Monthly Archives: November 2013

Health Care Reform Implementation Update – November 14, 2013

Earlier today, President Obama announced that health insurers will be able to extend existing plans for individuals through 2014 that would have been otherwise canceled due to changes under the Affordable Care Act. This proposed fix does not guarantee that

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Every Word Matters – 11/13/13

#HR3350 Every word should matter, but in today’s media frenzy the most important policymakers’ words often get lost or distorted.  Here’s our daily, unfiltered roundup of the most important tweets by those shaping policy today, straight from them in 140

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Every Word Matters – 11/12/13

#VeteransDay Every word should matter, but in today’s media frenzy the most important policymakers’ words often get lost or distorted.  Here’s our daily, unfiltered roundup of the most important tweets by those shaping policy today, straight from them in 140

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Every Word Matters – 11/8/13

# Obamacare Every word should matter, but in today’s media frenzy the most important policymakers’ words often get lost or distorted.  Here’s our daily, unfiltered roundup of the most important tweets by those shaping policy today, straight from them in

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Every Word Matters – 11/7/13

#Sequestration Every word should matter, but in today’s media frenzy, the most important policymakers’ words often get lost or distorted. Here’s our daily, unfiltered roundup of the most important tweets by those shaping policy today, straight from them in 140

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Every Word Matters – 11/6/13

Every word should matter, but in today’s media frenzy, the most important policymakers’ words often get lost or distorted.  Here’s our daily, unfiltered roundup of the most important tweets by those shaping policy today, straight from them in 140 characters

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Infrastructure Alert – November 6, 2013

  ON THE HILL On October 23, the House passed H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 by a vote of 417-3. The near-unanimous vote on a bill with significant authorizations is notable considering the recent hyper-partisanship and

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Health Care Reform Implementation Update – November 5, 2013

Criticism of the Affordable Care Act’s exchange rollout continued this past week. The main line of attack has moved from the malfunctioning website to canceled plans despite President Obama’s repeated promise that those who liked their health plans could keep

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Every Word Matters – 11/5/13

#ENDA Every word should matter, but in today’s media frenzy, the most important policymakers’ words often get lost or distorted. Here’s our daily, unfiltered roundup of the most important tweets by those shaping policy today, straight from them in 140

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Every Word Matters – 11/4/13

Every word should matter, but in today’s media frenzy, the most important policymakers’ words often get lost or distorted. Here’s our daily, unfiltered roundup of the most important tweets by those shaping policy today, straight from them in 140 characters

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