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Political Quick Hits: April 11th Edition

April 11, 2014 Front Page, Politics No Comments

Here’s your weekly quick look at few developing stories in the political arena:

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Political Quick Hits: April 4th Edition

Here’s your weekly quick look at few developing stories in the political arena:

  • The White House announced this week that, after a strong final push and despite numerous technical glitches, 7.1 million people signed up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. President Obama spoke on Tuesday saying, “This law is doing what it’s supposed to do — it’s working.” The President said the law is here to stay and if Republicans continue to pursue its repeal, they will have to explain to millions of newly insured Americans why they want to take away their insurance. The President also said he wants to work with Republicans to help improve the law where it’s needed, including expansion of Medicaid in states that have resisted it.

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Political Quick Hits: March 28th Edition

March 31, 2014 Front Page, Politics No Comments

Here’s your weekly quick look at few developing stories in the political arena:

  • President Obama on Thursday unveiled a plan to change NSA data collection. President Obama said he decided that, “The government should not collect or hold this data in bulk.” He said he would work with Congress on new rules that would help counter-terrorism investigations while still protecting our constitutional freedoms. Under Obama’s new proposal, the government would have to obtain a judge’s approval before accessing phone records, though exceptions could be made in cases of national security emergencies.

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Political Quick Hits: March 21st Edition

March 21, 2014 Front Page, Politics No Comments

Here’s your weekly quick look at a few developing stories in the political arena:

  • On Monday, the EU and the U.S. announced sanctions on Russians officials and their allies in Ukraine’s Crimea region. President Obama’s sanction order freezes any assets in the United States and bans travel for the 11 people named. The President also issued further sanctions on Thursday. Ukrainian Prime Minster Arseniy Yatsenyuk said, “I still believe that there is only one solution of this crisis, a peaceful one. But we offer peace, and Russia offers war.” Meanwhile in Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree that recognizes the independence and sovereignty of the Republic of Crimea. Yatsenyuk said they are willing to have talks with Russia, “but we will never accept the annexing of our territory.”

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Political Quick Hits: March 14th Edition

March 14, 2014 Front Page, Politics No Comments

Here’s your weekly quick look at few developing stories in the political arena:

  • President Obama this week appeared alongside comedian Zach Galifianakis in the actor’s mock talk-show called “Between Two Ferns.” The President took his healthcare message to the internet comedy show in a final push to get young people signed up for Obamacare. The video, hosted at the site Funny or Die, can be found by clicking here. Millions of people have seen the video and the government’s health care site saw a 40% jump in traffic 24 hours after the video. You have until March 31st to sign up for healthcare for 2014 through the exchanges. You can find out more and search for healthcare at healthcare.gov.

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