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PA Lawmakers Disagree On ACA Repeal And Replacement PA Lawmakers Disagree On ACA Repeal And Replacement
- February 10, 2017

Their coverage could be in jeopardy if Obamacare is repealed without an adequate replacement plan ready to go. "There is a lot less agreement about what comes next", he said. You see, if people can get insurance when they are sick without penalty, then why would they pay premiums when they are well? They insisted that adds imperative to the repeal push. (more...)
Anti-DeVos rally planned for Capitol Hill ahead of Senate vote Anti-DeVos rally planned for Capitol Hill ahead of Senate vote
- February 07, 2017

All 48 Democratic senators are expected to vote against her confirmation. The Trump administration appears to be very confident that no other Republicans will vote against Betsy DeVos and that she will be approved tomorrow. She has spent more than two decades advocating for charter schools in her home state of MI and elsewhere around the country. Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) started off the talkathon with a speech for which she described DeVos as "someone who has spent her career trying ... (more...)
Protests against Trump's immigration order erupt at Philadelphia International Airport
- February 03, 2017

You have to do many things, you know. Trump's executive order last Friday put a 120-day halt on the United States refugee program, barred Syrian refugees indefinitely and imposed a 90-day suspension on people from seven predominantly Muslim countries - Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. (more...)
US President Trump gets first CONDEMNATION from another president US President Trump gets first CONDEMNATION from another president
- January 29, 2017

During this eight years in office, Obama signed 277 executive orders . This doesn't just prohibit funds from going toward abortion, though; the order prohibits funds from going to organizations for any reason, simply if they provide abortion counselling or even advocate for access to abortions. (more...)
The View Covers March for Life, Doesn't Understand What 'Pro-Life' Means The View Covers March for Life, Doesn't Understand What 'Pro-Life' Means
- January 27, 2017

That distinguished him further from Democrat Hillary Clinton - who campaigned previous year for repeal of the Hyde Amendment - making the general election choice clear for single-issue voters, despite the "negatives" and "moral issues" Trump presented, as one marcher put it. (more...)
What You Need to Know About School Vouchers (in 90 Seconds) What You Need to Know About School Vouchers (in 90 Seconds)
- January 26, 2017

This would allow parents and students to choose a school regardless of zip code, whether it be public, private, charter, traditional, online or home learning. Gov. Greg Abbott made a relatively rare appearance with Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, a tea party favorite who has always been Texas' leading advocate for vouchers where families get state money to remove children from public schools and send them to private and religious alternatives. (more...)