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Friday Alerts

September 19, 2014

Rally at U.S. Capitol Fires up Seniors

On Thursday, the Alliance for Retired Americans, Americans United for Change and allies held a rally at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC to say, “Hands off Social Security and Medicare!” Additional event co-sponsors included AFSCME, the AFL-CIO, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT); Communications Workers of America; the National Education Association; Social Security Works; Granny off the Cliff; SEIU, and several others.
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Press Release

August 22, 2014

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan Won’t Say why he Favors Slashing Medicare and Medicaid

While on his book tour in Pensacola, Florida, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) refused to say why he favors slashing Medicare and Medicaid in order to fund $5 trillion in tax breaks for millionaires and corporations.
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Latest News from National Journal

September 19, 2014

Reactions to the Scottish Referendum, in Photos

After a referendum campaign that was too close to call right up until voting began, reactions came swiftly Friday morning when it was announced that Scotland would remain in the United Kingdom.
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National Journal Congressional News

September 19, 2014

Possible Rules Change Could Punish Boehner Dissidents

Plan floated to strip committee slots from members who rebel during floor vote for speaker.
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Health Care News from National Journal

September 18, 2014

7.3 Million People Have Obamacare Coverage

The new total includes people who have purchased insurance since April.
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