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Three Glaring Changes Needed To Fix Obamacare

Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.

11/18/2013

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Local Congressmen React To President’s New Effort To Extend Old Health Policies

After telling Americans they could keep their old health plans — only to find some policies cancelled because they failed to meet higher standards — President Obama tried to make amends on Thursday.

11/14/2013

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Despite Presidential Assurances, Some Health Policies Canceled

As President Barack Obama pushed his Affordable Care Act, he often said this: “If you like your doctor or health care plan, you can keep it.”

10/29/2013

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Easy-To-Access Part Of Obamacare Website Could Be Misleading

While it’s hit or miss whether you can actually sign up for health insurance on the Affordable Care Act website, http://www.healthcare.dot.gov, there is one new feature on the home-page that always opens for you: an option for potential customers to see a plan right now.

10/23/2013

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Congress To Investigate Affordable Care Act Website Snafus

The multiple problems associated with the Affordable Care Act’s website have brought elected officials of all parties together, from President Obama to House Speaker Boehner.

10/23/2013

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President Obama Singles Out Leetsdale Man During Healthcare Speech

John Mier of Leetsdale was working when President Barack Obama referenced his letter during a mid-day press event on Monday.

10/22/2013

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Senators Casey, Toomey Frustrated By Stalemate

Frustration seems to be more common in Washington than the ability to reach a bipartisan deal across party lines.

10/15/2013

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President Obama Addresses Nation On Crisis In Syria

President Barack Obama said in a nationally televised address Tuesday night that recent diplomatic steps offer “the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons” inside Syria without the use of force, but he also insisted the U.S. military will keep the pressure on President Bashar Assad “and be ready to respond” if other measures fail.

09/10/2013

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Syrian-Americans Living Locally Following International Situation Closely

“Sure, he could turn over every single bit of his chemical weapons to the international community in the next week,” said Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday.

09/10/2013

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Syrian American Author: “We Need To Support Our Soldiers In America”

Syrian American author Daleo Khalil joined KDKA’s Chris Moore to discuss why America should not go to war with Syria.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/09/2013

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Local Leaders Weigh In On President’s Statement On Syria

Local leaders are weighing in following strong words from President Obama Saturday afternoon as the situation in Syria intensifies.

08/31/2013

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Obama Will Seek Congressional Approval On Syria

Obama will seek authorization for the use of force in Syria from Congress.

08/31/2013

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Local Congressional Members Weigh In On Possible Actions Against Syria

While President Barack Obama debates the timing of his reaction to the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria, local members of Congress weighed in here in Pittsburgh.

08/29/2013

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No War On Coal, Energy Sec. Asserts In Pittsburgh

Talk to coal industry executives and their political allies — and you’d think President Obama and his administration are out to get coal.

07/29/2013

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Obama Speech Praises Natural Gas Fracking Boom

President Barack Obama’s Climate Change speech praised renewable energy, conservation – and fracking for natural gas.

KDKA-TV–06/27/2013

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