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GOP reps run from voters on Social Security, Medicare

Facing voter anger, Republican lawmakers across the country are screening questions at town hall meetings, holding "invitation only" gatherings, or deciding not to hold meetings at all.

Vermont single-payer fight lights a path

Vermont's state Senate on Monday spotlighted how progressives can use the Affordable Health Care Act to introduce single-payer health care in states across the country.

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Congressional Black Caucus would boost social programs & revenue

Continuing a 30-year-long tradition, the Congressional Black Caucus April 14 presented its alternative budget for fiscal 2012 to the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Rally marks first birthday for Obama health care law

Chicago-area residents celebrated the one year anniversary of the signing of the Affordable Care Act by President Obama, March 23,  with stories of how the law helped them obtain affordable and quality health care.

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Health care ruling is "judicial activism on steroids"

Health care actvists say U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson's ruling aginst the Affordable Care Act advances GOP agenda: return control of health care to insurance companies

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Congressman stands up for Kentucky workers

Kentucky's Democratic Congressperson, John Yarmuth, voted against the repeal of health care reform, voicing the opinion of the Kentucky working people.

Justice finally served for nurse whistleblowers

It looks like justice is finally being served against the real criminals in the Winkler County Nurses Case, according to a January13 report from the Odessa American.

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Single payer still alive in California

Single payer legislation has passed the California legislature three times already, but was vetoed each time. Now activists hope the fourth time will be a charm.

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Health reform backers gaining support

As Republicans attempt to repeal healthcare reform, Democats are turning the debate into a campaign to explain the law to more Americans.

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Surprise! Republican judge rules against health care law

A federal judge in Virginia  ruled that one part of President Barack Obama's signature health care reform law is unconstitutional, which comes after two other federal judges ruled it was constitutional, setting up an eventual showdown in the Supreme Court.

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