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Insurance Commissioner urges health reform plans

Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger says the state needs to decide soon what health benefits it would offer under federal health care reform.During a meeting with health care officials on Wednesday, Praeger says if Kansas doesn’t pick its own plan for a health insurance exchange, the federal government will make the decision for the

Posted on 6 September 2012 @ 3:43 pm

Police in legal minefield on Ariz. immigration law

More than two years after it was signed into law, the most contentious part of Arizona’s landmark immigration legislation is expected to go into effect following a federal court ruling issue late Wednesday.But the U.S. Supreme Court laid a legal minefield that Arizona now must navigate when the critical provision takes effect. The clause, one of

Posted on 6 September 2012 @ 3:40 pm

Biden will head to Ohio’s Appalachian region

Vice President Joe Biden will campaign this weekend in Ohio’s Appalachian region, an area loaded with white, working-class voters that President Barack Obama’s campaign hopes to appeal to in the aftermath of the Democratic National Convention.The Obama campaign has so far announced rallies in Zanesville in eastern Ohio and the southeastern Ohio

Posted on 6 September 2012 @ 3:37 pm

Lingle, Hirono meet in first debate for US Senate

Former Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle and U.S. Rep. Mazie Hirono are facing each other in the first of five general election debates in their race to replace U.S. Sen. Daniel Akaka.The Senate hopefuls planned to debate for about 90 minutes on Thursday at a luncheon hosted by the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce.The chamber is billing the event as a

Posted on 6 September 2012 @ 3:34 pm

Pine Bluff election in question due to Census data

Pine Bluff Mayor Carl Redus Jr. has filed a lawsuit that seeks to stop the November mayoral election.Redus wants to remain mayor for an additional two years to realign the city’s election cycle, which needs to change because of new U.S. Census data.The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports ( http://is.gd/Y36rVi) that Pine Bluff’s population dropped

Posted on 6 September 2012 @ 3:07 pm

Obama to sketch path forward after Clinton pitch

President Barack Obama goes before the Democratic National Convention and the nation on Thursday for a capstone speech designed not just to persuade undecided voters to swing his way in a tight election but to put fire in the belly of his supporters and get them to come out on Election Day.Obama senior adviser David Plouffe promised the president

Posted on 6 September 2012 @ 3:01 pm

Longoria promises ‘no empty chairs’ at convention

Actress Eva Longoria says her speech to the Democratic convention will be very different from Clint Eastwood’s speech to Republicans.Longoria tells NBC’s “Today” there will be no empty chairs.Eastwood gave a bizarre and rambling address last week at the Republican convention, talking to an empty chair as he pretended to converse with

Posted on 6 September 2012 @ 2:58 pm

Time - United States

U.S. Resumes Weapons Flow to Egypt

But the White House announcement wasn’t only about weapons

Posted on 31 March 2015 @ 10:48 pm

Obama Grants Early Release From Prison to 22 Drug Offenders

“Now it is up to you to make the most of this opportunity,” the President wrote

Posted on 31 March 2015 @ 9:04 pm

NASCAR ‘Disappointed’ in Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law

The sports league joins a growing chorus of critics

Posted on 31 March 2015 @ 5:31 pm

White House Outlines Plans to Cut Carbon Emissions By Up to 28%

The plan is the first step toward achieving an 80% reduction in carbon emissions by 2050

Posted on 31 March 2015 @ 4:44 pm

Indiana Governor Urges Clarification of Controversial Religious Freedom Law

“This law does not give anyone a license to deny services to gay and lesbian couples,” Mike Pence said

Posted on 31 March 2015 @ 4:24 pm

Martin O’Malley Courts Elizabeth Warren Supporters In New Hampshire

The former Maryland governor offers an early hint at his coming presidential campaign strategy

Posted on 31 March 2015 @ 4:02 pm

Most Young Republicans Support Birth Control, Poll Says

But 60% don’t think it’s a health care need

Posted on 31 March 2015 @ 3:41 pm

NPR - United States

Obama’s Diplomatic Gamble On Iran Adding Instability In Middle East

Limited though it may be, analysts say the administration’s negotiation with Iran has shaken traditional allies and left both friends and enemies uncertain about what it will do next in the region.

Posted on 31 March 2015 @ 9:41 pm

Supreme Court Deals Medicaid Blow To Doctors And Health Companies

The court ruled Tuesday that private Medicaid providers cannot sue to force states to raise reimbursement rates in the face of rising medical costs.

Posted on 31 March 2015 @ 9:38 pm

Activists Stop Paying Their Student Loans

Students who say their for-profit college degrees are worthless took their “debt strike” to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Tuesday.

Posted on 31 March 2015 @ 9:36 pm

Watchdog Groups File Complaints Against Likely Candidates

Two liberal groups say some politicians have crossed the legal line that defines a candidacy in campaign finance law, even though they haven’t declared anything yet.

Posted on 31 March 2015 @ 8:55 pm

Iranian Nuclear Talks Continue Past Deadline

Six world powers and Iran will extend their deadline by a day to form a preliminary nuclear agreement.

Posted on 31 March 2015 @ 8:46 pm

Opposition Candidate Defeats Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan

Former military leader Mohammadu Buhari has become the first opposition candidate to win a Nigerian presidential election.

Posted on 31 March 2015 @ 8:46 pm

Students From Troubled For-Profit Colleges Refuse To Pay Back Loans

A group of students met with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Tuesday to send a message: They won’t pay back the loans they incurred attending troubled for-profit colleges.

Posted on 31 March 2015 @ 8:46 pm

Yahoo - United States

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Star Tribune - United States

Federal judge rules against Navy’s training plans for waters off Hawaii, Southern California

Posted on 1 April 2015 @ 4:40 am

S&P 500 index rises for 9th quarter in a row, 4th such streak since WWII

Posted on 1 April 2015 @ 4:05 am

Texas House OKs cutting $3M in HIV-prevention programs, putting money to abstinence education

Posted on 1 April 2015 @ 3:20 am

Disabled Canadian charter schooner’s crew jumps to safety on Coast Guard boats off New England

Posted on 1 April 2015 @ 2:50 am

Illinois Gov. Rauner schedules tentative special election to replace former US Rep. Schock

Posted on 1 April 2015 @ 12:55 am

UConn’s Kevin Ollie, staff, staying away from Indianapolis because of religious-objections law

Posted on 1 April 2015 @ 12:45 am

Nurse imprisoned in Ohio teenager’s malnutrition death now charged with health care fraud

Posted on 31 March 2015 @ 11:45 pm


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