That would require Cruz to vote against the House-passed bill with the defunding language he has championed, or instead join with Democrats to overcome the procedural hurdle. Corker, Cruz Signs of divisions among Senate Republicans over Cruzs approach emerged today.
HEALTH BENEFITS: Health insurers urge renewals ahead of new law Walgreen’s move follows Trader Joe’s announcement Sept. 13 that it was dropping part- time employees from its health insurance plan and sending them to their state exchanges with $500 to put toward the plans. Walgreen joins several other large employers in the move toward private insurance exchanges. These include Time Warner, International Business Machines (IBM) and Sears Holdings, which owns Kmart.