Article Source – congress.org
By Ryan Teague Beckwith
The battle over health care now heads to the Senate.
Over the weekend, President Barack Obama urged the Senate to finish work on the bill by the end of the year and “bring this effort to the finish line.”
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is waiting to hear back from the Congressional Budget Office on the estimated costs of a combined bill, according …
Article Source – heritage.org
by James Jay Carafano, Ph.D.
As a prelude to the upcoming Copenhagen conference of the nations participating in the Convention on Climate Change, Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), who chairs the Environment and Public Works Committee, introduced and passed out of committee sweeping energy reform legislation. This measure faces much …
Article Source – wsj.com
Author – Anna Wilde Mathews
A provision in the House health-care bill sets up a stark choice for Democrats between the interests of younger voters and older ones.
The bill would limit how much insurers can vary premiums based on the age of the person buying the policy. The narrower the range, the lower the premiums …
Article Source – armytimes.com
Author – Gina Cavallaro
The 3rd Infantry Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team has spent 35 of the last 60 months in Iraq patrolling in full battle rattle, helping restore essential services and escorting supply convoys.
Now they’re training for the same mission — with a twist — at home.
Beginning Oct. 1 for 12 months, the 1st …
Article Source – american.com
Author – Newt Gingrich
The bailout is hurting–not helping–employment.
The White House announced last week that the $787 billion stimulus package has “saved or created” more than 1 million jobs.
Yet on Friday we learned that unemployment increased to 10.2%, and the number of unemployed Americans rose by 558,000 in October. If you factor in workers …