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Eric Scheiner
By Eric Scheiner | September 20, 2013 | 4:17 PM EDT

In a look back at some of the best stories this week:

Lawmakers prepare for a showdown over defunding Obamacare. A continuing resolution that funds the government but not Obamacare passed the House but is expected to be shot down by Senate Democrats - bringing about a government shutdown. The White House is calling on the GOP to compromise because the administration says it won’t compromise.

President Barack Obama declared in a Washington, D.C. speech this week that raising the debt ceiling doesn't increase the nation's debt.

A Kentucky entrepreneur is seeking funding to produce a new board game called Obamacare. “You're either broke or you're dead," the game board says. The game maker is hoping to fund the project via kickstarter.

Obamacare hasn’t fully been implemented, but already there are more people on government health insurance programs than full-time private sector workers in the United States.

According to the Census Bureau, approximately 101,493,000 people in the United States got health insurance coverage through government-run programs in 2012-- At the same time, the Census Bureau claims there were only approximately 97,180,000 people who worked full-time in the private sector in 2012.

In the wake of the horrific shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, one individual interviewed by MRCTV made an interesting point about the legitimate issue of carrying - and using - firearms on military installations nation's capital.

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Eric Scheiner
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