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This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange HealthCare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Dozen Insurers Will No Longer Write Health Policies In SC Due To Obamacare

A dozen insurers will no longer write health policies in South Carolina, impacting more than 30,000 people, according to the state Insurance Department.


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Insurance Agency Offers Guidance On Dropped Plans

South Carolinians who lost their health policies under the federal health care law will soon learn whether they can keep their plan for another year after all.


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SC Gearing Up For Launch Of Insurance Exchange

Uninsured South Carolinians can begin signing up for health coverage Tuesday through the online marketplace created under the federal health care overhaul, but many residents may have no idea how to do that in a state run by Republicans who have actively opposed the process.


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Dems Hit Speaker Ramsey Over Tweet About Obama, Syria

State Democrats are criticizing Republican Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey over a Twitter post that said President Barack Obama was trying to become an ally with al-Qaida in Syria.


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Southern Democrats Campaign As ‘Problem Solvers’

As Democrats try to curtail GOP dominance in the South, the party’s top recruits for 2014 elections are trying to sell themselves as problem solvers above Washington’s partisan gridlock.


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Tea Party Highlights Split Among NC Republicans

A national tea party effort is highlighting differences among North Carolina Republicans over just how to handle President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.


In a wide-ranging interview with BET about his career and U.S. social issues, the 28-year-old rapper was asked about his views of skin color in America. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for VH1)

Rapper J. Cole: Obama Would Not Be President If He Had Darker Skin

In a wide-ranging interview with BET about his career and social issues, the 28-year-old rapper was pressed on his views of skin color in America.


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Foxx: Spending Debate Impedes Infrastructure

ATLANTA (AP) — President Barack Obama’s top transportation official says partisan wrangling over spending prevents progress on improving the nation’s crumbling infrastructure. Newly confirmed Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx told a national gathering of state legislators […]


President Barack Obama departs from the South Lawn of the White House on July 30, 2013 in Washington, DC. The President is spending the day in Chattanooga, Tennessee to tour the Amazon Fulfilment Center and speak about private sector job growth. (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Obama Challenges GOP To Accept Corporate Tax Deal

Seeking to ease Washington gridlock, President Barack Obama on Tuesday challenged Republicans to accept a new fiscal deal to cut corporate tax rates in exchange for more government spending on jobs programs.


U.S. President Barack Obama congratulates U.S. Rep. Mel Watt (D-NC) (L) after nominating him to be the next director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency during a personnel announcement at the White House May 1, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

NC Congressman To Be Honored At Charlotte Event

A veteran North Carolina lawmaker is being honored for his service by a group of Mecklenburg County Democrats.