Politics

    • First Edition: October 2, 2014

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including progress reports on the health law at its one-year mark.

      (Daily Report) 7:27AM ET

    • On The Campaign Trail, GOP Gov. Snyder Highlights Michigan's Medicaid Expansion

      Mich. Gov. Rick Snyder pointed out -- as part of his re-election bid -- that 63,000 more low-income adults have signed up for the program than was projected this year. Meanwhile, a video surfaced of Republican Bruce Rauner, who is running for governor in Illinois, telling conservative activists last year that he would have blocked Gov. Pat Quinn's expansion efforts.

      (Daily Report) Oct 01

    • N.J. Gets New Insurer; Oregon Shifts To Healthcare.gov

      One year in, separating fact and political fiction about the Obamacare marketplaces remains difficult, reports CBS News. Other outlets report exchange developments in New Jersey, Colorado, Oregon and Minnesota.

      (Daily Report) Oct 01

    • Viewpoints: Mergers Causing Health Costs To Rise; Reauthorize CHIP; Obamacare's Influence On Politics

      A selection of opinions on health care from around the country.

      (Daily Report) Oct 01

    • First Edition: October 1, 2014

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including coverage of the debut of the Open Payments database, a federal information trove designed to shed light on the financial connections between physicians and the drug and medical device industry.

      (Daily Report) Oct 01

    • Senate Control Still Up In The Air As Democrats Shift Focus To Medicare, Other Popular Programs

      The strategy being employed by Democrats -- to nationalize the election by highlighting popular programs such as Medicare and Social Security as well as issues that resonate with younger voters -- is a regular approach during midterm elections. Meanwhile, in Virginia, Senate candidate Ed Gillespie promises to disclose specifics of his plans to replace the health law.

      (Daily Report) Sep 30

    • Today Is The Deadline For Thousands To Provide Information To Keep Subsidies

      The administration has notified more than 300,000 people that they need to provide documentation to keep their health insurance subsidies. Also in news on the health law, supporters are weighing a new focus on the individual mandate, and the administration promises changes to the ACO rules.

      (Daily Report) Sep 30

    • Viewpoints: Shop Around For Health Coverage; 'Gaming' Obamacare; FDA And Painkillers

      A selection of opinions on health care from around the country.

      (Daily Report) Sep 30

    • First Edition: September 30, 2014

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including preview stories regarding the launch of the Open Payments database -- a federal government website which will provide information on drug company payments to tens of thousands of physicians.

      (Daily Report) Sep 30

    • Majority Of Americans Find The Health Law Hard To Understand, Poll Finds

      An Associated Press-GfK poll finds that nearly 75 percent of Americans find the overhaul "difficult" and nearly half say it is "very hard" to understand. However, health care remains a key issue. In California, there's an effort, for instance, to target messages that include access to health care in outreach to the much-sought-after female voters. Meanwhile, efforts to undo the health law will remain high on the GOP to-do list if Republicans gain control of the Senate.

      (Daily Report) Sep 29