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Split State Power Tempers GOP's Health Care Plans

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — After two years of vilifying the federal health overhaul and the state’s health insurance exchange, Minnesota Republicans face Democratic opposition in the Senate and governor’s office that will scale back their hopes for a wholesale makeover. 554 more words

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Next battle in the war on science

The war over science is heating up on Capitol Hill.

GOP House members have had little success reining in research agencies so far, but, emboldened by their growing majorities, they’re hoping for better luck next year. 1,713 more words

Science

Use of Social Media Inside Your Business: Are you in control?

The latest examples of the security and compliance risks created by social media within the past week:

1. Fake Starbucks account instagram account @theofficialstarbuckscoffee offers customers a $35 Gift Card. 698 more words

Regulatory Compliance

He's Damaging The Presidency? Really?

Sometimes I wonder just how Speaker Boehner says these things with a straight face!

He warned the President! He warned him!

He warned the President that he was making it impossible for him to pass immigration legislation! 142 more words

Conservative Politics

"The 'Right' In It's 'Wrong' Mind": Will The GOP Scrap Obama’s State Of The Union address?

In early 1999, the political environment in Washington, D.C., bordered on surreal. President Clinton had just been impeached. House Speaker Newt Gingrich had just been ousted from his leadership post, forced out by his own members. 483 more words

Politics

"Stick A Fork In It, It's Done": When Even 'Definitive' Isn’t Enough For The House GOP

Towards the end of the House Intelligence Committee’s report on the 2012 attack in Benghazi, the document notes that the panel’s findings were the result of two years of “intensive investigation,” which included careful review of thousands of pages of materials, 20 events and hearings, and extensive interviews. 464 more words

Politics

Sony Pictures breached - or was it?

Last week, the big “did they or didn’t they” story was an alleged giant-sized hack on Sony’s PlayStation Network (PSN).

Crooks published what they claimed were sample usernames and passwords from PSN and other networks, which they named as Windows Live and 2K Gaming. 779 more words

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