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  1. The WilliesIF this Was 2015, You'D Still have PowerRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2012 | American Reporter

    Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld President Obama's Affordable Care Act, Vermont is plowing ahead with its efforts to establish a system of single-payer state health care where every resident will eventually be eligible for publicly-funded coverage. The program known as Green Mountain Care is still very much a work in progress and, at best, it will take another five or six years to fully fund and implement this system.


  2. Brasch WordsFRACKING the Helpless, Part 2: the Snipers of Jersey ShoreRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2012 | American Reporter

    Why? Not only did the unemployment rate rise to 8.2 percent in May, but the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics revised its March and April reports downward. Only 69,000 net new jobs were created in May. By comparison, an average of 252,000 jobs were added each month between December 2011 and February 2012.


  3. On Native GroundHOW We'Ve Become Two Americas: Separate and UnequalRead the original story

    May 17, 2012 | American Reporter

    Europe turned left on Sunday. Punishing both moderate parties, Greek voters turned to the far left and far right in rejecting them.


  4. The WilliesISRAEL, Iran and 'Moral Equivalence'Read the original story

    Mar 19, 2012 | American Reporter

    If it looks to you that the Republican Party's primary voters this year seem older and whiter than usual, you're not mistaken. National Journal took a look at exit polls posted on CNN.com through last week's Super Tuesday primaries.


  5. Make My DayWHAT Men Should CarryRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2012 | American Reporter

    You don't have to be a Harvard Business School graduate to know that a brand is difficult to build and easy to destroy. The experiences of Chrysler and Susan M. Komen for The Cure Foundation are a good illustration of this principle.


  6. One Man's OpinionARE We on the Road of No Return?Read the original story

    Aug 22, 2011 | American Reporter

    I am a believer in dreams, and when I had a waking dream a few days after the S&P downgrade of our national debt of President Obama packing his bags and leaving the White House, I was saddened for him and for my country. But the great thing about dreams, if they are truly predictive, is that they give you time to change the future, and I'm going to try doing that with this advice.


  7. The WilliesTHE Gun under Grandma's CushionRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2010 | American Reporter

    ANGEL FIRE, N.M., Nov. 17, 2010 -- Bemoaning Queen Elizabeth's wealth dropping to a mere $695,000,000 CNBC-TV's David Faber wondered aloud if the Monarchy had been depleting assets like "sort of Sir Robin of Locksley." This started me thinking about the U.S. political neophytes who try to explain economic realities in terms of both the direct, and inverse aspects of Robin Hood: The problem is that both polarities are simplistic and fail to address the very real needs and responsibilities of both citizens and government in a democracy.


  8. Andy Oram ReportsTHE Network Neutrality Debate: it All Depends on What You FearRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2010 | American Reporter

    It took 19 months, but as President Obama addressed the American people tonight on the end of the U.S. combat role in Iraq, it was clear to me that the young Illinois Senator had grown into the job a majority of Americans entrusted to him. The usual suspects of conservative punditry thought he was dull, or disconnected or distracted.


  9. MomentumFROM Our Family to Your FamilyRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2010 | American Reporter

    President Barack Obama came into office with a reputation for being a sharp and canny politician. So why does he keep alienating the people who helped get him elected president in 2008? Obama's main failing is putting bipartisanship ahead of policy.


  10. Utah had 3rd-lowest voter turnout among statesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Utah tied for the third-lowest voter turnout among the states this year - even after many counties went entirely to voting by mail to try to improve the numbers, and five counties experimented for the first time with Election Day voter registration. That was 577,973 voters out of the estimated 2,004,283 Utahns age 18 or older, according to the state's final voter canvass and census data.


  11. Stricter Smog Standard SoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

    The Obama administration took unilateral steps Wednesday to cut levels of smog-forming pollution linked to asthma, lung damage and other health problems, making good on one of President Barack Obama's original campaign promises while setting up a fresh confrontation with Republicans and the energy industry. In a long-awaited announcement, the Environmental Protection Agency said it prefers a new, lower threshold for ozone pollution of 65 to 70 parts per billion, but left open the possibility it could enact an even lower standard of 60 parts per billion demanded by environmentalists.


  12. I hate to admit it - but Schumer was right.Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... and the stage would be set to tackle healthcare reform after the midterms, in the leadup to the 2012 Presidential Election - a task that would have been easier, given that a multitasking White House would have spent the intervening period quietly ...


  13. Five things you shouldn't talk about on ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Hill

    Family members get to see each other for the first time in a while. There's a lot to eat, a televised parade and plenty of football to watch.


  14. Heart stent not expected to sideline GinsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a heart stent implanted on Wednesday, reviving talk about how long the 81-year-old liberal jurist will be staying on the court. Ginsburg was expected back at work on Monday, but her hospitalization - just three weeks after elections handed Republicans control of the Senate - raised anew the question whether President Barack Obama would be able to appoint a like-minded replacement.


  15. Troy Senik: Scott Walker's Happy ThanksgivingRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Wave

    Given the electoral results earlier this month, there are a lot of Republican politicians with much to be thankful for on this holiday. By any reasonable reading, the cheeriest Thanksgiving table of all should be the one inside the Wisconsin governor's mansion.


  16. EPA to propose stricter smog standardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Gazette

    Coming full circle on a campaign promise, the Obama administration will propose Wednesday to reduce the amount of smog-forming pollution allowed in the air, which has been linked to asthma, lung damage and other health problems. The stricter standard makes good on a pledge President Barack Obama made during his first campaign for the White House and one of his first environmental actions as president: reversing a decision by President George W. Bush to set a limit weaker than scientists advised.


  17. Albert R. Hunt: Democrats must address economic anxietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    To recover from their debacle in the midterm elections, Democrats have seized on two questionable propositions: They lost mainly because of President Obama's unpopularity, and the 2016 presidential election will be more favorable. Across the United States, Democrats ran away from the president, and the electorate this year wasn't the same as during the 2012 presidential campaign: It included three percentage points more white voters, with a corresponding drop in people of color; the number of younger voters fell by a third, while the number of older voters increased by that much.


  18. Mitt Romney is out front, but says he's not running againRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | UnionLeader.com

    There's no clear Republican presidential front-runner for 2016 - except, maybe, Romney.


  19. Romney would defeat Clinton if presidential election were held now: QuinnipiacRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    Mitt Romney , the former governor of Massachusetts and unsuccessful Republican candidate for president in 2012, is leading among Republican voters for the 2016 presidential contest. The results of a Quinnipiac University poll were released on Wednesday.


  20. Tensions Flare Between Senate Democrats, White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Switched

    Criticism of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law by a top Senate Democrat this week laid bare post-election tensions that could pose challenges for the party in upcoming fights with Republicans over taxes, energy and immigration. In a high-profile speech on Tuesday dissecting Democrats' losses in this month's midterm elections, Charles Schumer, the No.