Tag Archives: House Republicans

Maryland scrapping state exchange, Oregon’s to get investigated

By Jack Minor –   After spending $125 million of taxpayers money and just days before the March 31 deadline for Americans to purchase health insurance or face a fine the state of Maryland is throwing in the towel and … Continue reading

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Obama ups ante; demands $1.6 trillion in tax increases

by Peter Grady –   In what could be a troubling sign as lawmakers begin discussions on avoiding the so-called “fiscal cliff”, the President has called for tax increases that are nearly double what was previously agreed on between the administration … Continue reading

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Obama, Senate Dems reject 1 year payroll tax cut

by Jack Minor — The Obama administration is standing firm on its rejection of a 1 year extension of the payroll tax cut, insisting instead that Republicans adopt a mere two month extension of the tax. The payroll tax cut … Continue reading

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House passes second bill to raise debt limit, Senate votes down, “O” promises veto anyway

By Jack Minor  –   Going down to the wire, House Republicans passed a second bill to raise the debt limit, while Democrats again refused to pass it in the Senate. White Press Secretary Jay Carney said Obama will not … Continue reading

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Political Theatre in the House of Representatives

by Dr. Michelle Bellini Today the US House of Representatives voted down two bills related to the US military intervention in Libya. One bill was sponsored by Democrats to endorse the intervention, the other bill was sponsored by Republicans to … Continue reading

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Republicans can stop “Obamacare” by debt limit in house

by Jack Minor Repealing “Obamacare” was one of the key reasons Republicans won control of the House. They now have been given a golden opportunity to accomplish this goal without a single democratic vote according to the organizer of the “No … Continue reading

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