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Senate Will Vote on Conscience Clause on Thursday

Senate Will Vote on Conscience Clause on Thursday | United States Congress | Scoop.it
The Senate will vote Thursday on a conscience clause amendment to release religious organizations from government mandates in health care, Majority Leader Harry Reid (Nev.) said today.
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dsnow37's curator insight, March 4, 2013 7:40 PM

This article is about how a conscience clause amendment is trying to be passed on releasing religious organizations from government mandates in HealthCare.  It will also be a 60 vote threshold.

 

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San Antonio Federal Court Releases New Interim Texas Map

San Antonio Federal Court Releases New Interim Texas Map | United States Congress | Scoop.it
A federal three-judge panel in San Antonio released a new interim Texas Congressional map today after both parties failed to produce a compromise following weeks of wrangling in court.
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Mitt Romney Assures Conservatives He's One of Them

Mitt Romney Assures Conservatives He's One of Them | United States Congress | Scoop.it
Mitt Romney laid out his conservative credentials today in a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference, assuring activists that he is indeed one of them.
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Obama shifts on birth control mandate after heavy criticism

Obama shifts on birth control mandate after heavy criticism | United States Congress | Scoop.it
Obama said he has sought to balance religious liberty with ensuring all women have access to affordable contraception under healthcare.
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Leader Cantor Statement on STOCK Act

Leader Cantor Statement on STOCK Act | United States Congress | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON, D.C.– House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) tonight issued the following statement regarding the Senate procedural vote on the STOCK Act:“Insider trading by members of Congress is unacceptable, (RT @GOPLeader: Insider trading by members...
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dsnow37's curator insight, March 4, 2013 7:52 PM

This article is based on what Eric Cantor thinks about the Stock Act.  He believes that the Stock Act is to ensure members that Congress does not use insider information to personally profit from.  Is it being mis-used?

MsHaeussinger's comment, March 6, 2013 8:23 AM
Good story! While it is rather challenging to prove, it is well known that members of Congress do have certain privileges in the world that are not often publicized. I would not be surprised to find out that a small number of Congressmen and women have taken advantage of insider trading over the years.
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Representative Kimberly Yee Wants to Tell You When You Can Have An Abortion - Phoenix New Times (blog)

Representative Kimberly Yee Wants to Tell You When You Can Have An Abortion - Phoenix New Times (blog) | United States Congress | Scoop.it
Representative Kimberly Yee Wants to Tell You When You Can Have An AbortionPhoenix New Times (blog)7 2012 at 1:07 PM Republican Arizona Representative Kimberly Yee has taken a page out of fagala-phobic abortion bully Trent Franks' book, and is taking...
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Obama Will Meet With Congressional Leaders on Jobs, Economy

Obama Will Meet With Congressional Leaders on Jobs, Economy | United States Congress | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama will meet with Democratic and Republican leaders of the House and Senate to discuss the potential for bipartisan agreement on legislation aimed at creating jobs and boosting the economy, the White House announced this evening.
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This article is talking about President Barrack Obama meeting with Democratic and Republican Leaders, discussing an agreement to add more jobs and to increase our economy.

 

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Mitt Romney Wins Arizona; Michigan Still Close

Mitt Romney Wins Arizona; Michigan Still Close | United States Congress | Scoop.it
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has won the Arizona primary, according to multiple projections, but the crucial state of Michigan remains too close to call.
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Nine Things We've Learned at CPAC (So Far)

Nine Things We've Learned at CPAC (So Far) | United States Congress | Scoop.it
It’s CPAC time in Washington once again, and HOH is all over the conservative confab.
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Noonan: Low Turnout and the Big Tune-Out

Noonan: Low Turnout and the Big Tune-Out | United States Congress | Scoop.it
Voters aren't bothering with the GOP, but Obama has lost their attention too.
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Budget deficit drops to $27B in January

Budget deficit drops to $27B in January | United States Congress | Scoop.it
The federal budget deficit fell sharply in January compared to a year earlier, as an improving economy lifts income tax revenue. ...
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Obamacare's big abortion problem - Las Vegas Review-Journal (blog)

Obamacare's big abortion problem - Las Vegas Review-Journal (blog) | United States Congress | Scoop.it
Obamacare's big abortion problemLas Vegas Review-Journal (blog)I warned you last month that consequences were a-comin' for Obamacare supporters, especially Catholics and Mormons who uphold the "life is absolutely sacred" principle in lawmaking.
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Americans for Tax Reform :: Senator Hatch looks to improve the Senate\'s Highway Bill

Americans for Tax Reform :: Senator Hatch looks to improve the Senate\'s Highway Bill | United States Congress | Scoop.it
Increasing domestic energy production, cutting wasteful spending, and reforming how taxpayer money is spent, Sen.
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