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  1. Is Ron Paul's rider the clause that breaks interoperability's...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Politico

    THE CLAUSE THAT BROKE INTEROPERABILITY'S BACK: Does everything ride on Ron's rider? Arthur Allen reports: It has been called the biggest failure in the history of health IT legislation, but there's no way around the clause that former congressman Ron Paul inserted into a federal budget bill nearly two decades ago. The provision prohibits U.S. agencies from talking about, let alone creating, a national health ID.


  2. CMS to Change 2015 MU Reporting Period to 90 DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Health Data Management

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services at the end of January announced its intent to issue a new rule this spring to shorten the meaningful use reporting period in 2015 to 90 days for providers under the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Programs.


  3. Study: Rape Not Among Reasons Women Seek Late-Term AbortionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 |

    A bill that would ban late-term abortions was pulled before a vote in the U.S. House in January, ostensibly over concern about a rape reporting requirement and concern about lack of compassion for women who had been raped and became pregnant as a result. Among participants of a 2013 study by the pro-abortion rights Guttmacher Institute , however, rape was not listed at all among the reasons why women seek late-term abortions.


  4. FCC to NC on broadband law: 'That dog won't hunt'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Local Tech Wire

    FCC Commissioner Tom Wheeler dismissed criticism of taking action to override North Carolina law on municipal broadband networks on Thursday: "As they say in North Carolina, that dog won't hunt." Before the FCC's three Democratic members including Miller voted 3-2 to grant petitions from Wilson and Chattanooga, Tenn.


  5. 2020 Redistricting Preview: A 14-district North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Daily Kos

    Lately I've been kicking around a series of maps anticipating the reapportionment changes that will come with the 2020 United States Census. So why not share them with you? My first entrant is North Carolina.


  6. Fort Bragg's 440th Airlift Wing continues to operate in state of limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Stars and Stripes

    U.S. Army paratroopers and foreign jumpmasters board an Air Force Reserve Command C-130H Hercules aircraft from the 440th Airlift Wing, during 17th Annual Randy Oler Memorial Operation Toy Drop on Dec. 5, 2014, at Pope Army Air field in Fort Bragg, N.C. The Air Force hasn't officially closed the books on the 440th Airlift Wing, but that doesn't mean it's business as usual. The one-star Air Force Reserve unit that manages Fort Bragg's Pope Field in North Carolina and flies the only Air Force planes permanently stationed at the home of the Army's airborne continues to operate in a state of limbo.


  7. After campaign loss, Aiken to feature in network documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Q-Notes

    Clay Aiken, who ran against Republican incumbent Renee Ellmers for a congressional bid in 2014, is the centerpiece of a new documentary set to premiere on Esquire Network in April. "The Runner-Up" tells the inside story of his campaign as a gay Democrat from the South.


  8. 20-week abortion bans advance in S.C., W.Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Washington Post

    Anti-abortion activists take part in the annual March for Life rally on January 22, 2015 in Washington, DC. Bills that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy won wide majorities in the West Virginia and South Carolina state Houses on Wednesday.


  9. BIO Praises Vaccine Access, Certainty, and Innovation Act of 2015.Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | ThomasNet

    BIO applauded introduction of Vaccine Access, Certainty, and Innovation Act of 2015 by noting how it would stimulate new vaccine research and improve patient access. In his statement, BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood thanked Representatives Ellmers and Butterfield "for their leadership in authoring and sponsoring this important legislation."


  10. Gallup: Americans want stricter abortion lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | World Magazine

    According to a recent Gallup poll, most of the 48 percent of Americans who aren't happy with current regulations want stricter laws. The poll results surfaced as pro-life Republicans scuttled a vote on a bill that would have banned abortion nationwide after 20 weeks.


  11. Gallup: Only 34% - Satisfied' With Abortion Policies, Want Stricter LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 |

    A new poll from Gallup finds that only 34 percent of Americans are satisfied with current U.S. abortion policies, the lowest percentage since 2001. Among those who are dissatisfied, twice as many want stricter abortion laws.


