Q: Is it true that there are bills in Congress that would exempt members and their staffs and families from buying into “Obamacare”?
A: No. Congress members and staffers will be required to buy insurance through the exchanges on Jan. 1. But reportedly there is concern about whether federal contributions to premiums can continue without a change.
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Q: What would happen if the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade? A: Some states would outlaw abortion but others would not.
Q: Is the U.S. Congress considering a bill to outlaw homeschooling in the U.S.? A: No.
Summary In a Wisconsin throwdown, incumbent Supreme Court Justice Louis Butler narrowly lost his reelection bid after being hit with a barrage of deceptive attack ads. We’ve written about some of them in recent weeks. Attack ads targeting the incumbent heavily outnumbered attacks aimed at the business-backed winner, Circuit …
Q: What is triangulation? A: In simple terms, it’s Democrats advocating some Republican positions or Republicans advocating some Democratic positions.
Q: What is public financing? A: It’s the system under which candidates can use U.S. Treasury dollars to fund their campaigns. But only if they agree to play by a complicated set of rules.
A misleading e-mail has been making the rounds, alleging that Clinton has fewer legislative accomplishments than Obama, and that they are less substantive. We’ve had questions about it from a number of readers, and blogs have jumped into the fray. So what’s the real story on the Senate careers of the Democratic presidential candidates? We find that the e-mail is false in almost every particular