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By The Dispatch On Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
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Rand Paul declares the Death of the Tea Party

Last week, the U.S. of Representatives voted through a massive budget-busting deal, 284 to 149, which the Senate passed this week, 67 to 28, and President Trump signed it. photo 401(K) 2012 via Flickr The budget More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Barbara Lee attacks Trump’s cuts to SNAP, WIC, CHIP for illegals as ‘another blatant attack on poor people’

Congresswoman Lee released the following statement after Trump Administration announcement of proposed changes to the Public Charge rule: “This proposed rule is yet another blatant attack from the Trump Administration More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Senate passes massive $854 billion spending bill with no funding for Trump’s ‘wall’

There will be no government shutdown, or even talk of one headed into the midterm elections. The Senate, by a 93-7 vote, passed an $854 billion spending bill, the bulk of the funding going to the departments of More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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Simple Ways to Save on Your Monthly Expenses

The cost of living keeps rising yet the wages remain stagnant. This leads to living expenses taking up a huge portion of your income but you must find ways to keep the expenses from eating into your savings allocation More...

By Guest Author On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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Holiday Spending Shows that Politics Can’t Destroy Christmas

Despite a roller coaster ride through Washington in 2017, holiday spending shows that even politicians can’t destroy the spirit of Christmas. Early statistics show that 2017 holiday spending was up 3.8% over the More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Trump sets ‘gentlemen’s agreement’ with Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi to permanently remove the debt ceiling

President Trump and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) have agreed to pursue a deal that would permanently remove the requirement that Congress repeatedly raise the debt ceiling, three sources told More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, July 3rd, 2017
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Illinois budget can’t be passed as credit rating downgrade looms

Illinois Senate President John Cullerton plans to call a spending and revenue package for a vote on Tuesday. The Senate adjourned on Monday without taking votes on the revenue and spending measures, which had met More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
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Former DHS head Janet Napolitano defended by Univ of California Regents, spending thousands on dinners, ‘jaw dropping’ expenses

The University of California’s governing board defended President Janet Napolitano against a critical state audit of her office and media coverage questioning thousands and thousands being spent on lavish parties More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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Robert De Niro goes Meryl Streep by ripping Trump during award speech

Robert De Niro may have made an amazing career acting, but is making headlines for his political rant in New York Monday night, attacking President Trump yet again. During his acceptance of The Film Society of More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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President Trump strikes down Obama Executive Order, halting required funds for Planned Parenthood, abortion clinics

President Donald Trump signed into law H.J. Res. 43, a resolution which allows states to withhold federal funds from facilities that provide abortions. H.J. Res. 43 overturns former President Barack Obama’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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Conservatives praise Trump’s budget slashing of departments, agencies while others attack

President Trump unveiled his first budget, cutting various domestic programs and increasing spending for defense, homeland security and the building of his southern border wall. Some conservatives are praising the More...

By Sierra Jones On Friday, January 27th, 2017
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Bernie Sanders attacks Mike Mulvaney over defunding Planned Parenthood

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders grilled Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.), the White House budget chief nominee, on Tuesday over his 2015 crusade to defund Planned Parenthood and his stance that Social Security is More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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New Report: Trump administration to cut Endowment of the Arts, privatize PBS

Just ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration was the story that the President will act quickly to approve budget-cutting plans that would outsource public radio and television financing while eliminating all More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
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How to Deal with Medicare Overpayments

As of March 14th, 2016 all healthcare providers and physicians are required by law to report and repay any Medicare overpayments within 60 days of discovering them. Any overpayment that was discovered within 6 years More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 16th, 2016
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FreedomWorks’ Adam Brandon condemns Hillary Clinton’s ‘tax and spend’ plan

Following the release of an analysis of the budgetary impact of Hillary Clinton’s tax and spending policies, FreedomWorks CEO Adam Brandon issued this comment: “Nearly eight years of higher taxes and a skyrocketing More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, December 20th, 2015
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Marco Rubio skips Senate vote on $1.8 trillion spending bill

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio missed Friday’s Senate vote approving a $1.8 trillion end-of-the-year spending bill and tax package after telling supporters on the presidential campaign that he may try to slow the legislation More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, December 5th, 2015
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Air Force says their running out of bombs, need more money

The U.S. military says its 15-month bombing campaign on the Islamic State is depleting its munitions supply and that additional money and other support is “critical” for “the long fight.” “We’re More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, October 1st, 2015
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How to become a millionaire by not buying things

Everyone is looking for the quick fi on how to save their money and stretch their bucks that little bit further. There are quirky schemes you can sign up to, down to support groups on how to handle your finances More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
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Europe ‘harsh’ spending cuts: Fact or Fiction?

The European Commission’s data-gathering bureaucracy, Eurostat, has just published a new report on government finances for the region. And with Greece’s ongoing fiscal turmoil getting headlines, this Eurostat More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
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Transcript: Marco Rubio’s speech to announce he’s running for President

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio launched his presidential campaign Monday with a speech at Miami’s Freedom Tower. Here’s the transcript via Time Magazine: “Thank you. After months of deliberation and prayer More...


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