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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, Jr. was indicted for working with others to engage in
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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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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
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Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed Against City of San Jacinto

On November 13, 2012, the Justice Department announced that it filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city of San
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Structure of the U.S. States

The Structure of the U.S. StatesThe United States is made up of 50 federated states that share sovereignty with the
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French Lawmakers Approve Same-Sex Marriage Bill

Same-sex marriage in France is now one step closer to legality, as lawmakers in the lower house of parliament approved
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Jobless Benefits May be Cut by 10%

  Forced federal budget cuts initiated by Congress could cost the jobless up to 10% in their unemployment benefits. This proposal would take place March 1st if the budget proposal
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