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TribLIVE
Preparing for even worse timeshave trouble grasping what is going on in the world and when the next economic
Preparing for even worse times
TribLIVE / Posted 7 hours ago
have trouble grasping what is going on in the world and when the next economic collapse will occur. All I know is that our Congressional Budget Office, a nonpartisan federal agency within the legislative branch of our government, keeps warning the... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva and Pima County Supervisor Ray Carrolland more. Then Pima County Supervisor Ray Carroll talks about the upcoming bond
Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva and Pima County Supervisor Ray Carroll
Tucson Weekly / Posted yesterday
and more. Then Pima County Supervisor Ray Carroll talks about the upcoming bond election, why he voted against the county budget, the latest on his opposition to the Rosemont Mine project, what he remembers about author Charles Bowden on the first... Read more
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Reuters
Appalachian coal country wants Republican nod for federal aid$1 billion federal aid program from the Obama administration to save local econ
Appalachian coal country wants Republican nod for federal aid
Reuters / Posted yesterday
$1 billion federal aid program from the Obama administration to save local economies ravaged by the decline of the coal industry. Nearly a dozen Appalachian coal mining communities have passed resolutions over the past few weeks supporting... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Geisinger raises minimum wage to $10 per hourfor the pay increases is about $3.31 million, Geisinger officials said. Amy Br
Geisinger raises minimum wage to $10 per hour
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
for the pay increases is about $3.31 million, Geisinger officials said. Amy Brayford, Geisinger chief human resources officer, said increasing pay rates “will help us to continue to retain and hire the best employees.” “As an organization, we... Read more
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Orange County Register
Ask Emily: Looming ObamacareBill Hammett, an insurance broker near San Diego. Q.The Affordable Care Act se
Ask Emily: Looming Obamacare
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
Bill Hammett, an insurance broker near San Diego. Q.The Affordable Care Act seems to penalize companies that offer generous health plans as a means to attract and keep talent. Could you explain the reasoning behind the excise tax? A. The... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
From the Center with Rolly Espinapolitics� for putting a stop to the project that's supposed to benefit people i
From the Center with Rolly Espina
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
politics� for putting a stop to the project that's supposed to benefit people in the future, especially since housing developments are active in the area and the road is supposed to connect to the airport road. However, based on the... Read more
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Roll Call
Free Affordable Care Act From Unpopular Taxes | Commentary Even as the White House touts its success, the Affordable Care A
Free Affordable Care Act From Unpopular Taxes
Roll Call / Posted 2 days ago
| Commentary Even as the White House touts its success, the Affordable Care Act, dubbed “Obamacare,” remains unpopular. However, many of the most hated provisions – new taxes – are not vital to the law’s... Read more
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Market Watch
This Republican wants to cut spending beyond the sequesterWashington should ‘think bigger’ than the sequester. WASHINGTON (MarketWatch)
This Republican wants to cut spending beyond the sequester
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
Washington should ‘think bigger’ than the sequester. WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — For Rep. Kevin Brady, the “sequester” just isn’t enough. “I actually believe we ought to be looking broader and bolder” than the sequester, Washington shorthand... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Geisinger raises minimum wage for workersannual costs for the pay increases is about $3.31 million, Geisinger officials
Geisinger raises minimum wage for workers
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
annual costs for the pay increases is about $3.31 million, Geisinger officials said. Increasing pay rates “will help us to continue to retain and hire the best employees,” said Amy Brayford, Geisinger chief human resources officer. “As an... Read more
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Business Insider
Eric Holder's corporate law firm is turning into a 'shadow Justice Department'The revolving door between the Department of Justice and a certain corporate la
Eric Holder's corporate law firm is turning into a 'shadow Justice Department'
Business Insider / Posted 3 days ago
The revolving door between the Department of Justice and a certain corporate law firm is spinning faster than ever. On July 6, former Attorney General Eric Holder returned to his previous employer, Covington & Burling — a firm that's represented the... Read more
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Calcutta News
$6.7 bn tactical vehicle contract of US army goes to Oshkosh OSHKOSH, Wisconsin - The United States Army has awarded Oshkosh a $6.75-billi
