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President Obama Named TIME’s Person Of The Year

Barack Obama Time Person of the year win

After four years as the President of the United States of America, Barack Obama has been named TIME‘s person of the year. The nomination comes at a time when the President managed to pull off an election victory despite many pundits believing he would fall short of that goal. In choosing President Obama as TIME‘s… Read more »

Bobby Jindal Wants Birth Control Sold Over-The-Counter

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Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal feels that birth control pills should be available over-the-counter just like the morning after pill. Jindal feels that allowing such easy access for would foster competition among manufacturers and decrease the cost of the family planning medication. Jindal also notes that making birth control available without a prescription would remove the… Read more »

John Boehner Says President Obama Is Stalling Fiscal Cliff Solution

John Boehner criticizes Obama

House Speaker John Boehner said today that President Obama is “slow-walking” (read: stalling) a fiscal cliff deal and challenged the recently re-elected president to name specific spending cuts in the name of compromise. “Let’s be honest. We’re broke. The plan we offered is consistent with the president’s call for a balanced approach,” said Boehner, who… Read more »