Americans’ support for health reform legislation is waning in the midst of a strong push by congressional Democrats to pass new bills in the coming weeks, a new poll released July 15 said.
Monthly Archives For July 2009
Following the lead of President Barack Obama, the House of Representatives passed a bill yesterday that would allow the District of Columbia to fund abortions. Also following Obama’s wishes, the same bill affirmed the earlier congressional decision to end school vouchers there.
Last Tuesday, at the weekly bloggers’ briefing hosted by the Heritage Foundation, Reps. John Shadegg (R-AZ) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) unveiled their vision of substantive health care reform as a competing model to use against the currently stalled Democratic version.
As the debate on healthcare reform heats up in Congress, many pundits from both sides are barraging the American people with seemingly contradictory statistics and evidence.
This Monday, the Senate Judiciary Committee began hearings on the candidacy of Sonia Sotomayor to be Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
In a discussion that was intended to facilitate education about the “pros and cons of expanding the public (health care) plan,” the July 9th Brookings Institute’s Health Care Reform event featured three champions of “Obamacare” lauding and praising massive overhaul of the the U.S. health care system.
This Wednesday, the Brookings Institution convened three panels of experts to discuss the new relationship between Russia and Turkey, whose history of hostilities has apparently abruptly ground to a halt.
On July 8, 2009, the Center for American Progress (CAP) hosted their annual “Campus Progress National Conference” at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.
When the leader of 1.2 billion Catholics, Pope Benedict XVI, endorsed a “World Political Authority” in his encyclical Caritas in Veritate, it was big news that could only be understood in the context of the growing power and influence of the U.N.
Some Catholic history you are unlikely to get in Catholic schools.