$6.7 bn tactical vehicle contract of US army goes to Oshkosh
Calcutta News / Posted 3 days ago
OSHKOSH, Wisconsin - The United States Army has awarded Oshkosh a $6.75-billion contract to build almost 17,000 new light trucks that replace ageing Humvees for its new joint light... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Mounting college debt targeted in 2nd District racesaddled with huge student loan debts has worked its way into political wranglin
Mounting college debt targeted in 2nd District race
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
saddled with huge student loan debts has worked its way into political wrangling leading up to an election for Maine’s 2nd Congressional District seat that doesn’t happen for another 14 months. On Monday, Maine Democratic leaders held a news... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Editorials from around Pennsylvaniaknow how to solve the problem." Make no mistake, China is no bit player in the
Editorials from around Pennsylvania
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
know how to solve the problem." Make no mistake, China is no bit player in the current market turmoil. Its outrageously high growth pronouncements (7 percent. Really?) pretty much have been exposed as a fiction of its communist regime. But... Read more
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Daily Herald
Schaumburg Business Association watching 8th District race closelyCandidates vying for the 8th Congressional District next fall haven't courted t
Schaumburg Business Association watching 8th District race closely
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Candidates vying for the 8th Congressional District next fall haven't courted the Schaumburg Business Association yet. But President Kaili Harding says they'd be wise to. Harding said current 8th District U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, a Hoffman... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Neugebauer says budget should be top priority of upcoming sessionMembers of Congress return to Washington next month following their summer rece
Neugebauer says budget should be top priority of upcoming session
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
Members of Congress return to Washington next month following their summer recess, and they'll have just a few weeks to pass spending bills to keep the government running. Congress reconvenes on September 8th, and the end of the fiscal year is... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Neugebauer says budget should be top priority of upcoming sessionMembers of Congress return to Washington next month following their summer rece
Neugebauer says budget should be top priority of upcoming session
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 3 days ago
Members of Congress return to Washington next month following their summer recess, and they'll have just a few weeks to pass spending bills to keep the government running. Congress reconvenes on September 8th, and the end of the fiscal year is... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Neugebauer says budget should be top priority of upcoming sessionMembers of Congress return to Washington next month following their summer rece
Neugebauer says budget should be top priority of upcoming session
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 3 days ago
Members of Congress return to Washington next month following their summer recess, and they'll have just a few weeks to pass spending bills to keep the government running. Congress reconvenes on September 8th, and the end of the fiscal year is... Read more
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The Manila Times
The Trillanes touch: What he touches becomes squalidAugust 26, 2015 11:14 pm Maybe what we are looking at here is the reverse of t
The Trillanes touch: What he touches becomes squalid
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
August 26, 2015 11:14 pm Maybe what we are looking at here is the reverse of the Midas touch. In Greek legend, King Midas was given the power by the god Dionysus to turn everything he touched into... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Editorials from around Pennsylvaniaknow how to solve the problem." Make no mistake, China is no bit player in the
Editorials from around Pennsylvania
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
know how to solve the problem." Make no mistake, China is no bit player in the current market turmoil. Its outrageously high growth pronouncements (7 percent. Really?) pretty much have been exposed as a fiction of its communist regime. But... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Editorials from around Pennsylvaniaknow how to solve the problem." Make no mistake, China is no bit player in the
Editorials from around Pennsylvania
New Jersey Herald / Posted 3 days ago
know how to solve the problem." Make no mistake, China is no bit player in the current market turmoil. Its outrageously high growth pronouncements (7 percent. Really?) pretty much have been exposed as a fiction of its communist regime. But... Read more
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Profit Confidential
Gaurav Iyer: Wall Street’s Stock Market Bubble Example of Mass Delusiona better financial position. But by doing that they added heavily to the supply
Gaurav Iyer: Wall Street’s Stock Market Bubble Example of Mass Delusion
Profit Confidential / Posted 3 days ago
