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Getting old is expensive
Covering kids and young adults had been an easy fall-back option for Democrats and some Republicans prior to the passage of PPACA because it is an easy thing to do.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
How you'll know if Scott Brown is serious about running in New Hampshire
Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown has been hinting at a bid in the New Hampshire Senatorial race for at least six months now, and now the state's GOP officials are beginning to take him seriously.
National Review Online
Scott Brown Sends New Hampshire-Focused Message on Obamacare
It's not clear if former Senator Scott Brown, once the shining star of Massachusetts Republicans, is serious about running for Senate in New Hampshire.
"Whitey" Bulger's Prosecutor Joins Nixon Peabody
Assistant U.S. Attorney, Brian Kelly, who prosecuted infamous mobster "Whitey" Bulger, has joined Nixon Peabody LLP, the law firm announced this week.
Behind the 'Volcker Rule'
As 2009 rolled on and the panic receded, Paul Volcker felt there was something very wrong with the Obama administration's plans for reforming Wall Street.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Stockman challenges Cornyn in Texas US Senate race
Sen. John Cornyn responds to a question as GOP senators hold a media availability following the Senate Republican Annual meeting January 27, 2010 in Washington, DC.
Republicans to Scott Brown: Oh, You're Serious?
New Hampshire GOP suddenly taking the former Massachusetts senator seriously, offering a great boon to the party's hopes of winning the seat next year.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Elizabeth Warren Sells Out
The raft of stories over the last week, the latest being today's piece in Business Insider, about Democratic Party infighting has nicely illustrated something conservatives have known for a while.
Top 10 Comeback Congressional Campaigns
Republican operatives cede Dold's race will be tough in 2014, but they also argue that if any Republican can win in Illinois' 10th District, it's him.
Whitey Bulger prosecutor lands new job
The high-powered Hub law firm that earlier this year lured Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone away from law enforcement and made former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown a network personality has now pirated the federal prosecutor who put mob monster James "Whitey" Bulger away for life.
Will Obamacare Play Big In 2014? Keep An Eye On N.H. Senate Race
With a new White House push to promote the Affordable Care Act well underway, the question is whether an improved HealthCare.gov site and onslaught of positive talking points will be enough to bolster Senate Democrats facing tough races in 2014.
Warren Hits Banks, Expands Base to Solidify Senate Power
Elizabeth Warren, in her first year as a U.S. senator, has captured headlines by pressuring such industry titans as Goldman Sachs Chairman Lloyd C. Blankfein for transparency, including a Dec. 4 call for Wall Street banks to disclose their contributions to think tanks that provide financial analysis to Congress.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Brown on Warren: 'You Need a Record' to Run for President
By Marc Fortier: Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown took a shot at his former political rival, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, during a stop in Londonderry on Thursday night.
The Huffington Post
Rand Paul: Unemployment Benefits Extension Would Be A 'Disservice' To Workers
Sen. Rand Paul said Sunday he opposes extending unemployment benefits for workers, arguing that it would be a "disservice" to jobless individuals.
Hampden District Attorney Mark Mastroianni's nomination for...
After an ill-fated first stab at filling a vacancy in this city's federal court, the dysfunctional U.S. Senate may yet propel first-term Hampden District Attorney Mark G. Mastroianni to the bench.
Brown on holding Senate: minimum wage, fairer taxes, Obamacare, Social Security
Brian Rothenberg, Director of the progressive advocacy organization ProgressOhio, joined Sen. Brown and NCPSSM's Max Richtman in Columbus Friday to talk about defending and strengthening Social Security.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Katherine Clark races through campaign $$
State Sen. Katherine M. Clark has whipped through $1.2 million despite being the front-runner in the race for Edward J. Markey's congressional seat, a breakneck spending spree experts call the latest Democratic effort to beat back the ghost of Martha Coakley past.
NHDP to Scott Brown: You're not in Massachusetts
Concord "Wrong state, Senator. New Hampshire isn't Massachusetts." That's the message New Hampshire Democrats are sending to Scott Brown, former Senator turned shadow lobbyist for big banks and corporations, after he confused the two states at Republican event in Londonderry, NH last night.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Midday open thread: Lost, vaccinations and orange overlords
Today's "Ask me anything about Daily Kos" is hosted the Orange Overlord himself .
First Thoughts: Universal, bipartisan praise for Mandela -- when that wasn't always the case
Universal, bipartisan praise for Mandela after his passing -- when it wasn't always the case Cincinnati-area focus group: Voters angry with Washington, down on Obama, and feeling helpless in fixing things November jobs report: Employers add 203,000 jobs and unemployment rate falls to 7.0%.