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Contempt vote puts Eric Holder, US Attorney in uncharted territory
Fox News
The contempt of Congress vote against Attorney General Eric Holder could put one of his own employees in the awkward position of dragging his boss in front of a grand jury, but experts doubt it will happen.
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No matter what it does, high court is seen as political
Thursday's health care ruling will probably reinforce a public perception that justices base decisions on personal political views. ... "I don't think American elections should be bankrolled by America's most powerful interests, or worse, by foreign ...
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Holder says contempt vote politically motivated
U.S. News & World Report
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday's votes holding him in contempt of Congress are the culmination of a misguided and politically motivated congressional investigation by Republican Rep. Darrell Issa and others who focused ...
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Roberts Shows Deft Hand as Swing Vote on Health Care
New York Times
Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. carefully took on what a predecessor called the grave task of assessing the constitutionality of a law passed by Congress.
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New York Times
US governor Jerry Brown calls on politicians to lead over gay marriage
BBC News
The governor of a US state embroiled in a legal row over gay marriage urges Scotland's politicians to give a lead on equality legislation.
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BBC News
History of U.S. health care reform effort
The Seattle Times
The Supreme Court's decision to uphold President Barack Obama's health care law follows a century of debate over what role the government should play in helping people in the United States afford medical care. A look at the issue through the years: ...
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Ohio politicians, others react to US Supreme Court health care decision
Plain Dealer
Democrats are happy, Republicans say they will make overturning the law a centerpiece of their November election campaigns.
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Plain Dealer
House Finds Holder in Contempt Over Inquiry on Guns
New York Times
The Republican-led House of Representatives voted to hold Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. in contempt for failing to disclose internal documents in response to a subpoena.
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US clears China, Singapore from Iran oil sanctions
The Seattle Times
The Obama administration on Thursday cleared China and Singapore from possible U.S. economic penalties, citing their sharp cuts in imports of Iranian oil, as an American deadline arrived for banks to stop processing petroleum transactions with Tehran.
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Obama response to Supreme Court on health care
The Seattle Times
In doing so, they've reaffirmed a fundamental principle that here in America - in the wealthiest nation on Earth - no illness or accident should lead to any family's financial ruin. I know there will be a lot of discussion today about the politics of ...
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U.S. Supreme Court upholds most of Obamacare | Politics blog
By jared
From Paben Whoa. Given the earlier questioning from the justices, indicating skepticism of the federal government's case, I didn't expect this decision by.
Politics blog
Tell Us What You Think of the Health-Care Ruling - Government ...
By Suzanne Perry
The U.S. Supreme Court today upheld most of the health-care overhaul law, a decision that will please many foundations and nonprofit groups that have been working to put the new law into effect. The decision will also affect many charities ...
Government & Politics Watch
U.S. House bars federal money for streetcar | Politics Extra
By Carl Weiser
Jane Prendergast reports: U.S. Rep. Steve Chabot's trying to keep future federal transportation funding away from being spent on Cincinnati's streetcar. The House on Wednesday night approved an amendment Chabot attached to the annual ...
Politics Extra
Editorial: Upheld health care law a blessing for the U.S. | National ...
By An NCR Editorial
Only the U.S. is so beholden to powerful, entrenched corporate interests that we have failed to achieve universal access to health care. It is time for the nation to find the political will to defend the principles that defined the Affordable Care Act.
Medical Trade: The Ultimate Check on U.S. Health Care Costs ...
By Dean Baker
Former Banker Tells Us Why Departed P.J. Clarke's Bartender Doug Quinn Was The 'Greatest Bartender Ever' ... Follow us on Facebook and get updates from Politics Contributors posted directly to your news feed. Enter you email address ...
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Harvard's prescription for a broken American political system - Fortune
Is there any hope for America's political process? Not much, was the answer from the group of Harvard Business School faculty gathered in Washington last ...

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