Daily Signal - How Obamacare Could Limit Insurance Options for Americans in These 34 States

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Nov. 30, 2015

Good morning from Washington, where we're back from Thanksgiving break and on top of big issues: Half a million consumers who bought Obamacare health plans could be forced to find other coverage. Federal agencies hold on to more cash and property from citizens than burglars plunder in break-ins. One state wants to make sure food stamps can't buy candy and soda. And a Heritage Foundation expert identifies 12 policy changes that could save a typical household more than $4,400.

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How Obamacare Could Limit Insurance Options for Americans in These 34 States

The possibility of the insurance giant UnitedHealthcare leaving Obamacare's health insurance exchanges could have a significant impact on consumers purchasing insurance in the 34 states where UnitedHealthcare sells plans.

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Commentary

These 12 Policy Reforms Could Save an Average Household $4,440 a Year

Opening up markets to more competition, treating outsiders and insiders equally, and squeezing out bureaucratic delays could push prices down enough to give American families some budgetary breathing room.

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Food Stamps Won't Buy Soda and Candy If This State Gets Its Way

Over the past year, this state's Medicaid program spent more than $115 million on obesity-related claims.

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Commentary

West Germany's Former Chancellor Predicted Europe Would Have an Assimilation Problem

In 1990, former West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt told The Heritage Foundation's Mike Gonzalez in an interview that massive Islamic immigration into Europe kept him awake at night.

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Law Enforcement Took More From Americans Last Year Than Burglars. But It's Not That Simple.

2014 marked the first year the amount forfeited by the federal government under civil forfeiture laws outpaced the value of property stolen by burglars.

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This Company Aims to Help Christians Fight Back Against Secular Culture With Their Wallets

A new company called Faith Driven Consumer is giving them a chance to fight back with their wallets, looking at companies' behaviors.

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