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As Caucus Day Nears, Iowa Voters Guided By Big Health Care Changes

Glenn Hurst gives Jeannette Massen a checkup at the Northcrest Living Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. As they prepare to caucus, voters weigh which candidate to support and what health care should look like in the future. Walker Pickering for NPR Glenn Hurst didn’t grow up dreaming of becoming a doctor. But eventually, he made his way into health care, ... Read More »

Obamacare needs a lot of work, Iowa insurance commissioner says

The Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, needs a lot of work, Iowa insurance commissioner Nick Gerhart told CNBC Tuesday. “We have to look at the ACA in its entirety. The risk mitigation tools … really didn’t work very well, to be honest, and the carriers just really need more predictability in their pricing,” he said in an interview with ... Read More »

What Iowa means for Wall Street

For months, Wall Street has presumed Hillary Clinton would win the Democratic party’s nod and go on to win the presidency, but Monday’s Iowa caucuses suggest the race could be tighter than expected. Clinton on Monday barely edged out Sen. Bernie Sanders, with both close to 50 percent in the Iowa caucuses. Now she faces him in New Hampshire next ... Read More »