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  • High price has VA rationing new hepatitis C drug

    High price has VA rationing new hepatitis C drug
    Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) used one of his last hearings as chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee to review how VA has had to ration a break-through medicine that cures hepatitis C, a liver virus infecting 174,000 veterans, because a course...
  • Big obstacles await both parties in 2016 race for president

    Twelve months before the voting is set to begin, the 2016 presidential race is shaping up as a fiercely competitive contest driven by two overriding forces that — candidates aside — will go a long way toward deciding the next occupant of the...
  • Mike Huckabee ends Fox show to seek support for 2016 campaign

    Mike Huckabee ends Fox show to seek support for 2016 campaign
    Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee pulled the plug on his Fox News Channel talk show on Saturday in order to “gauge support” for a second presidential run. In an email to supporters and in comments at the close of his weekly show, Huckabee...
  • A year before 2016, Iowa is full of long-shot presidential hopefuls trying to get noticed

    Soft laughter rippled through the audience in an Iowa church meeting room when a woman punctuated her question to the keynote speaker, Bernie Sanders, with, "when you're president." The reaction was a gentle acknowledgment that the Vermont senator, whose...
  • The invisible 2016 primary...revealed

    This early stretch of presidential campaigns used to be known as the invisible primary. The action — would-be candidates drawing up strategies, courting donors and recruiting aides — occurred beyond the sight of ordinary voters. Only it's not...
  • Reader predictions for the news of 2015, full results

    Reader predictions for the news of 2015, full results
    The column related to these survey results is posted here. Will one of Chicago's mayoral candidates win more than 50 percent of the vote in February's election and avoid a run-off? Yes 69% No 31% Will Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel win reelection? Yes...
  • Senate panel approves Keystone bill despite veto threat

    A bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared a key Senate committee Thursday, setting up a fight next week pitting newly empowered Republicans against President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats. The Energy and Natural Resources committee...
  • Senate panel moves Keystone XL pipeline bill, but Democrats delay full Senate debate

    Republicans pushed veto-threatened legislation to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline through a Senate committee Thursday, but Democrats blocked plans for an immediate debate in the full Senate. The Energy and Natural Resources committee moved the bill...
  • Sen. Kirk clarifies view on climate change

     Sen. Kirk clarifies view on climate change
    After criticism from environmental groups, Sen. Mark Kirk said Thursday that climate change is real and human activity contributes to it. The Illinois Republican issued a statement after Environment & Energy Daily reported Thursday on remarks Kirk...
  • Senate delays vote on $1.1 trillion spending bill

    The Senate moved closer Friday to passing a $1.1 trillion bill to fund almost all of the government through most of 2015. But detractors on the left and the right were likely to delay final approval of the sweeping measure. The opponents, who have...
  • On California initiatives, money talked, the public interest walked

    On California initiatives, money talked, the public interest walked
    It was obvious from the start that the cascade of corporate cash into ballot initiative campaigns in California this year would be overwhelming. The reality did not disappoint. That reality had to please the biggest spenders, notably the insurance...