Representative Allen West (R-Fla.), a Tea Party favorite, has voted against party lines by opposing a bill that would repeal a provision of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law. Last week, Allen was one of only four Republicans to oppose a measure that would eliminate $100 million in funding for the construction of school-based health centers, The Hill reported.
President Barack Obama’s administration privately attempted to dissuade Standard and Poor’s from downgrading the United States’ debt outlook in recent weeks, according to a report from The Washington Post.
High-profile donors have stated that aligning themselves with GOP Presidential candidates is not a top priority at this stage of the game.
Reports of the differences between LDL and HDL cholesterol have caused consumers to become wary of so-called “bad” low-density lipoproteins, and embrace mono- and polyunsaturated sources of “good” high-density lipoproteins.
Two of President Barack Obama’s nominees and one of former President Bill Clinton’s nominees made up the three-member panel of appellate judges that heard two Obamacare suits Tuesday. The suits went to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals after a series of highly partisan decisions from lower courts.
Rasmussen Reports released the results of a new poll on Tuesday, showing that a majority of Americans favor denying Federal funds to so-called “sanctuary” cities — cities that protect illegal aliens from the government. The statement from Rasmussen said that, in a national telephone poll, “59 percent of likely U.S. voters favor a cutoff of federal funds to so-called sanctuary cities. Just 28 percent are opposed and 13 percent are not sure.”
The Federal Government will soon be using specially implanted chips in cellular phones to track the movements of U.S. citizens, as part of a new national emergency-alert system. Citizens with properly equipped phones will be automatically enrolled in the service, and the chips will be automatically added to new phones from participating service providers.
The Texas State Senate made a bold move in passing a bill that would allow concealed handgun license holders to carry weapons into public college buildings and classrooms. FoxNews.com reported that Sen. Jeff Wentworth, R-San Antonio, after being unable to pass the measure as its own bill, attached it to a universities spending bill. The […]
President Barack Obama was slated to visit El Paso, Texas on May 10 to discuss immigration reform that would give illegal residents more pathways to citizenship. According to The Wall Street Journal, Obama believes that his administration has worked hard to protect the United States border and it is time to focus on the 10.8 million individuals who are living in America illegally.
In addition to being great exercise and promoting a sustainable lifestyle, gardening may also encourage vegetable consumption, according to researchers at Texas A&M University and Texas State University. In an online survey of people aged 50 and up, it was revealed that those who gardened regularly ate more vegetables, regardless of how much time they spent with their hands in the dirt or what varieties of produce they grew.