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Obama rolls out health care plan, moves to block rate hikes

As insurers fearful of health care reform announce massive pre-emptive rate hikes the Obama administration proposed today to give the government the power to block the increases.

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In Michigan suburb, rally revitalizes health care fight

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. -- A standing room only rally in this suburban working class community showed a deep determination to overcome the months long Congressional stalemate that has prevented action on jobs, health care, immigration reform and other people's needs.

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Residents sit-in for health care at congressional office

Video: Residents sit-in at Rep. Judy Biggert's suburban office, demanding health care now!

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Health public option springs back to life

 A group of influential Democratic senators called yesterday on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to include the public option in the reconciliation process on health care reform.

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Action for health care grows

Dozens of marches, rallies and vigils are taking place during the week-long recess demanding that Congress "pass health care that works for us now."

 

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Grassroots activist pledges ongoing fight for health reform

If we can break through on health care then the rest of that change agenda can move, and if we don't break through on health care it won't.

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Urgent action needed on unemployment, COBRA extension

On March 1, nearly 1.2 million workers are scheduled to lose unemployment and COBRA benefits (health coverage) unless Congress acts.

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Anthem Blue Cross - poster child for urgency of health reform

With its move to raise premiums on individual policyholders in California by up to 39 percent, Anthem Blue Cross enraged customers and elected officials.

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Melanie Shouse, health care activist, dies at 41

ST. LOUIS -- Melanie Shouse was 37 when she first felt the lump. She couldn't believe it. But she kept up her fighting spirit, especially for health care reform.

Audio: Communist Party responds to Obama's SOTU address

The following is an interview with Communist Party Executive Vice Chair Jarvis Tyner in response to President Obama's January 27th state of the union address. It was conducted Thursday January 28th.

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