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  • 'Roming' the U.S. with Mark Rom
    May 2, 2014
    "The Democrats, and especially President Obama, have said there should not be a middle ground, our proposal is the only ground. So it looks like this may be a pattern where the Republicans are stuck in opposition, and the Democrats are equally locked in to not compromising on this issue."
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  • Lawmakers' exchange pans enrollment proposal
    April 28, 2014
    Mila Kofman, executive director of the District of Columbia Health Benefit Exchange Authority, says her understanding is that Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services wants to treat Congress as if it had failed to give much support to its health plan, or had failed to get many employees to participate.
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  • The gun supremecists' folly
    April 27, 2014
    The creativity of the National Rifle Association and other organizations devoted to establishing conditions in which every man, woman and child in our nation will have to be armed is awe-inspiring.
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  • Online Job Postings Seeing Rapid Growth
    April 24, 2014
    The report’s findings suggest careers in the so-called STEM fields - Science, Technology, Engineering and Math - provide the greatest opportunities, with salaries that range between $30 to $45 an hour. But for maximum income and satisfaction, Professor Carnevale says workers must be prepared to move and change jobs at least every five years.
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  • They signed up for Obamacare. Now, how to keep them enrolled?
    April 23, 2014
    he District of Columbia’s exchange, D.C. Health Link, had begun discussing how to make sure people continue paying their premiums, executive director Mila Kofman said earlier this month. Those discussions have been put on the back burner in light of the Health Link’s decision to extend open enrollment through April 30, Kofman said this week. Those who are monitoring state-run exchanges said they expect an increased focus on the retention issue in the coming weeks and months.
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