Keyword: partisanism

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  • Top U.S. health adviser wants end to partisan fighting over Obamacare

    09/08/2014 9:20:34 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 41 replies
    Reuters ^ | Mon Sep 8, 2014 4:50pm EDT | David Morgan
    President Barack Obama’s top health adviser on Monday called for an end to partisan bickering over Obamacare, saying the public and businesses are sending a clear message to Washington that it is time to move on with implementing the law. “The Affordable Care Act is clearly working,” U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell told a university audience in remarks that unveiled a new administration message about the successes of the healthcare reform law just as the midterm election campaign debate about its future intensifies. “What I’ve been hearing over and over … (is) enough already with the back...
  • Opinion of federal government hits record low: poll

    04/15/2013 2:04:15 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Reuters ^ | Mon Apr 15, 2013 12:54pm EDT | Ian Simpson
    Americans’ opinion of the federal government has fallen to a record low even as they continue to view local and state governments favorably, according to Pew Research Center survey released on Monday. … The March survey showed Democrats with a more favorable opinion than Republicans of the federal government, at 41 percent to 13 percent. … The poll shows that 63 percent of Americans have a favorable opinion of their local government, virtually unchanged since 2007. Fifty-seven percent have a favorable view of their state governments, up 5 percentage points from 2012. …
  • Rep. Conyers: ‘There is Really Only One Major Political Party’

    03/25/2013 2:39:13 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 32 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | March 25, 2013 | Eric Scheiner
    Rep. John Conyers (D- Mich.) told the Detroit branch of the NAACP, “the Republican party is fading out of sight almost, so there is really only one major political party of any significance.” Conyers made the comments at the March 12 event while discussing the need to focus on job creation. …
  • Big Lie Democrats

    11/16/2005 9:36:03 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 20 replies · 950+ views
    American Spectator ^ | 11-17-05 | Brandon Crocker
        Big Lie DemocratsBy Brandon Crocker Published 11/17/2005 12:07:13 AM When Bill Clinton left office in January 2001, he was convinced that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction and active WMD research and production programs. George Tenet, the Clinton appointed head of the CIA, told George W. Bush prior to the war that the case that Saddam had weapons of mass destruction was "a slam dunk." Almost all of the Democratic members of the Senate and House Intelligence Committees, seeing much of the same intelligence reports given to the White House, and with direct access to the intelligence communities...