APNewsBreak: Medicare bought meds for dead people
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Call it drugs for the departed: Medicare's prescription program kept paying for costly medications even after patients were dead....
Poll: Economy, health care eclipse social issues
DENVER (AP) -- As a season of campaigning enters its intense final weekend, a new Associated Press-GfK poll illustrates the challenge ahead for candidates and their allies trying to rally voters around traditional wedge issues such as abortion and gay marriage. This fall, voters just have other matters on their minds....
Soldier or civilian, Ebola protocols not the same
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A U.S. soldier returning from an Ebola response mission in West Africa would have to spend 21 days being monitored, isolated in a military facility away from family and the broader population. A returning civilian doctor or nurse who directly treated Ebola patients? Depends....
Hillary Clinton praises possible primary rivals
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) -- When it comes to potential Democratic primary rivals, Hillary Rodham Clinton is displaying a light touch....
Before midterms, Obama to plug policies for women
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- President Barack Obama wants women to know what his administration is doing to help them succeed....
Landrieu revisits Hurricane Katrina in Senate race
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu is trying to remind voters of her effort six years ago to draw billions in federal disaster aid to Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina....
AP PHOTOS: Small Alaska town welcomes big politics
PETERSBURG, Alaska (AP) -- When U.S. Sen. Mark Begich and his Republican challenger Dan Sullivan greet cheering supporters in downtown Anchorage on Election Night, their thoughts may turn to days of boots-on-the-ground campaigning in more unforgiving and far-flung parts of this remote and rugged state....
Anonymous White House criticism of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that drew condemnation in Israel is roiling Washington politics, putting the Obama Administration on the defensive and prompting Congressional demands for President Barack Obama to repudiate the remarks. Meanwhile Secretary of State John Kerry condemned the inappropriate comment and went on to express his frustration with a pattern of leaks coming out of the administration with regards to Israel, a problem many have said has contributed to increased tensions between the two allies.
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