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On Thursday afternoon, the U.S. House of Representatives secured enough votes — barely — to end key parts of the Affordable Care Act, better known as “Obamacare,” and replace them with new provisions.   The bill passed by a vote of 217 to 213. All 193 Democrats voting opposed the bill, and they were joined by 20 Republicans who voted “no.”  The passage…

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While it’s a move that will only be fair to the 800,000 government workers affected by the antics of selfish members of Congress, this Saturday, Oct. 5 (day 5 of the partial government shutdown) members will convene to discuss back pay for furloughed federal workers. It’s legislation supported by the White House and the Senate will…

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With the world reeling in alarm from the recent E. coli outbreak in northern Germany and Europe, one should ask what does this mean for me and my family. With 2,900 cases reported across Europe and a nearly two dozen deaths, one thing is certain: A similar outbreak could happen in the U.S. In fact,…

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