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Wall Street Reform

Senate Democrats reportedly has the 60 votes to pass Wall Street reform. Even some Republicans are joining into the vote to pass the bill. Republican Senators Olympia Snowe (Maine) and Scott Brown (Mass.) announced their support of the bill. Republican … Continue reading

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Nebraska favored over Nevada?

Politics and Senators. There is a tiny clause tucked into a 383-page Manager’s Amendment to the Senate health care reform bill. You can read it on page 98. It relates to money that states will have to pick up with … Continue reading

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Olbermann: Donate to National Association of Free Clinics

If you have been watching Keith Olbermann on Countdown on MSNBC TV you will be aware of his Special Comment about healthcare yesterday and that he is sponsoring The National Association of Free Clinics. If you haven’t you can watch … Continue reading

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Money paid Congress Members by health insurance industry

The following is from TruthDig: The public option in health care reform has been slain, and the murder weapon may be a truckload of greenbacks. The Obama administration caved in recently amid slipping support for the option in Congress, where … Continue reading

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Democrat Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE) under siege

The Progressive Change Committee issued this statement via e-mail: On Friday, we announced a TV ad targeting Sen. Ben Nelson (D-NE) for undermining President Obama’s public health insurance option while taking campaign cash from insurance interests that oppose reform. Big … Continue reading

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Democracy for America Give Senate a boot in the butt

Senators, Some of your colleagues, such as Ben Nelson, are delaying action on President Obama’s public health insurance option — which would force private insurers to compete and lower health care costs for your constituents. This is the latest tactic … Continue reading

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Senator Ensign: A missionary for The Family

Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy The secretive connection of Nevada’s Republican Senator John Ensign with the shadowy C Street Family continues to eke out bit by bit. The Family is a secretive association … Continue reading

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Democratic Senators Stiffing Democratic Grassroots

Democratic Senators have put themselves between a rock and a hard place. during this week’s congressional recess — left-leaning bloggers and grass-roots organizations such as MoveOn.org, Health Care for America Now and the Service Employees International Union have singled out … Continue reading

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Killing Change Softly

Arianna Huffington, of Huffington Post, may sound funny with her accent, but she is an astute observer of the political scene. Today she has an article headlined Lobbyists on a Roll: Gutting Reform on Banking, Energy and Health Care. She … Continue reading

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