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Reality Check: What’s True, What’s Misleading In Obama-Critical Ad

A new political ad running on WCCO-TV is highly critical of President Barack Obama and the new federal health care law, but the ad’s claims that are questionable.

07/12/2012

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Opinion: Republicans Vote For Denial Of Affordable Health Care Again

Tea Party zealots in Congress are obsessed with stripping people of their right and access to affordable care.

07/11/2012

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Opinion: Supreme Court Obamacare Ruling Lets Big Brother Walk In The Front Door

The Supreme Court’s decision upholding the individual mandate and the Affordable Care Act amounts to rolling out the welcome mat for Big Brother to intrude on the lives of Americans.

07/03/2012

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Opinion: Mess In Texas

In Texas Republicans have taken efforts to restrict access to voting a step farther. Texas Republicans are calling for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act.

07/02/2012

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Opinion: It’s About Questionable Needs Of Those Who Get Government Assistance

Stricter governmental guidelines are needed for a person to receive a government paycheck. These guidelines need to involve stricter limits on what people can do with their free government paycheck. If something isn’t needed for survival, it should not be purchased with the American taxpayer’s dollars.

07/02/2012

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Opinion: Obama Gets Another Big Win From The Supreme Court

President Obama won big this week with the Supreme Court decisions on Obamacare and immigration. While Mitt Romney and the Tea Party couldn’t have had a worse week.

06/28/2012

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Opinion: Supreme Court Fails America On Health Care

The Supreme Court has shockingly failed the citizens of the United States by upholding the individual mandate portion of the plan.

06/28/2012

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Opinion: Obama Has Last Word With The Supreme Court On Immigration

After the Supreme Court decision on the Arizona immigration law, SB 1070, the Obama administration announced that it is revoking agreements with Arizona police over the enforcement of federal immigration laws.

06/27/2012

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Opinion: Supreme Court Deals Blow To Obama On Arizona Immigration Law

While neither side has totally won, the high court’s decision on Arizona’s controversial immigration law, SB 1070, is definitely a blow to President Barack Obama.

06/26/2012

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Opinion: Overwhelming Victory For Obama And Holder In Arizona Immigration Decision

President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder won an overwhelming victory as the Supreme Court struck down 3 of 4 provisions of the controversial Arizona immigration law, SB 1070.

06/26/2012

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Curt Schilling Is The 21st Century Face Of A Welfare Queen

Where is the outrage from presidential candidate Willard Mitt Romney? One of his political friends – or cronies to use the term he prefers – from Massachusetts, Curt Schilling, declared bankruptcy after bilking tax payers […]

06/11/2012

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Tea Party: Warming Or Resigned To Mitt Romney?

Long skeptical of Mitt Romney, tea party activists are either warming up to the GOP presidential front-runner or reluctantly backing him after abandoning hope of finding a nominee they like better.

02/06/2012

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Tuning In, Turning Out: Tea Party Finds Its Music

The tea party activists that packed the room picked up the refrain of a song as they waited for Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann to arrive.

10/10/2011

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GOP Candidates In SC Vow To Carry Tea-Party Banner

Pledging fidelity to the Constitution and vowing to carry the tea party’s banner to Washington, the Republicans chasing the GOP’s presidential nomination are pitching themselves as the strongest candidate to roll back four years of President Barack Obama’s tenure.

09/05/2011

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Obama: Another Year Or More For Housing Turnaround

President Barack Obama said Wednesday that it will likely be another year or more before the housing market picks up and home prices and sales start rising.

08/17/2011

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