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Ronald Reagan signed into law the bill that requires local hospitals to provide free emergency medical services to illegal aliens. This was in 1986: the Emer­gency Med­ical Treat­ment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA). Here is a summary. The law was designed to pro­vide patients with access to emer­gency med­ical care and to pre­vent hos­pi­tals from …

"If this president can get away with making his own laws, future presidents will have the ability to as well," Boehner said in a written statement announcing the lawsuit. "The House has an obligation to stand up for the Constitution, and that is exactly why we are pursuing this course of action."

Anonymous takes down New York Stock Exchange; media pretends cyber attack was technical incompetence 'glitch'

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Georgia sues man for posting annotated state laws online

"Georgia sues man for posting annotated state laws online - "While it's fine to publish the basic, note-free laws, the state argues that you should pay Lexis Nexis up to $378 to read the context-laden versions.""

Early voting in Illinois is off to a rocky start, as votes being cast for Republican candidates were transformed into votes for Democrats.

Republicans on and off Capitol Hill are rallying behind using a rarely deployed budget tool.The tool is useful because it could allow newly empowered Senate Republicans to pass legislation with a 51-vote simple majority rather than the usual 60, greatly increasing the chances of moving legislation to President Obama’s desk. And while Obama is certain to veto anything that tries to roll back his landmark healthcare law, Republicans increasingly see reconciliation as an important messaging…

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California's SB277 mandatory vaccination bill passes Senate committee after votes rigged, public testimony silenced