By Associated Press | 12/06/13 10:02 AM
COLUMBIA, S.C. — People shopping for insurance on the federal marketplace may be informed they're eligible for Medicaid and that their information is being sent to state officials to sign them up. However, states say they aren't able to enroll them because they're receiving incomplete data...
By Andrew Taylor | 12/06/13 09:32 AM
With hopes of a "grand bargain" long gone, congressional negotiators now are seeking a more modest deal before year-end to ease the automatic spending cuts that are squeezing both the Pentagon and domestic federal programs. But the going is getting rougher.
By Associated Press | 12/06/13 09:26 AM
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is backing an incumbent Republican congressman in Idaho against a more conservative primary challenger.
By Associated Press | 12/06/13 09:13 AM
Several little-known Democrats and Republicans are challenging the incumbent senator.
By Mari Yamaguchi | 12/06/13 09:09 AM
Allison Macfarlane, head of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, said in Tokyo that finding an underground repository remains a challenge despite a global consensus on the need for such a facility to deal with waste coming out of nuclear power plants.
By Associated Press | 12/06/13 08:53 AM
MANAMA, Bahrain — Standing on the massive deck of the Navy's USS Ponce, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the United States is entering the new nuclear pact with Iran "very clear eyed" and it remains to be seen whether Tehran is serious about keeping its nuclear development peaceful....
By Associated Press | 12/06/13 08:50 AM
A New Year's deadline that could send the price of milk skyward looms over congressional negotiators as they try to reach agreement on a five-year farm bill. They've been tripped up by differences over the nation's food stamp program and how to restructure farm subsidies.
By Associated Press | 12/06/13 08:47 AM
Facing a standoff in the Senate, the top Democrats and Republicans on Congress' military panels are working on a backup plan to ensure that they complete a far-reaching defense policy bill before year's end.
By Associated Press | 12/06/13 08:45 AM
It looks like President Obama's fickle health insurance website is finally starting to put up some respectable sign-up numbers, but its job only seems to have gotten harder.
By Associated Press | 12/05/13 06:08 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Fast-food workers and labor organizers marched, waved signs and chanted in cities across the country on Thursday amid a push for higher wages. Organizers say employees planned to forgo work in 100 cities, with rallies set for another 100 cities. But by late afternoon, it was...
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