Health care deadline arrives
Consumers can sign up until 2:59 a.m. EST Monday for subsidized private health insurance under President Barack Obama’s health care law. The deadline is for the 38 states using the HealthCare.gov website. People also can enroll on the phone by calling 800-318-2596.
Liz Cheney joins House race
The elder daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney is running for Wyoming’s lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, following up a failed U.S. Senate campaign two years ago with another attempt to woo voters in a state where she has been a full-time resident for only a few years.
Obama is seeking $4.1 billion
The president says he will ask Congress for $4.1 billion to expand computer programming classes in every public school, the White House said Saturday. The proposal, backed by technology firms including Apple, Google and Microsoft, will be included in Obama’s fiscal 2017 budget, to be released Feb. 9.