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H.R. 20: Government By the People Act of 2014

Full title: To reform the financing of Congressional elections by broadening participation by small dollar donors, and for other purposes.  Status:  This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 5, 2014, which will consider it before possibly sending … Continue reading

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Senate confirms consumer financial chief

“Five years after the Wall Street meltdown, the agency that protects consumers finally has a confirmed chief. On Tuesday, the Senate voted 66-34 to confirm Richard Cordray as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.  The bureau was created after … Continue reading

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Millions more could join Medicaid as Republican governors cave in

“Despite their initial, vehement protests, a growing number of Republican governors are giving their blessing to expanding Medicaid in their states. That opens the door for millions of poor Americans to enroll in government health care coverage, beginning in 2014. … Continue reading

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