a better financial position. But by doing that they added heavily to the supply of money. The hope was that new money, plus rock-bottom interest rates, would create an environment for banks to lend and businesses to spend. And all the spending... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
AP News in Brief at 9Another losing day on Wall Street as early rally fades; Dow sheds more than 200
AP News in Brief at 9
New Jersey Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Another losing day on Wall Street as early rally fades; Dow sheds more than 200 points Just when it looked as if the bleeding had stopped, it started up again. A rally in U.S. stocks evaporated in the minutes before the closing bell Tuesday,... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
AP News in Brief at 9Another losing day on Wall Street as early rally fades; Dow sheds more than 200
AP News in Brief at 9
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 4 days ago
Another losing day on Wall Street as early rally fades; Dow sheds more than 200 points Just when it looked as if the bleeding had stopped, it started up again. A rally in U.S. stocks evaporated in the minutes before the closing bell Tuesday,... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
AP News in Brief at 7Another losing day on Wall Street as early rally fades; Dow sheds more than 200
AP News in Brief at 7
New Jersey Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Another losing day on Wall Street as early rally fades; Dow sheds more than 200 points Just when it looked as if the bleeding had stopped, it started up again. A rally in U.S. stocks evaporated in the minutes before the closing bell Tuesday,... Read more
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FOX Business
Is Social Security Really Going Broke?The just-released report on the long-term outlook for Social Security’s finance
Is Social Security Really Going Broke?
FOX Business / Posted 4 days ago
The just-released report on the long-term outlook for Social Security’s finances contains surprisingly good news: instead of being exhausted by 2033, the Trust Fund will be empty sometime in 2034. In addition, the “actuarial deficit” went down... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
AP News in Brief at 5financial market turmoil (all times local): 4:30 p.m. At its peak Tuesday, th
AP News in Brief at 5
New Jersey Herald / Posted 4 days ago
financial market turmoil (all times local): 4:30 p.m. At its peak Tuesday, the Dow was up 441 points from its previous day's close. After a sharp sell-off in the final hour of trading, the index ended the day down more than 200 points. In... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
CBO says US revenue gains push down deficit, delay defaultWASHINGTON: The U.S. budget deficit is likely to fall by US$60 billion in 2015
CBO says US revenue gains push down deficit, delay default
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON: The U.S. budget deficit is likely to fall by US$60 billion in 2015 due to strong revenue gains, the Congressional Budget Office said on Tuesday, enabling the government to stave off default without a debt limit hike perhaps through early... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
CBO sees lower US deficit in 2015 as revenues climbWASHINGTON: The U.S. budget deficit is likely to fall by US$60 billion in 2015
CBO sees lower US deficit in 2015 as revenues climb
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON: The U.S. budget deficit is likely to fall by US$60 billion in 2015 due to strong revenue gains, the Congressional Budget Office said on Tuesday, adding that the government may be able to pay its bills without a debt limit hike through... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Asa Hutchinson offers Mad Libs of Republican talking points to Health Reform Task Forcetask force remains on a quest to find, well, something that would allow the sta
Asa Hutchinson offers Mad Libs of Republican talking points to Health Reform Task Force
Arkansas Times / Posted 5 days ago
task force remains on a quest to find, well, something that would allow the state to continue the private option while plausibly being able to say that the private option is over and they came up with something better. Ultimately, if implementing... Read more
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Investopedia
What's Wrong with the American Tax Systemconditions that propelled the United States to its global economic predominance
What's Wrong with the American Tax System
Investopedia / Posted 5 days ago
conditions that propelled the United States to its global economic predominance. When President Ronald Reagan came into office, this pattern of tax rates diverged. He instigated top tax rate cuts, which have continued to follow a downward trend.... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Ask Emily: Obamacare tax already affecting worker health plansDiego who works with employers across California. Q: The Affordable Care Act s
Ask Emily: Obamacare tax already affecting worker health plans
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Diego who works with employers across California. Q: The Affordable Care Act seems to penalize companies that offer generous health plans as a means to attract and keep talent. Could you explain the reasoning behind the excise tax? A: The... Read more
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Salon.com
Meet the Tea Party’s evangelical quack: David Barton is Glenn Beck’s favorite “historian”The popular dissemination of Reconstructionist ideas is evident in the framing
