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2014-07-21 09:55:39

University of Notre Dame In January of 2009, Barack Obama assumed the U.S. presidency in the midst of the most severe recession since the great depression of the 1930s. While many Americans hoped the new administration would take an active role in providing relief for those harmed by the economic collapse, a "Tea Party" movement emerged to oppose Obama's agenda. University of Notre Dame political sociologist Rory McVeigh, whose study, "Educational Segregation, Tea Party Organizations,...

2014-07-15 04:22:28

GRIFFITH, Ind., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A "Seniors Advocate" Democrat from Indiana launched the new website www.ObamacareHurtsSeniors.com. Woodrow Wilcox is a former elected Democratic Party precinct committeeman and a former elected delegate to the state convention of Indiana Democrats. But, also, he has helped senior citizens with Medicare related medical bill disputes for over a decade. He has seen how the Obamacare law has harmed senior citizens and he wants...

2014-07-14 16:24:28

Unanimous vote to support health insurance rate regulation measure OAKLAND, Calif., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This weekend at their Executive Board meeting, the California Democratic Party voted by unanimous consent to endorse Proposition 45 (the Insurance Rate Public Justification and Accountability Act). Proposition 45 requires health insurers to justify and get approval for health insurance rate increases before they go into effect. This endorsement of...

2014-07-02 08:24:53

Americans More Likely to Vote Republican NEW YORK, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly seven in 10 Americans (68%) say Obamacare will play a role in deciding how they vote in the U.S. House elections this fall, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. Of the 68% that say Obamacare will factor into their voting decisions, 32% of Americans say they will be more likely to vote Republican and 26% say they are more likely to vote Democrat....

2014-07-01 04:21:24

Would want Thomas Jefferson and Ben Franklin in politics today among signatories of Declaration NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's that time of year: barbeques are lighting up and pool parties are underway as Americans gather to celebrate Independence Day and the founding of the United States. And, combining these two things somewhat, when it comes to which recent President Americans would like to have helping out on the grill, almost three in ten (28%) say they would most...

2014-06-17 11:04:52

Harvard School of Public Health Support for the national health law higher in MA than in U.S. A new poll by The Boston Globe and Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) finds, eight years into the state’s universal health insurance legislation enacted in 2006, 63% of Massachusetts residents support the law and 18% oppose it, while 7% are not sure, and 12% have not heard or read about the law. The percentage of residents supporting the law remains unchanged since a 2011 Boston...

2014-06-11 16:29:01

Well over 80% of Arkansas voters support protecting emails and online communications from government intrusion WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the one year anniversary of the Snowden leaks and revelations of the NSA snooping online, the Digital 4th coalition unveiled poll results showing overwhelming support for strengthening privacy rights online. Well over 80% of voters in Arkansas--86%--support updating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), an...

2014-06-11 12:33:44

Well over 80% of New Hampshire voters support protecting emails and online communications from government intrusion WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the one year anniversary of the Snowden leaks and revelations of the NSA snooping online, the Digital 4th coalition unveiled poll results showing overwhelming support for strengthening privacy rights online. Well over 80% of voters in New Hampshire--85%--support updating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act...

2014-06-11 12:33:43

Well over 80% of Nevada voters support protecting emails and online communications from government intrusion WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the one year anniversary of the Snowden leaks and revelations of the NSA snooping online, the Digital 4th coalition unveiled poll results showing overwhelming support for strengthening privacy rights online. Well over 80% of voters in Nevada--88%--support updating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), an...

2014-06-11 12:33:39

Well over 80% of Los Angeles voters support protecting emails and online communications from government intrusion WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the one year anniversary of the Snowden leaks and revelations of the NSA snooping online, the Digital 4th coalition unveiled poll results showing overwhelming support for strengthening privacy rights online. Well over 80% of voters in Los Angeles--84%--support updating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA),...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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