REAL MONEY Nine Steps to Dealing With Medical Debt
A broken bone, mental health therapy, a long-term illness, a car accident, a premature baby. All of these situationsand so many more unexpected onescan land a family in medical debt. And you cant comp... Posted on 4/16/13 at 9:27 AM
STAFF BLOG REPUBLIC INSIDER A wee crack in Thune's debt-ceiling position
So the debt ceiling drama is over (sort of) and SD's mighty 3 all voted 'yes.' (We'll discuss that soon.)
Meanwhile, South Dakota's junior senator - who's been all over the TV talking about this - ma... Posted on 8/3/11 at 12:27 AM
HEALTHBEAT The staggering cost of a medical education
Medical students traded the classroom and the anatomy lab last week for the halls of power in Washington, D.C. Their mission: to issue a plea to Congress for help with the crushing fina... Posted on 3/19/09 at 7:01 AM
WASHINGTON — AARP, the lobbying powerhouse for older Americans, last year made a dramatic concession. Amid a national debate over whether to overhaul Social Security, the group said for the first time it was open to cuts in benefits.
Michael A. Fletcher and Zacharay A. Goldfarb
, November 19, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — Failure by Congress' debt-cutting supercommittee to recommend $1.2 trillion in savings by Wednesday is supposed to automatically trigger spending cuts in the same amount to accomplish that job.
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the nation's debt soared past $15 trillion, congressional Republicans and Democrats approached stalemate Wednesday in a year-long assault on federal deficits, stymied still by politically charged disagreements over taxes and the future of enormously expensive government benefit programs.
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