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Baucus-Grassley rake $ in from health industry

The Gang of Six, three Republican and three Democratic senators in the group, all of them members of the Senate Finance Committee, received an average of $74,600 from health industry lobbyists, according to The San Francisco’s Chronicle’s analysis of records … Continue reading

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Grassley defends his “pull the plug on grandma” remarks

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) is a real jerk. Thinking people in Iowa should get rid of him in their next election and elect someone who has some common sense. In reality, the so-called ‘death panel provision,’ Section 1233 of the … Continue reading

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Senator, “Whose side are you on?”

Chuck Grassley, the main Senate Republican negotiator, has taken over $2.9 million from health and insurance interests that oppose reform. He’s also said he won’t support a public option because it would beat private insurance in the marketplace!

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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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The Twittering Senators

Senators Arlen Specter (D-PA) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) have been tweeting each other on Twitter. Their latest Twit-fight came Friday. It started around 1:00 p.m. ET when@SenArlenSpecter tweeted, “Called Senator Grassley to tell him to stop spreading myths about health … Continue reading

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Healthcare reform myths

Myth #1 – We’ll Lose Private Insurance A lady blogger named Rene Thompson, Covington, Kentucky, who writes View from the Sandbox, is the source of the following: The first myth that I heard concerning this bill was that we would … 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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Senator Grassley: Make sure there is no public option

On MSNBC this morning, Norah O’Donnell asked Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), the ranking Republican on the Senate Finance Committee, “what needs to be in” a health care reform bill “for it to be bipartisan.” After saying it needs to be … Continue reading

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