Government

Called Out: Michelle Obama Confronts Gay-Rights Heckler at Fundraiser

    Called Out: Michelle Obama Confronts Gay-Rights Heckler at Fundraiser
A pro-gay rights audience member heckled and shouted at Michelle Obama last night regarding an executive order to prohibit sex discrimination as the first lady was speaking at a Democratic
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Obama Health Care Plan

A Summary of the Obama Health Care PlanPresident Obama passed the bill that led to the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, which many politicians simply refer to
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Deficit

What Is the Government Deficit?A deficit is the difference between a reference amount and the actual sum of money. In the government, the deficit is difference during a fiscal year
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The “Fiscal Cliff” will Certainly Affect States’ Budgets

The fiscal cliff is the expiration of federal tax provisions and implementation of spending cuts scheduled for January 2013.  If the fiscal cliff occurs, states—especially those connected to the federal
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Virgin Islands Senator Indicted for Multiple Types of Fraud

On November 8, 2012, the US Attorney’s Office for the District of the Virgin Islands announced that Senator Alvin Williams,
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Baylor University Medical Center to Pay over $900,000

On November 27, 2012, the Department of Justice announced that Baylor University Medical Center, Baylor Health Care System, and HealthTexas
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German Chancellor Gives-in to Conservatives on the Issue of Gay Rights

  German chancellor Angela Merkel has decided not to endorse an expansion of gay rights, even as many members of
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Michigan Court Delays Decision on Gay Marriage Ban

  A federal judge decided on Thursday that he will wait for the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on two
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Hillary Clinton Announces Her Support of Same Sex Marriage

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China’s Government Looking to Fight Inequality

  Last month, a report issued by the China National Bureau of Statistics revealed that inequality in the nation is slowly narrowing. Although good news, public outrage concerning unearned privilege
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