Grazing Improvement Act Will Fleece Taxpayers While Harming Environment
When an interest group-let's say the National Cattlemen's Beef Association-supports a bill because it will " reduce the paperwork backlog ," you can pretty much guarantee that another group-let's say American taxpayers-are poised to be fleeced.
Wednesday Dec 4
Republicans Target Obama's 'Keep Your Doctors' Promise
Republicans have set their sights on President Barack Obama's repeated pledge that "if you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor."
Tue Dec 03, 2013
New Obamacare weapon for GOP: Doctors
Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso, the fourth-ranking Senate Republican, blasted Obama's latest health care speech Tuesday as misguided - particularly as consumers nationwide are losing their access to insurance.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Huffington Post
Kelly Ayotte: Obamacare's Still A 'Mess'
NOVEMBER 19: U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte speaks to members of the media as Senate Minority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell , Senator John Barrasso and Senator John Thune listen after the Senate Republican weekly policy luncheon November 19, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Holiday Meal With Troops
Submitted By: K2 News Desk, email@example.com While we have the freedom to spend the holidays with family and friends and we are able to do so thanks to those fighting for us over seas.
Barrasso lashes out at ObamaCare site delay
Senator John Barrasso joined a chorus of Republicans in lambasting the White House for Wednesday's announcement of a yearlong delay for the small-business healthcare exchange website being created under ObamaCare.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
On Fox News Sunday, AP's Julie Pace Makes Excuses For...
On Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace yesterday , the Associated Press's Julie Pace twice demonstrated why hanging the "Administration's Press" moniker on the self-described " essential global news network " is more than justified.
Western Livestock Journal
Grazing Improvement Act passes out of Senate committee
Producers dealing with the burdensome, political, regulatory process on their public lands leases were given a glimmer of hope last week, with the Senate committee passage of the Grazing Improvement Act.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Senate panel advances Barrasso grazing permit bill
A U.S. Senate committee has advanced a bill introduced by Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso that would keep livestock grazing permits on federal land despite environmental legal challenges.
The Washington Post
Five realities of Liz Cheney vs. Mike Enzi
Election Day is still about nine months away. But here in the Equality State, it seems as though everyone has started to form an opinion about the bitter Republican primary showdown between Sen. Mike Enzi and Liz Cheney.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Senate Committee Passes Grazing Improvement Act
The Public Lands Council and the National Cattlemen's Beef Association hailed the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources for passage of S. 258, the Grazing Improvement Act of 2013.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
CBS 3 Springfield
Senate Dems placate dispirited core with change
By limiting the ability of Republicans to block President Barack Obama's nominees, Senate Democrats sought to placate the party's core liberal activists dispirited by the troubled rollout of the health care overhaul and government snooping ahead of midterm elections in which a president's party typically loses seats in Congress.
Cruz: Dems want to pack court 'with judges' to protect O-Care
Sen. Ted Cruz , the Senate's leading critic of the Affordable Care Act, denounced a vote Thursday to prohibit filibusters against appellate court nominees as a scheme to save the health law.
The Huffington Post
Nuclear Option Provides Relief For Dispirited Dems
NOVEMBER 21: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid talks to reporters about the use of the 'nuclear option' at the U.S. Capitol November 21, 2013 in Washington, DC.
House clears drilling, fracking bills - Could Pompeo pipeline bill...
HOUSE CLEARS DRILLING, FRACKING BILLS: The House yesterday passed two bills aimed at speeding up oil and gas permitting on federal lands and potentially blocking Interior Department fracking regulations, the first two of a trio of energy bills the House is taking up before flying home for Thanksgiving.
Enzi: ICBM Cuts 'Naive and Short-Sighted'
Cutting the nation's intercontinental ballistic missile capability would be "naA ve and short-sighted," said Wyoming Republican Sen. Mike Enzi.
Thune introduces bill to stop labor union exemption
Editorial board member Joe Rago on why unions are getting a break from a punitive tax.
Despite Promises, Obama Planning to Close ICBM Squadron
The Obama administration has drafted a plan to shutter an intercontinental ballistic missile squadron three years after it assured hesitant lawmakers that the New START U.S.-Russia arms reduction treaty would not lead to deep cuts in the ICBM force.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
The Washington Post
In the Loop: Lugara s medal and Obamaa s gratitude
President Obama presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former senator Richard Lugar.
Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.
Could Obamacare Benefit the Medical Device Industry?
Here's a heresy: With almost all of the medical device industry establishment united against Obamacare's 2.3% medical device excise tax, could it be that - notwithstanding that tax - the overall long-term impact of Obamacare will actually benefit the industry? I'm not suggesting that the Affordable Care Act is either well drafted or politically ... (more)