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2 hrs ago | Deseret News

In our opinion: Affordable Care Act needs a bipartisan overhaul

March 23, 2010 - President Barack Obama signs the health care bill in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Health Insurance, Health, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US Senate, Republican, Opinion

4 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

News roundup: How Mitt Romney spent his summer vacation

How Mitt Romney spent his summer vacation. Herbert names former BYU athletic director as GOED head.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Paul McGann, Representative Chris Stewart, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Representative Jason Chaffetz, Senator Mike Lee

7 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Four reasons Congress may not fix the border bill before recess

Though both Democrats and Republicans in Congress want to address the recent influx of unaccompanied minors at the southern border before the August recess starts, a deal looks farther away than ever.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Harry Reid, Democrat

Tue Jul 29, 2014

ENR-Engineering News-Record

Senate OKs $8B Trust-Fund Patch, Sending Bill Back to House

With an Aug. 1 deadline drawing near, the Senate has made a major change in the $10.8-billion House-passed rescue plan for the ailing Highway Trust Fund, trimming the revenue infusion for the fund to $8 billion.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Barbara Boxer, Democrat, Senator Mike Lee

Politico

Senate steps closer to 'highway cliff'

The Senate has passed a bill to rescue highway and transit funding that House Speaker John Boehner says he won't accept, keeping the specter of a "highway cliff" alive with just days before Congress is set to leave for its August recess.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Barbara Boxer, US House of Representatives, Bill Shuster

WebCPA

Tobacco Companies Avoided Billion in Taxes

Tobacco makers were able to avoid paying billions of dollars in federal excise taxes by reclassifying their 'roll-your-own' tobacco products as pipe tobacco, and small cigars as large cigars, according to a new government report and witnesses at a Senate hearing Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, SourceMedia, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Republican

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Billboard

Pandora CEO Tim Westergren's Political Donations Show...

Founder of Pandora Tim Westergren speaks onstage during Pandora Presents Celine Dion at The Edison Ballroom on October 29, 2013 in New York City.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jason Chaffetz, Barack Obama, US Senate

The Daily Caller

GAO: 86,000 DOD Employees Have Federal Tax Debt

Security clearances were granted or approved for roughly 83,000 Department of Defense employees and contractors who together owe more than $730 million in federal tax debt, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, Susan Collins, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Conservative Political News

The Washington Post

Dems may force GOP to vote on corporate tax a desertersa oe

A primary argument Dems have made against Republicans this year is that they are the party of plutocracy: They are beholden to " billionaires" and "special interests " who continue to " rig " the political system in their favor, through a gamed tax code and the push for low-tax, low-regulation agenda that enriches them at the expense of ordinary ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Carl Levin, Democrat, Senator Chuck Schumer, Republican

Deseret News

In our opinion: Long-term outlook for Social Security isn't good; start fixing it

The Congressional Budget Office released its "2014 Long-Term Budget Outlook" this month, projecting Social Security and health-care spending to result in "unsustainable" federal deficits through the next quarter-century.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Medicare, Medicaid, Health, Opinion

Deseret News

In our opinion: Long-term outlook for Social Security isn't good; start fixing it

Congress has some tough decisions ahead on Social Security: Cut additional spending, raise taxes more, limit the growth of the entitlement programs or do a combination of several.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Utah, Medicare, Medicaid, Health, Opinion

Sunshine State News

Kevin Derby's 'Sunshine' Politics on Air Every Weekday

Kevin Derby, senior political reporter for Sunshine State News and one of the state's most knowledgeable people on Florida political history, will hit Florida's airwaves on a daily basis, starting today.

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Related Topix: Florida, Trinity College, Excelsior College, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Sun Jul 27, 2014

National Review Online

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According to the New York Times , the Obamas have selected "some 45 pieces that the first couple borrowed from several Washington museums to decorate their private White House residence and the West and East Wings, the White House press office announced on Tuesday."

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics

The Star Press

Perspectives: Republican alternative to ACA mostly a rollback

In past columns, I have criticized Republicans for opposing the Affordable Care Act but not presenting a coherent alternative proposal.

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Related Topix: Tom Coburn, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Hatch, UT, Richard Burr, Medicare, Health, Medicaid

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Yes! Magazine

Gay Marriage Went From Unthinkable to Inevitable. Here's What It Means for the Change You Want to See

Not long ago, same-sex marriage in America was not merely an unpopular cause; it was a politically fatal one-a third-rail issue that could end the career of any politician foolish enough to touch it.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Scott Walker, US Governors, US Senate, Republican, Liberal Political News

Salt Lake Tribune

TribTalk: Behind the Headlines: Gay rights, SLC ma...

Sen. Orrin Hatch wants a religious exemption to President Obama's executive order extending LGBT workplace protections to federal contractors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Gay/Lesbian, US Governors, Gary Herbert, Salt Lake City, UT

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Deseret News

3 modern Utah heroes who exemplify pioneer attributes

Snowbasin owners Earl and Carol Holding cut the ribbon during the opening ceremonies of Snowbasin's new expansion in 1999.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Utah, Sundance Film Festival, Utah Government, Salt Lake City, UT

National Review Online

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According to the New York Times , the Obamas have selected "some 45 pieces that the first couple borrowed from several Washington museums to decorate their private White House residence and the West and East Wings, the White House press office announced on Tuesday."

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Religion and LGBT rights can co-exist.

Good people the world over, throughout history, have found strength and solace in various religious faiths.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, US Politics, Republican, Utah, Opinion

Salt Lake Tribune

Editorial: Republicans waste energy fighting ACA

If Republicans, in Utah and across the country, had taken one-tenth of the energy they've devoted to trying to kill the Affordable Care Act - and, with it, the most viable hope this nation has of raising its health care availability to the level of the civilized world - and instead devoted it to fixing Obamacare's many rough edges, we'd have a ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Utah, Utah Government, US Governors, Gary Herbert, Health Insurance, Health, Opinion

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