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The Senate Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging held a hearing Tuesday on "what the U.S. health care system can learn from other countries," where single-payer health care was discussed. And The Los Angeles Times' Michael Hiltzik caught an exchange between Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) and Danielle Martin, a Canadian physician and health policy professor.
America's largest firearms and ammunition company, Freedom Group, has been up for sale since shortly after the Sandy Hook massacre. On Wednesday, Bloomberg Businessweek reported that a $1 billion offer had been made. Unless, that is, the whole thing is a publicity stunt.
A Florida man who last year pleaded guilty to running a multimillion-dollar real estate scam has yet to report to federal prison to begin serving his five-year sentence. He says he's too morbidly obese to go.