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PA rally backs single payer bills

Close to 1500 Pennsylvanians packed the main Capitol rotunda recently to call for passage of a bill that could make their state the first in the nation to put a single payer health insurance plan in place.

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First Lady urges women to talk to friends about health care

Video: The White House went on the offensive on the health care debate,  reaching out to women and mothers with a new video from First Lady Michelle Obama.

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Spending freeze, gay rights on Washington ballot

Voters have already received their mail ballots across the Evergreen State and the two hottest issues in the Nov. 3 election are I-1033, a rightwing measure to impose deep spending cuts, and another ballot question, R-71 to ratify the state legislature’s Domestic Partnership law.

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Calling on Congress: health care reform now

 On Tuesday, October 20th, hundreds of events will take place across the country, in a "National Day of Action for Health Care."

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United Health Group declared a ‘crime scene’

As one of many reform rallies targetting  insurance giants across the country, Connecticut Health Care for America Now declared United Health Group a 'crime scene.'

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Jenny couldn’t wait; vigil demands action on health care

CHICAGO -- "Twenty thousand people die each year because they lack health insurance.” That was a grim figure presented by medical student Anthony Chang to a MoveOn.org-hosted health care reform vigil here on Sept. 2.

Florida rally demands health care reform now

ORLANDO – Over 1,000 residents from throughout Florida met last Saturday to demonstrate widespread outrage at the lack of quality, affordable health care. The assembled crowd filled a gymnasium adjacent to the O-Rena (officially the Amway Arena, named after the pyramid billionaire tea bagger Rich De Vos).

Uninsured rate in Houston among highest in the nation

HOUSTON – A front page article in the 8/30/09 edition of the Houston Chronicle notes that Houston is among the worst in the nation in terms of uninsured residents. This great, culturally diverse city which is the nation’s fourth largest, frequently boasts of the Texas Medical Center, which is world-renowned for medical treatment and research.

Once again, Albuquerque shouts ‘Health care now!’

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — As a huge Organizing for America bus rolled into the Hispanic Cultural Center here on the evening of Aug. 27, it was greeted by the shouts of nearly 1,000 people: “Health Care Now!”

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1500 rally for health care in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – “Health care reform is about family values,” Board of Alderman President Lewis Reed told over 1,500 union members, community leaders and activists here at an Organizing for America (OFA) health care rally August, 30. “I can’t think of anything more critical than the health of our families,” he said.

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