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A Public Option for California?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Health Care, Public Option )

- 2880 days ago -
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House of Representatives Passes Health-Care Reform Bill in Historic Vote - By Slim Majority
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: health care reform, historic vote, House, Pelosi, public option, concessions, Blue Dogs, pre-existing conditions, gender-specific conditions, women, LGBT, anti-abortion, religious cult, 'The Family', Catholic bishops )

- 3542 days ago -
Bill contains public health-ins plan. Passed by 220-215 wi steep concessions to BlueDogs irking prog lawmakers & activists. More on what's in it & likely battles to arise in committee, here & in "5 Key Fights We Face Against the Insur Ind" in comments.
Insurance Industry Whistleblower Wendell Potter Blasts Senate Panel Rejection of Public Insurance Option
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, public option, SenateFinanceCommittee, Medicare, Baucus, Republicans, Obama, Faustian bargain, Big Pharma, Big Insurers, lobbyists, Wendell Potter, CenterforMedia'nDemocracy, NPR poll, Congress, MobilizationforHealthCare, sit-in, arrests )

- 3579 days ago -
Potter: By no means final answer on this! Optimistic final bill will reach Pres's desk WITH public option. Connection to new poll results: public feels profoundly shut out of current overhaul debate - 71% say Congress not paying attention to us!
"We Need a Better Change in This Country"- Mother of 17-Yr-Old Who Died When Private Insurance Denied Claim for Liver Transplant
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, reform, public option, govt, Medicare for all, private option, claims denials, insurance companies, Wendell Potter, corporate spokesperson, CIGNA, Hilda Sarkisyan, Nataline Sarkisyan, Chuck Idelson, California Nurses Assoc )

- 3598 days ago -
This month a full vote is scheduled in the House on Medicare for all. Expanding Medicare'd bring us in line with the rest of the industrial world. There's also an amndmt that'd enable the states to enact single-payer as part of national reform. More !
Health Care : Obama Is Right, His Critics (Right and Left) Are Wrong
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Barack Obama, Far Right, Obama Critics On The Left, Politics, Republicans, Senator Edward Kennedy, healthcare, health care, health care reform, public option, Politics News )

- 3607 days ago -
Where Obama offers bipartisanship the right only knows hate, pure and simple. To the right the truly insane, the armed, the deluded and the outright liars dwell. To the left the impatient and jaded dwell. What will President Obama do? Appease neither.
Why Wasn't THIS Townhall on TV?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: public option, politics, white house congress, barack obama, single payer, hr676, government, health, health care reform, maxine waters )

- 3617 days ago -
Maxine Waters, Congresswoman of Los Angeles, CA, recently held this townhall meeting on Health Care Reform. No angry protesters, no gun-toting haters, no disrespectful outbursts. To a packed hall, Maxine gave a reasoned, informative talk on why Single-Pay
Ted Kennedy Speaks Out On Health Care Reform: "The Cause Of My Life"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, Health Care Reform, Newsweek, Ted Kennedy, Ted Kennedy Health Care, Ted Kennedy Health Care Reform, public option, Democrats, Politics News )

- 3653 days ago -
Timeline : A Lifelong Passion : A look at Ted Kennedy's legislative--and personal--health-care battles

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