Rick Perry is in a political bind over ordering girls to receive injections to protect against a sexually transmitted disease. The controversy is of special interest to tea party and social conservatives.
Health insurers that overstated how much money they spent on patients owe the state millions. Florida relies on private health insurers for some state-run programs.
Officials are generally expecting Medicaid's core functions to continue unimpeded, as long as any government shutdown is fairly short.
It will affect families differently, depending on their incomes, home states, and job situations. In general, the health care reform bill expands coverage for kids, adolescents, and young adults.
Democrats tackle issues from college tuition to healthcare.
She stresses her experience, especially as first lady, as her chief qualification to be president. Her career includes both accomplishments and missteps.