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Health care reform goes down to the wire

President Obama has to overcome public fatigue and disillusionment, plus hostile opposition from Big Insurance and far-right ideologues, in order to rally enough "yes" votes in the House of Representatives for his health care reform plan.

Health care activist upbeat about California single-payer

California single-payer activist is optimistic about its state passage in the next five years.


Protests blanket nation as health summit opens

CHICAGO - Hundreds of union members, business owners, sick people denied benefits by their insurance companies, their families and activists braved snow squalls and icy winds blowing in from Lake Michigan last night.


Dying for health care, suburbanites sit in to "get it done!"

WILLOWBROOK, Ill. - Sixty-eight Americans die prematurely every day because they can't get access to health care coverage.


"I'm tired of rallies. I want to fight!"

Hundreds of Buckeyes tenaciously keep up health care reform fight in Columbus, Ohio.


A good day for health care reform

NEW YORK -- It was a beautiful day Feb. 20 for New Yorkers and for health care reform.


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.


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.


Residents sit-in for health care at congressional office

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


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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