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Tag Archives: President Barack Obama

Missouri Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Medicaid Expansion

healthcare

The Missouri Supreme Court Thursday unanimously reversed a lower court decision that found the state’s Medicaid expansion unconstitutional. The high court overruled Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem’s decision that upended the long-running push to add as many as 275,000 low-income Missourians to the government-run health insurance program. In doing …

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Bipartisan Group of Senators Want To Strengthen Congressional Power In National Security Matters

A bipartisan group of Senators revealed legislation to strengthen Congressional power regarding matters relating to National Security. The group wants to correct the balance of power between the executive and legislative branches. The National Security Powers Act secures congressional authority in war powers, arms exports, and national emergencies. Under the …

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President Biden Considering U.S. Intervention in Cuba

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The U.S. is weighing intervention in the Cuban government’s ongoing crackdown on widespread protests, President Joe Biden said Thursday, amid widespread shortages of food and medicine and attempts by Cuba to limit dissenters’ ability to communicate with one another. “They’ve cut off access to the internet,” Biden said at the …

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ICE To No Longer Detain Pregnant Or Nursing Women

Immigration and Customs Enforcement

President Joe Biden’s administration announced on Friday that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) would no longer detain pregnant or nursing women. This new policy is an expansion of former President Barack Obama‘s rules regarding pregnant women. The policy states that ICE should not “detain, arrest, or take into custody” those …

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Merrick Garland Confirmed As U.S. Attorney General

Merrick Garland, President Joe Biden‘s nominee for Attorney General, was confirmed Wednesday by the U.S. Senate. His confirmation comes nearly five years to the day since President Barack Obama nominated him to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court. He was never given a confirmation hearing by …

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