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The U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission ruling in 2010 did not, as some warned, unleash a flood of corporate money directly into elections. Read more»

Complex state level battle over stop-loss coverage could eliminate crucial consumer protections. Read more»

Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) protests the proposed cuts to Medicare in the GOP budget plan.

The big five health insurance companies have begun reporting their third quarter 2012 earnings and so far, they are pleasing their shareholders with profits that are better than Wall Street expected, in large part because they are doing especially well in one key area: Medicare. Read more»

Pay no attention to GOP governors and House leaders; insurance firms need new customers. Read more»

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce headquartersacross the street from Lafayette Park and the White House in Washington, D.C.

Even as it plowed tens of millions of dollars into ads this year to help mostly Republicans notch Congressional victories, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce was initiating a new effort to raise millions more from energy, health insurance, financial services, and other firms to fund a new anti-regulatory campaign. Read more»

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius unveiled regulations requiring insurers to spend 80 to 85 percent of premiums collected on medical care Read more»

Abortion opponents fought passage of President Obama's health care overhaul to the bitter end, and now that it's the law, they're using it to limit coverage by private insurers. Read more»