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- Poverty Rate Drops For The First Time Since 2006 The Census Bureau found the poverty rate in 2013 was 14.5 percent, down from 15 percent in 2012. White House credits job growth for decline.
- Harkin: Hillary Clinton's 'Fingerprints Are All Over' Obamacare Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her return to Iowa for the first time since the 2008 presidential campaign, implored Democrats on Sunday to choose shared economic opportunity over "the guardians of gridlock" in an high-profile appearance that drove...
- Obamacare To Complicate Tax Refunds, Create 'Hefty Repayment Liabilities' But if you count on your tax refund and you're one of the millions getting tax credits to help pay health insurance premiums under President Barack Obama's law, it's not too early.
- White House Being Pressed to Enforce Obamacare's Anti-Discrimination Provisions Ending insurance discrimination against the sick was a central goal of the nation's health care overhaul, but leading patient groups say that promise is being undermined by new barriers from insurers.
- Faith-Affiliated Nonprofits' Obamacare Contraceptive Cases Next For Supreme Court How much distance from an immoral act is enough?
- Federal Judge To Hear Arguments In GOP Senator's Obamacare Lawsuit A federal judge is set to hear arguments in a Wisconsin senator's lawsuit challenging rules forcing congressional members and their staffs to seek government-subsidized health insurance through small business exchanges.
- Catholic Groups Get Injunction To Provision That Requires Them To Allow Employees To Secure Contraception Roman Catholic organizations in Wyoming secured a court order Monday blocking, at least for now, a provision of the federal Affordable Care Act requiring them to take steps to allow hundreds of employees to secure contraception and abortion services.
- SCOTUS: Employers With Religious Objections Don't Have To Pay For Birth Control The Supreme Court is poised to deliver its verdict in a case that weighs the religious rights of employers and the right of women to the birth control of their choice.
- Obama Advances Transgender Rights With Little Fanfare Or Criticism The administration has quietly made it easier for transgender people to update their passports, obtain health insurance, and get treatment at VA facilities.
- McAuliffe Vows to Expand Medicaid On His Own Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe vowed Friday to bypass the General Assembly and expand Medicaid eligibility for about 400,000 low-income residents on his own, a move Republican lawmakers immediately promised to fight.