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Health Care Foes Compete to Frame Kennedy's Legacy


US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Obama, Health Care, Reform, Ted Kennedy, legacy )

Dee
- 3308 days ago - news.yahoo.com
WASHINGTON - Liberals and conservatives, at odds over health care, are competing to use the legacy of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy to further their goals.



   

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Dee C (23)
Saturday August 29, 2009, 7:39 am
"The left claims the Senate's liberal champion would have settled for nothing less than universal care and a new government-run insurance option. Republican foes of those ideas say the Democrats should take a lesson from Kennedy's gift for cutting a pragmatic deal and sacrifice some of their priorities in the interest of a bargain the GOP could support.

The White House appears intent on staying out of an unseemly political debate that's unfolding even before Kennedy is laid to rest, saying that President Barack Obama has no intention of refereeing disputes over the Massachusetts Democrat's memory."

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Brad Miller (120)
Saturday August 29, 2009, 3:21 pm
Please Petition Congress, pass the Kennedy Bill (and nothing less), at HonorKennedy.com http://salsa.wiredforchange.com/o/5649/t/4922/content.jsp?content_KEY=2768&tag=hk2_tw2
 

Dee C (23)
Saturday September 12, 2009, 8:21 pm
Thanks Brad..
 
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