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Hospitals Benefit From Big Drop In Uninsured Patients Under Obamacare

Hospitals continue to report a significant drop in their number of uninsured patients as Obamacare coverage takes full effect, boosting their bottom lines, Bloomberg News reported Wednesday. Hospital Corporation of America, the biggest for-profit hospital network in the country, reported a 6.6 percent decrease in uninsured patients across its 165 hospitals, according to Bloomberg. And in the four states where HCA operates that expanded Medicaid, the drop was 48 percent.

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NRA's Ted Nugent Reacts To Concert Cancellation By Comparing Critics To Nazi Propagandist

National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent lashed out after the cancellation of an upcoming concert, claiming his critics are like Nazi chief propagandist Joseph Goebbels. On July 21 the Coeur d'Alene Tribe announced that Nugent will not perform at the tribe's Idaho casino on August 4, citing "Nugent's history of racist and hate-filled remarks." The Puyallup Tribe followed suit, cancelling two scheduled concerts at its Washington state Emerald Queen Casino because they didn't want their...

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House Votes To Sue President For The First Time In US History

House Republicans officially gave Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) their seal of approval on Wednesday to sue President Barack Obama, marking the first time in U.S. history that a chamber of Congress has endorsed a lawsuit against a president. The House adopted the resolution by a vote of 225-201. Five Republicans and all Democrats voted against the measure.

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Joe Scarborough: Killing By Israel Appears To Be ‘Indiscriminate’

MSNBC host and former Republican Rep. Joe Scarborough offered a heated criticism of Israel during his show on Thursday, saying the nation appeared to be carrying out "indiscriminate" killings during its conflict in Gaza. “I’ve always been a 100 percent supporter of Israel. The joke in Congress was anytime I wanted a key to the city of Tel Aviv, I could, you know, get a gold-plated one,” Scarborough said on “Morning Joe.” But, he said, recent reports from the Middle East were troubling.

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