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  • Senator Menendez, amid probe: I have been honest in office

    Senator Menendez, amid probe: I have been honest in office
    U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, under federal investigation for his relationship with a Florida doctor and political donor, defiantly said Friday he has always been honest in office even as a person familiar with the matter said he's expected to face criminal...
  • Rubio, Lee unveil plan to cut taxes for investors and parents

    Rubio, Lee unveil plan to cut taxes for investors and parents
    WASHINGTON — With an eye toward a possible run for the White House, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio signed onto an extensive plan Wednesday to cut taxes for investors, parents and businesses in an effort to spur economic growth and create jobs. The...
  • Retirement: Nice work if you can get it

    Retirement: Nice work if you can get it
    In most professions, employers can no longer require you to retire at a certain age, but keeping yourself relevant in your current career or attractive to your next employer is on you, says Catherine Collinson, president of the Transamerica Center for...
  • Rubio-Lee tax plan rewards investors, parents, businesses

    With an eye toward a possible run for the White House, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio signed onto an extensive plan Wednesday to cut taxes for investors, parents and businesses in an effort to spur economic growth and create jobs. The plan would likely...
  • Ease the pain of health care costs in retirement

    When you draw up a retirement spending budget, you're likely to account for utilities, car insurance and lawn care. But have you given the cost of health care a hard look, or are the numbers too scary to contemplate? Once you get real about those...
  • Florida will suffer if ACA is undermined

    Florida will suffer if ACA is undermined
    One of the bogus arguments in support of the case before the U.S. Supreme Court today is that King v. Burwell does not seek to undermine the Affordable Care Act. In fact, it does, and Florida will suffer great harm if the justices agree with those...
  • State DHS secretary defends SeniorCare cuts

    Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary Kitty Rhoades says no one will get kicked off the state's popular prescription drug program SeniorCare under Gov. Scott Walker's budget. Walker's proposal requires that SeniorCare enrollees first sign...
  • Costco-Visa deal shows why Medicare should negotiate drug prices

    Costco-Visa deal shows why Medicare should negotiate drug prices
    Costco's deal to replace American Express with Visa as its exclusive credit-card company highlights an economic principle that should surprise no one. Consumers benefit when a business uses its market power to negotiate lower prices and passes along the...
  • Device gives early warning on heart failure

    MINNEAPOLIS Joe Jones has been hospitalized half a dozen times for heart failure. Most recently, he was discharged from the hospital on his birthday, Dec. 30. But Jones, 56, knew from experience that it wouldn't be long before he felt that familiar...
  • Legislators Grappling With Fast-Changing Health Care Landscape

    Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano speaks fondly of the days when his dad was a primary care doctor in independent practice, running his patients' lab tests and performing mammograms in his office to make sure they got done. "I think that era is going to...
  • Homeland Security not the only area of Congress' dysfunction

    Congress' dysfunction isn't limited to the struggle to keep a Cabinet department running without interruption. Lawmakers couldn't finish their work last year and it's showing now. The leftover business could prove even more divisive than the dispute over...