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Jobs Act Could Expand Funding For Startups

Lawmakers in the House are expected to vote on a jobs act Tuesday. Part of the legislation would allow the public to make investments in start-up companies and small businesses. These companies could raise money online or through social networks. The bill would lift SEC regulations that restrict soliciting investors.
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Uninsured Will Still Need The Money To Meet The Mandate

While the Supreme Court considers the legality of requiring individuals to purchase health insurance, others are questioning the economics of the mandate. Some worry that, even with government subsidies, it may be difficult to find the funds to pay for health insurance.
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Justices Tackle The Big Question: Can Congress Force You To Buy Insurance?

The health care overhaul law requires everybody to buy insurance. Critics see that as the ultimate threat to individual liberty. On day two of the health care hearings, the most conservative Supreme Court in decades takes up the question: Did Congress go too far?
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Political Donor Jeffrey Thompson Resigns From Firm

Documents have been released showing that Jeffrey Thompson, D.C. political donor under investigation by federal authorities, has stepped down from his accounting firm.

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Virginia Senate Passes Budget Bill

In a special session on Monday, Virginia's State Senate succeeded at passing a budget, which includes measures from both sides of the aisle, including funding for Metro's Silver Line to Dulles.

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Maryland Black Legislative Caucus Protests Racial Profiling

Members of the Maryland Black Legislative Caucus donned hoodies in the state capital on Monday, to protest the systemic racial profiling that they say has been highlighted in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.

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Outside Court, Protesters Face Off Over 'Obamacare'

Supporters and opponents of the law engaged in a sing-song call-and-response debate just in front of the court's towering marble steps.
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Santorum Would Consider VP Offer From Romney, Man He Daily Derides

In an interview with CBN News, Rick Santorum said he would be willing to consider being Mitt Romney's running mate if asked, despite all the scorn he heaps on the GOP frontrunner daily.

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