| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q: I received an e-mail telling me I need to buy a health insurance card that shows I have coverage under Obamacare or I'll have to pay a penalty. The e-mail looked legitimate, but it asked for my credit card number. Is it a scam?
A: Yes, it's a scam --...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Howard County Department of Citizen Services is warning Medicare recipients and residents who qualify for health coverage through the new health care exchanges of misleading and possible illegal offers of help, according to a county government news...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:02 PM
As the old saying goes, even a blind pig finds an ear of corn sometimes. And so it is with Republicans and Obamacare: They’re right; it’s a mess and deserves to be euthanized, perhaps by its own special “death panel.”
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:30 AM
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor says Republicans will seek to delay a requirement of the 2010 Affordable Care Act that all Americans obtain health insurance or face a tax penalty.
"With so many unanswered questions and the problems arising around...
| Oct 28, 2013
A budget panel composed of Democratic, Republican and independent members of the Senate and House is working on ways to avoid another government shutdown like the nightmare we all were just forced to endure.
As a member of that committee, I realize that...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:07 PM
More than 600,000 uninsured Virginians are eligible for subsidized health plans through the state's federally run insurance marketplace, but one month into the signup computer glitches continue to thwart potential enrollees on the Peninsula as elsewhere....
| Nov 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Never mind the conventional speculation about whether the resolution of some political standoff in Washington favors Republicans or Democrats, liberals or conservatives, "entitlement" fans or skeptics.
The more fundamental question, says Benjamin...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 12:30 PM
I'm sick of our government. They lie to us all the time and force stuff on us that we don't want. Obamacare is too expensive, and if you read between the lines, it's the greedy taking care of the greedy.
In these sad economic times, we need to...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Political fights among politicians are not new. Today, the rivalries are ridiculed in political cartoons and on TV sitcoms. In the past, political differences were shown in Staffordshire figures, slogans and drawings. The rivalry in Britain in the last...
| Nov 7, 2013
Letters to the editor for the Nov. 7 TribLocal print edition from Glencoe, Northbrook and Arlington Heights residents.
A man who exhibits mental illness, commits a victimless crime attributed to that illness, seeks treatment and...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:48 PM
For at least one Newport News shipyard retiree, parent company Huntington Ingalls' decision to drop Medicare-eligible retirees from the company's self-insured health plan, has had unexpected benefits.
Hampton resident Ashton Haywood initially...