Julie Nguyen

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Democrats Seek Cure For GOP Obamacare Attacks

House Democrats know they can run but can't hide from Republican attacks on the Affordable Care Act.<p>So they've decided on a four-pronged counter message as they try to withstand the GOP pummeling.<p>Embrace the parts of the law that are broadly popular like the ban on insurance companies excluding …

Libertarians who don’t understand liberty: Why the Kansas anti-gay bill is so absurd

Do they even understand what liberty means? Why their support for an anti-LGBT bill in Kansas raises serious doubts<p>Kansas’ latest effort to promote discrimination against gays has managed to reopen discussions about the nature of the state’s role in so-called private discrimination. Although …

5 signs that America’s super-rich are losing their minds

How else do you explain the country’s least vulnerable insisting that <em>they’re</em> the victims?<p>Is it us, or have America’s ultrawealthy been sounding increasingly unhinged lately? Despite the fact that the wealth of the 1 percent jumped 31 percent from 2009 to 2012 while the other 99 percent of …

Michael Dunn and open season on black teenagers: The onslaught of white murder

Since Florida cannot defend black life against white fear, the question now is: How should black people respond?<p>How much more are black people in this country supposed to take?<p>On Saturday, a Florida jury failed to convict Michael Dunn for the callous murder of Jordan Davis. Though he was convicted …

Democrats Will Try To Force A Vote To Raise The Minimum Wage

Democrats announced Thursday they will try to get enough signatures on a petition to force a vote on raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.<p>Cambridge, Md. — House Democratic leadership announced Thursday they will petition to try and force a vote on a bill to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an …

Democrat leading in Florida race eyed as test of Obamacare

A Democratic candidate who has explicitly defended<p>Obamacareholds a slight lead in a special congressional election in Florida that both parties are eyeing as a test of the political impact of the healthcare law.<p>A poll released Thursday by the Tampa Bay Times shows Democrat<p>Alex Sinkleading her …

Anti-Gay Jim Crow Comes to Kansas

A new Kansas proposal would legalize discrimination against gay couples in the state, echoing one of the ugliest parts of American history.<p>On …

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US officials angered as Karzai releases dozens of Taliban suspects

US forces have been risking their lives in Afghanistan for over a decade. And a key part of their mission is putting away the bad guys -- the captured enemy fighters.<p>On Thursday, Afghan President Hamid Karzai angered the US by releasing 65 of those prisoners.<p>They'd been held in the Bagram prison …

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