From the daily archives: Monday, September 12, 2016

Gov. John Kasich got his hand slapped Friday by federal officials for trying to force people poor enough to qualify for Medicaid to dig deeper into their already tapped wallets to prove they are personally responsible for their health care actions.

Ohio’s lame duck governor who ran and lost 49 state Republican contests this year, and who refuses to pay back taxpayers for the costs incurred protecting him this year on the presidential campaign trail, has for decades blathered about personal responsibility for everyone, it seems. but himself and a close knit kitchen cabinet of political operatives and others who […]

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The latest Quinnipiac University Poll, released Friday, shows the state of the race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in four important battleground states is close in some and tied in others.

What the numbers mean is important as all but 13 states approach days of early voting. Nationwide, about 45.6 million people or roughly 35 percent of the electorate voted prior to Election Day in 2012, and that number is expected to increase in 2016, the AP reported.

The presidential race in Florida is a toss up at 47 percent; North Carolina favors Clinton over Trump 47-43; Trump […]

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Massachusetts’ firebrand first-term Senator Elizabeth Warren is on a march, foe in sight. The woman from Oklahoma, who many wanted to run for president this year but who instead is a powerful surrogate for Hillary Clinton, is demanding explanation from insurance giant Aetna about pulling out of health care exchanges organized via Obamacare, officially called the Patient Protection and Affordability Act [ACA].

Warren can’t be seen by Wall Street as anything other than a crusading Joan of Arc ready to bear down on them, guided by faith but holding a sword. Is she crazy not-in-love with them, yes. But aren’t […]

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