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Affordable Care Act


The House passed the $1.9 trillion economic stimulus plan on Wednesday after revisions by the Senate. President Joe Biden is expected to sign it on Friday, which will start the process of sending direct payments of around $1,400 to American citizens, expanding child tax credit and extending a $300 weekly unemployment supplement. According to the …

Story by Jamie Sontany / Contributing Writer Photo by Toriana Williams / News Editor On Tuesday night, more than 73 million Americans tuned in for this election cycle’s first debate between President Donald J. Trump and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. Viewers witnessed a fiercely contentious battle that could more easily be considered …

Photo by Caleb Revill / MTSU Sidelines U.S. Senate candidates Phil Bredesen and Marsha Blackburn engaged in a heated battle of diverging ideologies where they disputed policy and their positions on key national issues during their first debate at Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee, Tuesday night. Since the debate, many news organizations have noted the …

Photo courtesy of CBS Story by Cody Uhls / Contributing Writer The latest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act has been defeated after Sen. Susan Collins of Maine expressed her disapproval of the bill on Monday. The “last-ditch attempt” health bill, “Graham-Cassidy,” was written by Sens. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Lindsey Graham of …

Photo by Greg French / Sidelines Archive As Donald Trump’s claim to power has officially begun, Barack Obama’s has ended after eight years of service. Within that time, Americans have seen war, acts of terrorism and the end of an enormous financial crisis. Through all of this, Obama served with varying results and support. The …

Photo by staff photographer Gregory French President Barack Obama is scheduled to discuss the Affordable Care Act at a Nashville-area elementary school Wednesday. The president’s speech at Taylor Stratton Elementary School, located off Old Hickory Boulevard in Madison, Tennessee, marks his third visit to the Middle Tennessee area in the past year and a half. According to a White …