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Candlelight vigils demand: Don’t kill public option

Hundreds of candlelight vigils across the nation Dec. 8 protested a deal on health care reform in the Senate that caves in to the insurance lobby.

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Demand grows for Senate to open health insurers' books

The Senate must break through insurance company secrecy, adding stronger language in their health care bill requiring Aetna and other insurance giants to disclose what their insurance policies cover.

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Thousands flock to Senate to stop Stupak Amendment

WASHINGTON - Women holding placards that read, "No wire hangers ever!" packed a U.S. Senate ballroom Dec. 2 to lobby in opposition to the anti-abortion Stupak-Pitts Amendment to the House-passed health care bill.

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Senate Republicans seek to stall, poison health reform

The Senate opened debate on health care reform legislation Monday, but the real action may be happening behind the scenes and at the grass roots.

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Senate begins health reform debate, women plan protest

As the Senate opened debate on health reform, the women's equality movement scheduled a "Day of Action" on Capitol Hill for Wednesday Dec. 2.

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Clergy deliver prayers to Sen. Joe Lieberman

An interfaith group of clergy and supporters rallied at Sen. Joe Lieberman's Hartford office Tuesday to present hundreds of personal prayers in support of health care reform.

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New mammogram guidelines: What’s a woman to do?

New guidelines have turned life upside down for women used to having a mammogram and breast examination every year starting at age 40, and doing monthly self-examinations.

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States reap benefits with health reform

Blanche Lincoln and Joe Lieberman took center stage in the health care debate this past week.

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CT NAACP calls on Lieberman to support health bill

A Connecticut delegation of civil rights groups met with Senator Joseph Lieberman's staff yesterday to urge the Senator to support comprehensive health care reform.

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Senate to move forward on health reform debate

Debate on a new Senate health care bill released by Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., Nov. 18 is set to begin later this week.

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