A House Committee plans to conduct a hearing on May 8 regarding the possible unionization of Northwestern University’s football team. The hearing is titled “Big Labor on College Campuses: Examining the Consequences of Unionizing Student Athletes,” and will be held by the Education and Workforce Committee. A regional chairperson ofRead More
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Eight million people have signed up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act, which is one million more than expected. However, 5 million Americans still fall into the Obamacare “coverage gap.” These five million make too much for unexpanded Medicaid but not enough for Obamacare. Twenty-four states, Virginia included, tookRead More
Current evidence suggests that female candidates cannot automatically count on women’s votes. Several high-profile women from both major parties have lost races because they ultimately lost the women’s vote. In 2010, Republican Meg Whitman lost women to Democrat Jerry Brown by 17 points when she ran for governor of California.Read More
Armed pro-Russian forces seized government buildings in eastern Ukraine in moves reminiscent of the events preceding Russia’s annexation of Crimea, Reuters reports. Kiev called this an “act of aggression by Russia.” The West accused Russia of destabilizing the region as an excuse to send in troops. White House National SecurityRead More