Daily Signal - Workforce Could Shrink by 2 Million People Because of Obamacare

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Dec. 9, 2015

Good morning from Washington, where a report for Congress predicts Obamacare could shrink the nation's workforce by 2 million. Melissa Quinn has details. In an exclusive on-camera interview, Sen. Tom Cotton tells Genevieve Wood why President Obama is wrong about how to detain captured terrorists. Heritage national security expert James Carafano looks at the limits of preventing a deadly attack like San Bernardino. And Kelsey Harkness has the story of a college freshman who spoke up about muzzled free speech.

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Workforce Could Shrink by 2 Million People Because of Obamacare

"Some people would choose to work fewer hours; others would leave the labor force entirely or remain unemployed for longer than they otherwise would," the Congressional Budget Office said in its report.

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Sen. Tom Cotton Says President Obama Is Wrong About Guantanamo Bay

In an interview with The Daily Signal's Genevieve Wood, Sen. Tom Cotton says the president is more fixated on fulfilling an ill-advised campaign promise than maintaining what Cotton believes is a safe, secure, and humane detention facility for unlawful combatants.

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College Student Takes a Stand Against Campus Free Speech Policy, Sues School

A student at an Arizona community college who wants to start a Young Americans for Liberty group is challenging her school's so-called "speech zone," arguing that the policy "severely limited" her right to free speech and due process.

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Commentary

How Not to Stop a Terrorist Attack

Cheerleading for climate change activists seems a higher priority for the president than battling the global Islamist insurgency aimed at America.

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Tax Extenders Demystified: Making Sense of Lawmakers' Permanently Temporary Measures

Known as "tax extenders" in Washington, these provisions make up a group of about 50 tax reductions and tax breaks that expire every year.

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How Much Land Near You Does the Federal Government Control?

Use this map to find out.

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