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Debate Heightens Over Measuring Health-Care Quality

The Obama administration’s goal of tying more Medicare payments to the quality—not the quantity—of health care by 2018 has intensified the debate over how “quality” is defined and measured. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Obama Tax Plan Likely to Stir Up Long-Simmering Debate

A White House tax plan released over the weekend promises to rekindle a long-simmering debate over how to use the tax code to close income gaps between the wealthy and the middle class. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Abortion Bill Fuels Debate Among House Republicans

A vote expected in the House next week over an abortion bill generated debate Friday among Republicans over whether high-profile social issues will distract from GOP’s focus on the economy. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Republicans Release Slimmer Presidential Debate Schedule

The Republican National Committee approved nine presidential primary debates in 2016, a fraction of the roughly two dozen forums held in the 2012 election. Another three are expected to be scheduled. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Republicans Release Slimmer Presidential Debate Schedule

The Republican National Committee approved nine presidential primary debates in 2016, a fraction of the roughly two dozen forums held in the 2012 election. Another three are expected to be scheduled. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Senate Moves Toward Full Debate on Keystone XL Pipeline

The Senate took its first steps toward approving the Keystone XL pipeline, starting a debate that is expected to be Capitol Hill’s most extensive consideration of energy and climate-change policy in years. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Garbage Incinerators Make Comeback, Kindling Both Garbage and Debate

With the country’s record-setting trash output unyielding, new waste-to-energy plants are being considered, raising concerns about emissions. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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First Presidential Debate: Obama vs. Romney (Complete HD – Quality Audio) – Politics Informer Video

President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney discuss domestic policy in the first debate of the 2012 presidential election from Denver, Colorado. Subscribe to The … Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Debate Over Surveillance Faces a Deadline

Key provisions of the Patriot Act are set to expire in June and the incoming Republican-dominated Congress faces a variety of tensions as it works to sort out the future of U.S. surveillance programs. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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In Immigration Debate, Business Can Trump Politics

Many illegal immigrants have flocked to toil in Dalton, Ga.—the “carpet capital of the world.” Some businesses in this conservative part of the state believe it has helped their bottom line. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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