  12. ARRAY(0x115add58)Read the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | Talking About Politics

    She plighted her troth not in church and not as a bride or in marriage but in town hall meetings and political forums and rallies, saying she was a fire-breathing Tea Party conservative in a Congressional District filled with small towns and flannel-shirted farmers and churches full of hymn-singing Baptists. After consummating her victory Renee Ellmers settled into Congress - then the wind veered and when she veered with it she left the Tea Partiers back home with raised eyebrows.


  13. BIO Praises Vaccine Access, Certainty, and Innovation Act of 2015Read the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | Freshnews

    The Biotechnology Industry Organization applauds the introduction of the Vaccine Access, Certainty, and Innovation Act of 2015. Sponsored by Representatives Renee Ellmers and G.K. Butterfield , the Act is expected to be an important part of the Energy & Commerce Committee's 21st Century Cures Initiative and would modernize the discovery, development, and delivery of vaccines.


  14. NC lawmakers introduce new bill on vaccine developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | McClatchy

    U.S. Reps. Renee Ellmers and G.K. Butterfield of North Carolina introduced a bill on Friday that would streamline the approval process for vaccines.


  15. The Friday Filibuster: To Vaccinate Or Not?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Townhall

    21.2% of likely Republican voters in New Hampshire said they'd vote for Walker, another lead for the Wisconsin governor. President Obama submitted his annual budget request on Monday, which shatters budget caps, calls for higher spending, raises taxes by more than $2 trillion, and fails to balance.


  16. Ignoring the childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | World Magazine

    Last October national pro-life groups met at the Capitol with House GOP leaders to present their priorities for the new Congress. The coalition meeting itself wasn't unusual, but the timing was: It was the first time the leaders met with pro-life groups to discuss the next Congress before the election had taken place.


  17. What Can the GOP Do About Renee Ellmers' Abortion Betrayal?Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | US News & World Report

    After leading the charge against the House vote on the Pain-Capable Unborn Children Protection Act, North Carolina Republican Rep. Renee Ellmers finds herself with a lot fewer friends in Washington than she had just weeks ago. The proposed legislation stops abortions after 20 weeks - when modern science tells us babies in utero smile, suck their thumbs, and feel pain, among other human attributes - except in cases of rape, incest and where the life of the mother would be jeopardized if the pregnancy were allowed to continue.


  18. NC Poll: 69 Percent of Tarheel GOP Voters Aged 18 to 49 Support 20-Week Abortion BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Townhall

    Less than two weeks after Rep. Renee Ellmers sabotaged the expected passage of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act , 69 percent of North Carolina Republicans aged 18 to 49 support the ban on abortions after 20-weeks asked directly without conditions or nuance in a Townhall/Gravis poll of 782 randomly selected registered GOP voters. Sixty percent of Republicans aged 50 to 64 support the ban, as do 55 percent of GOP voters older than 65, said Doug Kaplan , the managing partner of Gravis Insights , the Florida-based pollster the executed the poll.


  19. Ellmers Unhinged: Calls Pro-Lifers - Abhorrent,' - Childish'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 |

    Republican Rep. Renee Ellmers seems to be digging herself in deeper with the pro-life base of the GOP. On Friday, Ellmers-who led a group of House Republicans in January in a maneuver that torpedoed a late-term abortion ban on the eve of the March for Life-took to her blog to defend herself as she also referred to pro-life groups as "abhorrent" and "childish."


  20. No, It's Not 'Childish' to Insist on a Reporting Requirement for Late-Term AbortionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | National Review Online

    It is extraordinarily disappointing to see Representative Renee Ellmers slamming pro-life groups as " childish " for insisting on a rape-reporting requirement in the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. Both the reporting requirement itself and the angry response to the House's failure to bring the measure to a vote - handing abortionists a victory on the very day of the March for Life - were reasonable, defensible, and right.