Rise in premiums lays bare 2 Americas on health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Schwarz is a self-employed business owner who buys his own health insurance. The subsidized coverage "Obamacare" offers provides protection from life's unpredictable changes and freedom to pursue his vocation, he says.

  • Written by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press

US Senate leader: Winners make policy, losers go home

LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (AP) — Nearly 1,000 people jeered Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as he drove to a speech Tuesday where he told local business leaders that "winners make policy and the losers go home."


  • Written by ADAM BEAM , Associated Press