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Daily Archives: November 18, 2013

Nearly 40 Democrats Voted For Republican Legislation On ObamaCare

Not all Democrats are on board with President Barack Obama. Thirty-nine Democrats have voted for GOP-sponsored legislation that would allow insurers to keep offering health plans that don’t meet certain minimum requirements of the Affordable Care Act. The move is … Read More

Medical Marijuana May Soon Be Legal In Pennsylvania

Medical marijuana may soon be introduced to Pennsylvania. Two state senators, one Republican and one Democrat, are working together to introduce a bill that will legalize a certain form of marijuana for medicinal use in Pennsylvania. Sens. Daylin Leach (Dem.) … Read More

Ku Klux Klan Recruiting Members In Predominantly Black Florida Neighborhood

The KKK may not be utilizing the best approach in its efforts to recruit new members. The racist hate group dropped fliers on the lawns of dozens of homes in New Smyrna Beach, Flor., but ended up targeting a predominately … Read More

Boston High School Football Game Canceled After Racist Graffiti

A high school football game in a Boston suburb has been cancelled after racist graffiti was painted on the side of a player’s home. The freshman team a Lunenberg High School was scheduled to play Oakmont Regional until parents of … Read More

Class War: More High Paying Jobs But Income Gap Even Wider Since Recession

A new report by the US Census Bureau shows that the middle class has shrunk since the recession and the income gap has widened under the current recovery efforts. Spread across almost every state, hundreds of thousands of middle class … Read More

States Push Primary Reform to Reduce Hyper-Partisanship

After the October government shutdown, one thing became clear: hyper-partisanship had slowed governance down to a halt. Now, some states are changing primary rules to force candidates to pay more attention to the general election than their base. The stark … Read More

Tornadoes, Thunderstorms Devastate Midwest; 6 Reported Dead, More Injured

Intense weather ravaged sections of the Midwest as numerous tornadoes and severe storms spread through cities on Sunday, leaving at least six dead and dozens injured, as well as widespread damage throughout the affected area. Washington, Illinois, one of the … Read More

Could Increasing Minimum Wage Save Democrats In Next Election?

Will the push to increase the minimum wage in key political states help the Democrats in upcoming midterm elections? Ballot measures to increase the minimum wage are being pushed in four states, including Massachusetts and Idaho, while legislative campaigns are … Read More