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Lindsay Beyerstein | Is the IV Bag half-empty or half-full? Theda Skocpol, the author of a forthcoming book on President Barack Obama’s health care reforms, argues in the Nation that progressives are underrating reform.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | Tens of thousands of progressive activists are converging on Detroit this week for the U.S. Social Forum to envision a better future.
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Media Consortium Blogger, By Lindsay Beyerstein | A quick overview of the latest developments on the health care reform front in the US
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Lindsay Beyerstein | Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has laid out a strategy to pass health care reform in the next couple of days.
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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 | President Barack Obama's Feb. 25 health care summit, where he will appear on TV with Republican leaders, has been hailed and assailed as yet another gesture towards bipartisanship.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | The four young men arrested last week for allegedly attempting to tamper with the phones at the office of Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) have ties to Republican politicians, conservative think tanks.
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Lindsay Beyerstein | The conservative videographer who donned a pimp suit to embarrass the anti-poverty group ACORN was arrested in New Orleans, LA for allegedly conspiring to bug the office of Sen. Mary Landrieu.
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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 | 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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Lorraine Chisholm | Health policy researcher Colleen Fuller says the debate about reform has huge significance for Canadians in our efforts to strenthen Medicare.