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Seen the light? Ohio Gov. Kasich says Bible supports Obamacare

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Matthew 25 includes a call for more entitlement spending and provides biblical justification for Obamacare, according to Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

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Got a student loan? The government is putting your data at risk

Education  |  January 29, 2015

If you have a federal student loan, your private information is in danger.


Philadelphia sizes up more charter schools

Education  |  January 29, 2015

The School District of Philadelphia could be on the verge of a historic expansion of the city’s charter school program.

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School choice scholarships pick up steam in Virginia

Virginia  |  January 29, 2015

Virginia has long received poor marks for its approach to school choice. Those marks, however, could be ready to trend upward.


Virginia bill would bar ‘backdoor energy tax’

Energy and Environment  |  January 29, 2015

Warning that an Obama administration “Clean Power Plan” would sharply increase Virginians’ electric rates, Republican lawmakers want to put themselves between the Environmental Protection Agency and Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe.

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Rejected fracking ban may cost NM county ‘hundreds of thousands’ in legal fees

Energy and Environment  |  January 29, 2015

After seeing its controversial fracking ban tossed out of court, the taxpayers of Mora County may be on the hook for thousands of dollars in legal fees

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Louisiana school choice program gets kids out of desks, onto true callings

Louisiana  |  January 29, 2015

Baton Rouge resident Courtland Benedict said going to school, traditionally involving students sitting in desks all day, always came hard to him.

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When the levy breaks? NM legislator proposes eliminating almost all taxes

New Mexico  |  January 29, 2015

State Sen. Bill Sharer claimed that New Mexico could eliminate almost every tax currently levied by reforming the way it levies the Gross Receipts Tax..

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Audit: Pennsylvania fire chiefs stole $20,000, other spending unexplained

Pennsylvania  |  8:23 am

A state audit released Tuesday confirmed the crimes of a former volunteer fire chief and his assistant chief, and also laid out another $13,000 in unexplained spending. Baldwin Borough Manager John Barrett has worked closely with first responders and firefighters, and told Watchdog, “As a whole, they’re such good-hearted people. It’s hard to believe two individuals in that field would betray the public trust.”

No secrecy: Three unlikely allies have raised their voices to oppose an execution secrecy plan backed by the state.

Unlikely allies align to oppose Idaho’s execution secrecy plan

Idaho  |  9:19 am

An unlikely consortium of political groups has aligned to oppose the Idaho Department of Correction’s plan to add more secrecy to state executions.

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Ohio’s Obamacare expansion has already cost over $2 billion

Ohio  |  8:53 am

Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s Obamacare expansion blew past projections in its first year, putting 471,452 Ohioans on Medicaid and costing taxpayers $2.1 billion.




Jon Stewart obliterates ‘slimy’ Democrats over Gruber

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Remy goes hard at Obamacare, #Grubergate and Lena Dunham

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As #Grubergate continues to unfold, Reason.com’s Remy offers up a new video revealing just how President Obama’s administration discussed selling Obamacare to the American people.


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