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Political jujitsu: Now’s the time for Medicare for all

Political jujitsu: Now’s the time for Medicare for all

As Republicans in Congress move to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Democrats are moving toward Medicare for All – a single-payer plan that builds on Medicare and would cover everyone at far lower cost.

Our right to travel to Cuba

Our right to travel to Cuba

The most important benefit from lifting the travel ban is the simplest: restoring the constitutional right of U.S. citizens and residents to travel.

Republicans propose blocking funds for opening U.S. embassy in Cuba

Republicans propose blocking funds for opening U.S. embassy in Cuba

U.S. House Republicans on Tuesday presented a bill funding the State Department for fiscal year 2016, albeit with a special provision to block financing to open a new U.S. embassy in Cuba.

Curbelo kicks off 2016 campaign with no Demo challenger in sight

Curbelo kicks off 2016 campaign with no Demo challenger in sight

You would think that playing tit for tat, Democrats would have someone ready to challenge Curbelo in 2016 when he will be most vulnerable and there will be an important presidential election.

Marco Rubio’s house of horrors

Marco Rubio’s house of horrors

A Tallahassee home co-owned by a scandal-plagued ex-congressman is the locus of questions about the senator’s finances and judgment.

Jon Stewart hammers Republicans for their embarrassing infatuation with Netanyahu (Video)

Jon Stewart hammers Republicans for their embarrassing infatuation with Netanyahu (Video)

Much of the world’s eyes were focused on Capitol Hill yesterday (March 3) when an unprecedented display of disrespect came to fruition as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave his speech to Congress.

Obama: ‘You can come out of the shadows’

Obama: ‘You can come out of the shadows’

In a speech to the nation President Obama laid out his plan “that will help make our immigration system more fair and more just.” The President said that he knew some would call this amnesty, stating, “It’s not. Amnesty is the immigration system we have today.”

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