes up during opening speech


The de-facto leader of the Republican party John Boehner retains the job of Speaker of the House, but it wasn’t a smooth process. During the roll-call vote for the Speakership, many Republican members voted for other people such as Colin Powell (not serving in the House). The 112th Congress was […]

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Michigan Right-To-Work Bill Approved By Republican-Dominated House


The Michigan House of Reps today passed a bill for its state to be the 24th state to be right to work. This is a surprising turn of events for the state considering President Obama won the state in this year’s election season, but Republicans believe this measure will help […]

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Candidate Mitt Romney reacts to the SCOTUS ruling on the Affordable Care Act


Mitt Romney’s response to the Affordable Care Act is what we thought he would say, repeal and replace. The Republican party will run this argument into the ground until election day. The real question is, how could republicans vote for Mitt Romney when the Affordable Care Act is his own […]

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