Meet the Tea Party’s evangelical quack: David Barton is Glenn Beck’s favorite “historian”
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
The popular dissemination of Reconstructionist ideas is evident in the framing and language used by people in the religious right, if you have an ear for it. I think of this as analogous to the way in which a New Englander can hear the difference... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Tia Mitchell: Lessons learned from special session No. 2Special session No. 2 ended the same way the regular session did earlier this y
Tia Mitchell: Lessons learned from special session No. 2
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
Special session No. 2 ended the same way the regular session did earlier this year: with drama, hard feelings and House and Senate Republicans blaming each other. If you had asked me a couple of days ago, I would have said that there is less... Read more
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Philly.com
Trump's immigration planwhat exactly those “family reasons” were; Rosenblum said some reuniting with fa
Trump's immigration plan
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
what exactly those “family reasons” were; Rosenblum said some reuniting with family members come to the U.S. illegally because of the long wait times for family visas. There is ample evidence that the health of the U.S. economy, and therefore the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Looking Back On The Presidency Of Donald Trump - A Dispatch From The Future2017. The fact that Gandhi never said these words was among the very least of o
Looking Back On The Presidency Of Donald Trump - A Dispatch From The Future
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 days ago
2017. The fact that Gandhi never said these words was among the very least of our problems. Besides, the line drew rapturous applause from the crowd. According to a joint statement released by the White House and Nielsen, the Trump Inaugural drew... Read more
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Daily Mail
Presidential candidate 'Deez Nuts' revealed as high school student, 15parents and has seen his passport. 'I’ve told my family and some of my friends
Presidential candidate 'Deez Nuts' revealed as high school student, 15
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
parents and has seen his passport. 'I’ve told my family and some of my friends from school. They still think it’s hilarious.' Deez Nuts is among 585 registered candidates and as well as his success in North Carolina, he pulled in eight per cent... Read more
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Daily Mail
Trump overplays military credentials, claims he got award from MarinesTrump overplays his military credentials with claim of award from the US Marine
Trump overplays military credentials, claims he got award from Marines
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Trump overplays his military credentials with claim of award from the US Marines – but it was a Marine charity that honored him after six-figure donation Trump said during a CNN interview that he was given 'one of the biggest civilian awards by the... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Running on Emptyface of her other daughter's medical needs, as well as paying rent and utilitie
Running on Empty
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
face of her other daughter's medical needs, as well as paying rent and utilities, "Food seems to be the last thing in the budget." While Jane was able to provide two meals on the weekends, they had to be spaced out "to try and convince the kids... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
What they told PCIJcam, and a fifth promised to send his reply via courier. The three who sent re
What they told PCIJ
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 10 days ago
cam, and a fifth promised to send his reply via courier. The three who sent response letters – Cagayan de Oro City Rep. Rufus B. Rodriguez, Bohol Gov. Edgar M. Chatto, and Sagay City, Negros Occidental Mayor Alfredo D. Marañon III – denied... Read more
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The Shawnee News-Star
Republican event: Town Hall draws crowdAbout 120 residents from area counties gathered Tuesday at Gordon Cooper Techno
Republican event: Town Hall draws crowd
The Shawnee News-Star / Posted 10 days ago
About 120 residents from area counties gathered Tuesday at Gordon Cooper Technology Center to hear state leaders discuss issues facing Oklahoma, the United States and the world. Posted Aug. 19, 2015 at 8:00 AM Posted Aug. 19, 2015 at 8:00 AM About... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Woman Who Could Stop Climate ChangeCOP, which coincided with the seventh MOP, took place in South Africa. There it
The Woman Who Could Stop Climate Change
The New Yorker / Posted 11 days ago
COP, which coincided with the seventh MOP, took place in South Africa. There it was decided that the work of previous COPs and MOPs had been inadequate, and a new group was formed—the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced... Read more
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Zero Hedge
No, Bernanke … Defense Spending Does NOT Help the Economy!educated citizenry, and so on. This is the point that retiring Rep. Barney Fran
No, Bernanke … Defense Spending Does NOT Help the Economy!
