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  • Obamacare's 'family glitch' could affect 2 million Americans

    In addition to the 2 million already at potential risk, the study predicted that the number affected "will likely increase as the employer mandate goes into effect."

  • Fun with the Fed: Inflation is low, but the cost of living is up

    From July to August, the "Core Consumer Price Index" did not move. That means zero inflation, if you use the measure of inflation the Federal Reserve uses when setting monetary policy. But core CPI omits volatile prices like food and energy. If you have a family, you're probably pretty aware that...

  • Shaneen Allen may get justice after all

    Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain wrote a letter last week to Superior Court Judge Michael Donio that his office would review Allen's case, following criticism that he was treating her unfairly.

  • 46 percent of doctors give Obamacare a 'D' or 'F'

    In contrast, just 25 percent of those surveyed gave President Obama's healthcare law an 'A' or a 'B.'

  • Correcting bad economics: Killing Ex-Im won't reduce exports by 2 percent

    Export-Import Bank defenders deploy worthless numbers on job creation, bogus profit claims, empty scare tactics about how Boeing will die, and now, spooky stories about significant drops in exports resulting from killing Ex-Im.

  • Here are five of Joe Biden's greatest hits

    It shouldn't have come as too much of a surprise to hear Vice President Joe Biden engaging in controversial and/or offensive speech. Indeed, he's infamous for this sort of thing.

  • Make mine multilateral? Not necessarily

    There's a widespread assumption that most Americans prefer multilateral action-- acting with other nations as partners. But maybe that's not so.

  • Women really are the key to elections

    If Republicans can roughly tie Democrats when it comes to women votes, the GOP will win, according to recent history.

  • Report: Doc took a selfie with Joan Rivers before procedure that killed her

    Honestly, is it all that surprising to read that a celebrity doctor may have snapped a few "selfies" with an unconscious Joan Rivers?

  • The breakout star of the 2014 primaries is not a candidate

    Those following election night coverage on the Internet this primary season may have noticed that a newcomer -- the Ace of Spades Headquarters Decision Desk (that's @AOSHQDD on Twitter) -- often tallied the votes faster and called the results sooner than the Associated Press.



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