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"A Hollow Bromide": Don’t Believe The Hype; Republicans Still Don’t Have A Health Care Plan

With the Supreme Court considering a case that could unravel the Affordable Care Act, leaving some 8.2 million Americans suddenly uninsured and sending premiums skyrocketing, the Republican Party has a comforting message for voters: We have a solution. 576 more words

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END DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME | Petition2Congress

END DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME | Petition2Congress

I actually kept my letter simple:

I would like to see an end to DST. It disrupts sleep patterns, circadian rhythm, and therefore can have a negative impact on mental health for many people.

Mental Health

Paul Ryan: GOP's Tax Credit Health Plan Gives Choice Free Rein

Rep. Paul Ryan says that the tax credits included in his replacement plan for Obamacare are not like the subsidies in the current law, as the replacement plan allows buyers more freedom. 449 more words

Current Events

Paul Ryan, John Kline and Fred Upton: An Off-Ramp From ObamaCare

Wall Street Journal: If the Supreme Court follows the law, there will be an opening for a sane health-care alternative. Here it is.

Editor’s note: The following was written by Republicans John Kline, Paul Ryan and Fred Upton, chairmen, respectively, of the House committees on Education and Workforce, Ways and Means, and Energy and Commerce. 60 more words

Politics

Minnesota Congressman Breaks Party Ranks Over DHS Funding

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Freshman Congressman Tom Emmer is making headlines for criticizing fellow Republicans for their role in a possible shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security. 481 more words

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Debate on NCLB Reauthorization Dies on House Floor Late Friday; No Vote Taken

The bill—passed out of committee in mid-February and considered on the floor of  the U.S. House of Representatives last Friday—to launch a long-overdue reauthorization of the federal education law was not a good bill.  956 more words

Equity & Opportunity To Learn

House approves Nolan amendment for tribal schools

D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives Thursday approved U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan’s amendment to H.R. 5 – the Student Success Act – putting Congress on record that Indian children will not have to attend school in buildings that are dilapidated and dangerous. 162 more words

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