• In this Sept. 28, 2015, photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speaks at the University of Chicago in Chicago. After seven years of the political drama known as "Obamacare," you might think voters would be tired of big ideas for revamping health care. If so, the presidential candidates seem to have missed the memo. On the left, part of the appeal of  Sanders is his years-long advocacy of "single payer," a tax-supported, Medicare-like plan for all. The idea is in the political DNA of liberals, and Sanders as president would lead a movement to make it happen, his campaign says.  (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

    Here they come again: Broader health care debate for 2016

    WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s health care debate has been called an unhealthy political obsession. But if the 2016 presidential hopefuls have any say, it’s about to get bigger.

  • In this Oct. 3, 2012, file photo, then-Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks during the first presidential debate with President Barack Obama at the University of Denver, in Denver. Republican presidential candidates seem to be drawing this lesson from Mitt Romney’s failed 2012 campaign, don’t promise to balance the budget while cutting taxes. Romney’s vow led Democrats to accuse him of planning to effectively raise middle class taxes while dramatically cutting those for the wealthy. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

    GOP field: Tax cuts for all, don’t worry about consequences

    DENVER (AP) — Republicans came into this presidential campaign with painful memories of how, in the last one, Democrats blasted Mitt Romney’s tax plan as a giveaway to the rich.

  • Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards listens to a question while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on "Planned Parenthood's Taxpayer Funding."  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    House chair: Planned Parenthood doesn’t need federal money

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of Planned Parenthood defended the women’s health organization Tuesday before a Republican-run Congress bent on slashing its federal funding, telling lawmakers that accusations against her group fed by stealthily recorded videos are “offensive and categorically untrue.”