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Policy group dives into retirement savings

The BPC, an influential think tank in the nation's capital, formed a 18-member commission that will exhaustively study the problem and then make policy recommendations for Congress and the Obama administration.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Social Security, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WLBT-TV Jackson

Senior Citizens Prefer People To Machines When Making Medicare Inquiries

It's a system that's supposed to save seniors money in prescription drugs. But Medicare Part D is drawing mixed reactions from Medicare applicants and legislators alike.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), US Politics, Anne Northup, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ben Chandler, Democrat, Medicaid, US Senate

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WLBT-TV Jackson

Senior Citizens Prefer People To Machines When Making Medicare Inquiries

It's a system that's supposed to save seniors money in prescription drugs. But Medicare Part D is drawing mixed reactions from Medicare applicants and legislators alike.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), US Politics, Anne Northup, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ben Chandler, Democrat, Medicaid, US Senate

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Crooks and Liars

Mitch McConnell Asks If Americans Prefer Him Or Harry Reid: Hilarity Ensues

Well, it looks at though we're in for a weekend of political theater. As Lawrence O'Donnell noted when talking to Sen. Kent Conrad about the latest coming out of the Senate tonight, it appears Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is not done pulling They need to beat him like a rented mule.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Liberal Political News

Politico

Sebelius's Tainted Legacy - W.H. shuffle: Burwell tapped for HHS, ...

SEBELIUS'S TAINTED LEGACY "Kathleen Sebelius waited as long as she could," David Nather writes for the hometown paper.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Washington

Sat Apr 05, 2014

WLBT-TV Jackson

Senior Citizens Prefer People To Machines When Making Medicare Inquiries

It's a system that's supposed to save seniors money in prescription drugs. But Medicare Part D is drawing mixed reactions from Medicare applicants and legislators alike.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), US Politics, Anne Northup, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ben Chandler, Democrat, Medicaid, US Senate

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Fox News

Inmates getting coverage under ObamaCare, as states shift cost to feds

The Obama administration often touts that people with pre-existing conditions and countless others can now get covered under ObamaCare.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Prison, Ohio, IL, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Conservative Political News

Examiner.com

Co-op health insurance plans: Great hope of Affordable Care Act

There are now 24 new health insurance companies that started under the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus

Sun Mar 30, 2014

WLBT-TV Jackson

Senior Citizens Prefer People To Machines When Making Medicare Inquiries

It's a system that's supposed to save seniors money in prescription drugs. But Medicare Part D is drawing mixed reactions from Medicare applicants and legislators alike.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), US Politics, Anne Northup, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ben Chandler, Democrat, Medicaid, US Senate

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Washington Times

North Dakota Dems endorse Sinner, state candidates

North Dakota Democrats who have been reeling from Republican dominance for several years turned to a man with a powerful political name Saturday to cap off their state convention and outline his campaign for the U.S. House of Representatives .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin Cramer, Earl Pomeroy, Byron Dorgan, US Senate, Democrat, North Dakota

Fri Mar 28, 2014

NewsOK.com

North Dakota Democrats endorse 4 state candidates

Ryan Taylor, the Towner rancher and syndicated columnist who two years ago accepted the unenviable task of running as the Democratic candidate for governor, wrapped up the opening day of the convention by accepting the endorsement for a race that party faithful believe is within reach.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Daily Kos

2014 looks as bad for Democrats as 2012, and how did that year turn out?

When Human Events last looked at the 35 states in which voters are choosing U.S. Senators this fall, we concluded that "Republicans are brimming with confidence about gaining at least the four seats they need" to turn the Senate's present 53-to-47 seat Democratic edge into a GOP majority.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Joseph Lieberman, US Senate, Senator Ben Nelson, Democrat, Daniel Akaka, Jeff Bingaman

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Hotel Business

AH&LA Adds to Government Relations Team

The American Hotel & Lodging Association has appointed Maryam Cope and Craig Kalkut as vice presidents of governmental affairs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar

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