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One of the nation's largest Medicare contractors just decided that it won't cover a proven new heart monitor that tracks signs of heart failure. That's terrible news for millions of Americans suffering from cardiac disease.

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Trump's approach to North Korea bucks foreign policy elite

Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, is at it again, horrifying the U.S. foreign policy elite by saying that he would speak to Kim Jong Un, the erratic North Korean leader, to discuss North Korea’s nuclear program. For...

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Appreciating our military men and women

For a decade and a half, our men and women in uniform voluntarily put themselves in harm's way to defend our country against terrorists whose mission is to destroy everything the United States represents. Since 2001, more than 2 million American...

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Mexico says yes to marriage equality

This week during a ceremony to commemorate the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), President Enrique Peña Nieto announced that he would be sending a package of initiatives to Congress to legalize same-sex marriage in...

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Russia's sphere of influence needs to be stopped

 As Russia’s sphere of influence continues to grow in the Middle East and Europe, and the global fight against ISIS continues, no relationship has become more important for the safety and security in the world than the relationship between...

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Former Air Force leadership weigh in on B-21

The United States faces a diverse array of security challenges around the globe, from the continued threat of terrorism, to maneuvers from rapidly advancing militaries, to existential threats from nuclear capable adversaries.  For decades,...

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House GOP: Standing with wage thieves

While millions of Americans are struggling to get by and sustain their families, Republicans are trying to make it easier for employers to steal their wages. 

Last month during Committee consideration of the National Defense...

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