Republican Can Get Things Done Now

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Were anyone wondering how Sen. Harry Reid intended to manage life in the minority, it took one day of the 114th Congress to get the answer: Exactly as he did in the majority. Republicans would be wise to understand what he’s up to. The Senate these past four years has been a supermassive black hole—a …

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House Votes Down Obamacare Work Week

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The House on Thursday in a 252-172 vote approved legislation that would waive fees on businesses that do not offer health insurance to employees working fewer than 40 hours per week. The legislation – which has been at the center of a heavy corporate lobbying campaign – only received 12 Democratic votes. Eighteen Democrats backed …

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Teachers Union Won’t Appeal

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Pointing to discussions with Senate President Andy Gardiner, the state’s largest teachers’ union said Thursday it will stop challenging a 2014 law that included expansion of a voucher-like program that helps send children to private schools. The Florida Education Association said it will not appeal a ruling last week by Leon County Chief Circuit Judge …

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Free Tuition at Community Colleges

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President Obama wants to provide free tuition at community colleges, a proposal that could benefit as many as 9 million students, according to a White House outline of the plan released Thursday. There is one big caveat in the proposal — there is no plan to fund it, other than to ask Congress for the …

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