| Mar 5, 2014
| 9:50 AM
RALEIGH, N.C. Clay Aiken said the federal health care law is deficient and doesn't go far enough to address rising health care costs.
The former 'American Idol' contestant's remarks came Thursday as he filed papers to get on the 2014 ballot in the 2nd...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:20 PM
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. Mark Kentley is the kind of voter who will help decide the short-term political verdict on the new health care law known as Obamacare.
A 27-year-old who studies business administration while working at the College of the Desert, he's...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 6:42 PM
A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a lower court ruling that denied a preliminary injunction requested by the University of Notre Dame as part of its challenge to the federal health care law’s contraception mandate.
The Roman Catholic...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:47 PM
Over the next two weeks, the Clinton Library and the National Archives will release as many as 33,000 pages of presidential records from Bill Clinton’s years in the White House — creating a trove of new documents for Hillary Clinton’s...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:31 AM
A new federal report estimates that 65% of small firms will pay more for employee health insurance as a result of the federal healthcare law while the remaining 35% will see premiums drop.
Those increased healthcare costs will probably be passed on to...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 10:12 AM
It's encouraging to see critics actually trying to fix what they see as flaws in the Affordable Care Act-- and disappointing when they do it so ineptly that they make the problem they're addressing much worse.
That's what's happened with the proposed...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:00 AM
By John Whitesides
INDIAN ROCKS BEACH, Florida, Feb 25 (Reuters) - The November
midterm elections are more than eight months away, but a battle
for an open congressional seat in Florida has become a
high-stakes test of a crucial question for the fall:...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:20 PM
The centerpiece of the Republican party's attack on the Affordable Care Act following President Obama's State of the Union address this week was the story of "Bette."
Bette was an otherwise unidentified Washington state resident featured in the official...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 5:46 AM
Heading into next month's primary election, Republicans in Illinois are more unified on pocketbook concerns but remain divided on social issues — a split accentuated along geographic and ideological lines.
Republicans don't agree on same-sex...
| Feb 5, 2014
More than 200,000 low-income Illinoisans have applied for new coverage under Medicaid, the state-federal health insurance that was expanded in Illinois and several other states as part of the Affordable Care Act.
But for certain members of that group,...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 3:12 PM
President Barack Obama told House Democratic lawmakers assembled Friday on Maryland's Eastern Shore that Congress must focus on increasing the federal minimum wage and changing immigration laws ahead of a midterm election that he acknowledged could be...