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House Votes to Raise Debt Ceiling; Punts on Reforms

February 12, 2014 J

By Thomas Fletcher This afternoon the House of Representatives voted to raise the debt ceiling with no reforms or spending cuts to offset the trillion dollar increase in the nation’s borrowing authority.  This represents just the latest disappointment from the House, who in the span of two months has passed the bloated Murray-Ryan budget deal, [...]

AFP-NC Canvassing Events in Wilmington and Oak Island

February 11, 2014 J

We will be knocking on doors on Saturday, February 15th and 22nd in Wilmington and Sunday, February 16th and 23rd in Oak Island. As part of our continuing efforts to hold Sen. Kay Hagan accountable for her support of the disastrous Affordable Care Act, we will be surveying our community with a few brief questions. Interested in joining us this [...]

Americans for Prosperity Responds to ACA Mandate Delay

February 11, 2014 J

Arlington, VA — Today Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s foremost advocate for health care freedom, responded to the White House’s announcement that it would delay the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate until 2016. Americans for Prosperity President Tim Phillips said the following: “The bad news about ObamaCare continues to pile up. Last week, the CBO [...]

Tim Phillips: Obamacare attacks American Dream

February 06, 2014

This column originally appeared in USA Today. Can I really afford that paycheck? Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, two and a half million Americans will ask that question over the next decade and say “no.” The Congressional Budget Office — the federal government’s official number cruncher — now estimates that the ACA will cause [...]