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Lindsay Beyerstein | oday, President Barack Obama will deliver a speech to Congress outlining his plan to move forward on health care reform. The president is expected to advocate the use of budget reconciliation.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | You will be shocked, shocked to hear that a Blue Dog Democrat who made a career out of undermining his own party is sucker-punching them on his way out.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | The man who admitted to gunning down Dr. George Tiller in church last May went on trial in Kansas on Friday. Tiller was one of a small number of doctors performing late term abortions in the U.S.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | Two Democratic senators unexpectedly announced their resignations on Tuesday.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is determined to get a health care bill passed in the Senate by Christmas.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | A Michigan woman threatened a Minnesota newspaper with mass murder for criticizing Rep. Michelle Bachmann (R-MN)'s anti-health reform rally, reports Paul Schmelzer in the Minnesota Independent.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | A clique of anti-choice Democrats in Congress joined forces with Republicans to write abortion access out of the House's health care reform bill last Saturday.
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Matthew Adams, Stephen Benedetti | The mighty righty members of the GOP are kidding themselves, lucky for them they have Democrats (and one annoying independent) to push things to the right, especially on abortion and health care.
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Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium Blogger | Last night, President Obama laid out his vision for health care reform before a special joint session of Congress.
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Lindsay Beyerstein, TMC MediaWire Blogger | A power shift is underway in Washington. Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick announced on Monday that a special election to replace the late Sen. Ted Kennedy would not take place until 2010.
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Lindsay Beyerstein, TMC MediaWire Blogger | Republicans and their allies are pressuring Democratic healthcare reformers at townhall meetings around the country.
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H. Rose | A medical student's reaction to prayer during a pre-abortion procedure.