If Washington wants health care reform with bipartisan support, experts say consider what former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney did as governor in Democratic Massachusetts. “You don’t have to have a public option,” Romney said. “You don’t have to have the government getting into the insurance business to make it work.” Three years after enacting its own version of reform, Massachusetts now has near-universal coverage.
From Oakland, California, to Binghamton, New York, several mass shootings in recent weeks have killed dozens across the country. But has there been an effect on public opinion? Yes, and in a surprising way
Two fishing vessels carrying over 600 people sunk off the coast of Libya on Monday, according to Egyptian state television. It was not clear how many injuries or fatalities resulted from the incident.
Americans don’t favor handing billions more dollars to U.S.
A national poll indicates that two-thirds of those who watched President Barack Obama’s address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night had a very positive reaction to his speech. Sixty-eight percent of speech-watchers questioned in a CNN/Opinion Research Corp. survey had a very positive reaction, with 24 percent indicating that they had a somewhat positive response and 8 percent indicating that they had a negative reaction.
A new national poll indicates that nearly three out of four Americans are scared about the way things are going in the country today. Seventy-three percent of those questioned in a CNN/Opinion Research Corporation survey released Monday say they’re very or somewhat scared about the way things are going in the United States