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  • Medicare 'donut hole' negates Part D prescription benefits

    I read Guillermo Martinez's column on the price of medications. I'm taking a product called Micardis. The generic name is Telmisartan 80 mg. I just picked up my 30-day supply and paid $84.05. Prior to entering the donut hole, I was paying $15 to $45...
  • 'Fangate,' Bondi and gun control: Letters

    'Fangate,' Bondi and gun control: Letters
    Weighing 'fangate' Here are the basics: If electronic devices, including fans, were not allowed at the debate on Tuesday, then the chairman should have not allowed it. Period. That being said, Charlie Crist was aware of this rule and chose to simply...
  • Obama's Ebola czar is a government insider with no medical background

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Friday named a former longtime top aide to coordinate the government's efforts to combat Ebola, a veteran insider with experience in navigating the government bureaucracy but also a man with no medical background. Ron...
  • Ebola Shows Need For Global Health Security Office

    Ebola Shows Need For Global Health Security Office
    With Ebola claiming 200 lives a day and poised to explode further, time is of the essence. President Barack Obama's choice of the U.S. military, with its stellar command of logistics and enviable ability to mobilize quickly, will make it a key partner...
  • Lehigh Valley lawmakers urge limits on travel from Ebola areas

    Lehigh Valley lawmakers urge limits on travel from Ebola areas
    – Most Lehigh Valley federal lawmakers are joining a chorus of concerns about how federal officials are responding to the Ebola crisis, calling for restricting travel from the affected countries and better coordination among agencies. Republican...
  • Warner, Gillespie talk partisanship, Virginia's economic future, student debt at CNU

    Warner, Gillespie talk partisanship, Virginia's economic future, student debt at CNU
    NEWPORT NEWS — With about two and a half weeks until Election Day, Virginia's U.S. Senate candidates paid a visit to Newport News for a forum to talk policy and politics at Christopher Newport University. Quentin Kidd, the director of CNU's...
  • Sumi Haru, Former SAG Interim President, Dies at 75

    Sumi Sevilla Haru, who served as the interim Screen Actors Guild president in 1995, died Thursday in Los Angeles. She was 75. The New Jersey native joined SAG in 1968 and AFTRA in 1972 and served as a national board member for both organizations for...
  • LME takes battle to Washington after London warehouses win

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fresh from a court win in Britain, the London Metal Exchange now faces one of its biggest hurdles yet in its years-long crisis over its warehousing policy that consumers say has inflated prices: convincing U.S. lawmakers its reforms...
  • Washington state's Rep. Reichert takes aim at top trade subcommittee job

    WASHINGTON If the dominoes fall his way, Washington state Republican Rep. Dave Reichert could head the House Ways and Means trade subcommittee next year, making him one of Congress' most influential players on international trade pacts. With the GOP...
  • Analysis: For Mark Pryor, this is not his father's Arkansas

    WASHINGTON I have been thinking for months about how politics has changed over the past decade, but those changes struck home in a very obvious way while I was reading a recent Washington Post article written by the very able Philip Rucker. "Senator's...
  • Trudy Rubin: Obama, heed Panetta's message

    Leon Panetta has taken a lot of heat for publicly dumping on Barack Obama's foreign policy while the president is still in the White House. Where's his loyalty? the critics ask, as Panetta makes the publicity rounds for his new memoir, "Worthy Fights,"...