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Ron Paul: Obama turning presidency into ‘elective dictatorship’

Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) on Monday accused Barack Obama of overstepping his authority as President of the United States through the misuse of executive orders. “These are frustrating times for the president,” he said in a video uploaded to YouTube. “Having been swept into office with a seemingly strong mandate,…

Obama targets prescription drugs shortages

WASHINGTON — US President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday directing action to head off shortages in life-saving prescription drugs, in his latest bid to bypass gridlock in Congress. Obama’s order strengthens the Federal Drug Administration’s power to predict and tackle potential shortages of prescription drugs and to halt…