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This Dec. 2, 2013 photo shows a woman reading the insurance marketplace internet site in Washington, D.C. (Photo: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Data Shows Obamacare Insurance Disparities Among States

Residents in some parts of the U.S. are gaining health care insurance at a significantly greater rate than others through the new online insurance marketplaces now operating in every state.


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McCaskill’s Wartime Contracting Bill Clears Senate

Wants more accountability in wartime defense contracts.


Claire McCaskill, Todd Akin.  (Getty Images)

McCaskill, Akin Make Weekend Push For Mo. Senate

Both candidates criss-crossing the state.


Newt Gingrich visits St. Louis area for Todd Akin campaign

Gingrich Headlines Fundraising Event For Akin

Shunned by Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin turned Tuesday to former presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich to help draw money and attention to his quest to oust Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill.


Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., is seen at a press conference announcing legislation on wartime contracting on March 1, 2012 in the Senate Radio-Television Gallery of the Capitol in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

McCaskill Ad: ‘Todd Akin Is Scary’

Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill on Monday launched a Halloween-week ad casting her Republican challenger Todd Akin as “scary” because of his remarks about “legitimate rape.” Akin, meanwhile, is gaining some outside help in his quest to oust Missouri’s senior senator.


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McCaskill Puts Campaign On Hold To Be With Her Ailing Mother

84 year old mother in intensive care.


Claire McCaskill, Todd Akin.  (Getty Images)

McCaskill Akin Debate the Issues

Disagree on every issue



Mo. Senate Candidates Differ On Education Policy

Neither candidate likes “No Child Left Behind”.


TeenNick Halo Award-honoree Brryan Jackson (L) visits Capitol Hill to meet with Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., on Dec. 9, 2009 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Nickelodeon)

Akin: Paul Ryan Told Me To Drop Out Of Senate Race

Rep. Todd Akin defied the nation’s top Republicans and refused to abandon a Senate bid that has been hobbled by fallout over his comments that women’s bodies can prevent pregnancies in cases of “legitimate rape.”