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 days ago
educated citizenry, and so on. This is the point that retiring Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) learned back in 1999 in a House Banking Committee hearing with then-Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan. Frank asked what factors were producing our... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Q&A: will Donald Trump's immigration plan blow up the US economy?to that? Q: But how would they be able to tell which remittances were from ill
Q&A: will Donald Trump's immigration plan blow up the US economy?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 days ago
to that? Q: But how would they be able to tell which remittances were from illegal wages and which were from somebody who just wants to send money to Mexico? A: The plan does not get into that. An army of auditors and investigators? Q: Isn’t... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
GOP hopeful Scott Walker offers health plan with tax credits - MINNEAPOLIS ( — Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker's plan for replacing President Barack Obama's health care law would extend refundable tax credits to help pay for priv...by his campaign, blamed fellow Republicans with not doing enough to repeal the
GOP hopeful Scott Walker offers health plan with tax credits - MINNEAPOLIS ( — Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker's plan for replacing President Barack Obama's health care law would extend refundable tax credits to help pay for priv...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 11 days ago
by his campaign, blamed fellow Republicans with not doing enough to repeal the law. "Republican leaders in Washington told us during the campaign last year that we needed a Republican Senate to repeal Obamacare," Walker said in the prepared... Read more
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The Signal
GOP hopeful Scott Walker offers health plan with tax creditsby his campaign, blamed fellow Republicans with not doing enough to repeal the
GOP hopeful Scott Walker offers health plan with tax credits
The Signal / Posted 11 days ago
by his campaign, blamed fellow Republicans with not doing enough to repeal the law. "Republican leaders in Washington told us during the campaign last year that we needed a Republican Senate to repeal Obamacare," Walker said in the prepared... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
GOP hopeful Scott Walker offers health plan with tax creditsby his campaign, blamed fellow Republicans with not doing enough to repeal the
GOP hopeful Scott Walker offers health plan with tax credits
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
by his campaign, blamed fellow Republicans with not doing enough to repeal the law. "Republican leaders in Washington told us during the campaign last year that we needed a Republican Senate to repeal Obamacare," Walker said in the prepared... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
GOP Hopeful Scott Walker Offers Health Plan With Tax Creditsby his campaign, blamed fellow Republicans with not doing enough to repeal the
GOP Hopeful Scott Walker Offers Health Plan With Tax Credits
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 11 days ago
by his campaign, blamed fellow Republicans with not doing enough to repeal the law. "Republican leaders in Washington told us during the campaign last year that we needed a Republican Senate to repeal Obamacare," Walker said in the prepared... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
GOP Hopeful Scott Walker Offers Health Plan With Tax Creditsby his campaign, blamed fellow Republicans with not doing enough to repeal the
GOP Hopeful Scott Walker Offers Health Plan With Tax Credits
NBC Connecticut / Posted 11 days ago
by his campaign, blamed fellow Republicans with not doing enough to repeal the law. "Republican leaders in Washington told us during the campaign last year that we needed a Republican Senate to repeal Obamacare," Walker said in the prepared... Read more
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WDIO Duluth
Walker Offers Health Plan with Tax Creditsby his campaign, blamed fellow Republicans with not doing enough to repeal the
Walker Offers Health Plan with Tax Credits
WDIO Duluth / Posted 11 days ago
by his campaign, blamed fellow Republicans with not doing enough to repeal the law. "Republican leaders in Washington told us during the campaign last year that we needed a Republican Senate to repeal Obamacare," Walker said in the prepared... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Scott Walker Reveals Plan to Repeal 'Obamacare'by his campaign, blamed fellow Republicans with not doing enough to repeal the
Scott Walker Reveals Plan to Repeal 'Obamacare'
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 11 days ago
by his campaign, blamed fellow Republicans with not doing enough to repeal the law. "Republican leaders in Washington told us during the campaign last year that we needed a Republican Senate to repeal Obamacare," Walker said in the prepared... Read more
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