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  • Corporations blamed for mad cow disease

    Corporations blamed for mad cow disease

    January 16, 2004

    SEATTLE – By now, pretty much everyone in the United States has heard of the Holstein from Mabton, Wash., found to be infected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), better known as “mad cow disease.” What people...

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  • National Clips

    National Clips

    January 16, 2004

    SACRAMENTO, Calif.: ‘Terminating’ working families California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is a super action hero – to the rich corporations. The governor’s budget ax slashes $1.7 billion from state public health programs and welfare and $1.3 billion...

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  • Texan switches parties

    Texan switches parties

    January 16, 2004

    Congressman Ralph Hall of Rockwall, Texas, handed the congressional rightwing an easy victory on New Year’s Day when he revealed that he was switching from the Democratic to the Republican Party. The Texas congressional delegation is...

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  • ONeill spills beans on White House

    ONeill spills beans on White House

    January 16, 2004

    Former Treasury Secretary Paul O’Neill has become one of the Bush re-election campaign’s worst nightmares. In a book published this week by Ron Suskind, “The Price of Loyalty,” O’Neill joins a growing list of former officials...

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  • Health care is pivotal in 2004

    Health care is pivotal in 2004

    January 9, 2004 By Phil E. Benjamin

    The 2004 elections are a dramatic backdrop to the fight back against the Bush Medicare wrecking ball.

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