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Obama's Labor Secretary: Expanded Unemployment Benefits Have Saved Jobs

Obama's Labor Secretary: Expanded Unemployment Benefits Have Saved Jobs

According to Obama administration Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, America’s job picture would be worse off if it weren’t for expanded unemployment benefits. Because all that government stimulates the economy, you guys. We helped to provide, I think, some stop-gaps, and what I think about is, those two million people who would’ve lost their unemployment insurance

Democrats Cleaning House At Blue Cross Blue Shield Of North Dakota

Last month Blue Cross Blue Shield had a lot of people in political circles in the state scratching their heads with the hire of very partisan Democrat House candidate Pam Gulleson to a new VP position overseeing the company’s government affairs division. Gulleson’s immediate superior is a former campaign manager for Heidi Heitkamp, making the

Affordable Care Act Doesn't Require That Health Insurance Be Affordable

I’ve long argued that the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare,” won’t make health insurance and health care more affordable so much as it will make both more expensive and harder to get. As we watch health insurance premiums grow at a faster rate than before the law was passed, as we watch the health care

Rebutting Senator Hoeven's Lame Explanation For Voting For The "Fiscal Cliff" Deal

Earlier today Senator John Hoeven’s office sent out a detailed explanation justifying his yes vote for the “fiscal cliff” deal. You can read the full press release here. I thought I’d respond to some of the claims the Senator is making. First, Hoeven says he voted for it because it maintains tax relief for the

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