The House votes Friday on a bill submitted by GOP Rep. Fred Upton of Michigan, shown with Speaker John Boehner, that seeks to ensure Americans can keep their existing insurance plans even if those policies don't meet standards in the Affordable
(Charles Dharapak/AP)
November 15, 2013

House Approves ‘Keep Your Health Plan’ Legislation

The House has approved a Republican-sponsored bill that would allow insurance companies to continue offering policies that would be canceled because they don't meet the standards of the Affordable Care Act.


Retirees review their Medicare Advantage options during a forum on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 in Champaign, Ill.
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November 15, 2013

Retirees Have Option In United Healthcare

Two public meetings on Friday in Champaign about changes to Medicare Advantage plans attracted hundreds of state retirees, many of whom had to be turned away for lack of space.


Eric Holder
(Denise Molina-Weiger/IPR)
November 15, 2013

US Attorney General Holder Visits Peoria

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder called a local program that helps certain non-violent offenders stay out of prison a model for what his office wants to do.


Barack Obama
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November 14, 2013

Obama Moves To Delay Cancellations Of Insurance Plans

President Obama announced Thursday that Americans who have had their health insurance plans canceled because of his Affordable Care Act can keep those plans for another year.


November 14, 2013

Greece’s Future Amid Economic Crisis

The collapse of the Greek economy four years ago can be traced back to deeply-rooted economic problems in that country, but that doesn’t give the whole picture. 

In order to understand what happened, and why, many political scientists say you need to look to the culture and politics in Greece itself, and across the E.U. as a whole. 

Kevin Featherstone studies Greek politics at The London School of Economics and Political Science. He says the ongoing focus on austerity measures in Greece misses the more important questions about the country’s future. He’s in town for a MillerCom lecture Thursday afternoon at the University of Illinois. Professor Featherstone joined Illinois Public Media’s Scott Cameron on Here & Now.


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