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News in brief: Matthews says nationalize BP

Leading today's News in Brief: MSNBC news commentator Chris Matthews called on the Obama administration to do its best for the people and nationalize the oil industry.

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Health reform law still a big deal

A package arrived for me yesterday - something I ordered a while ago and then forgot about - my "Health Reform is a BFD" t-shirt! (Remember that: Joe Biden's muttered comment about just exactly how big a deal health care reform is?)

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Cheney blasted for blocking oil well safety valve

Women who have spent their lives fighting oil company pollution and profiteering denounced Dick Cheney and the company he once headed for their role in the oil spill spreading across the Gulf of Mexico.

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Far-right Massey CEO pal runs for Congress

Former West Virginia Judge Eliott Maynard is enlisting Tea Party backing for his campaign to unseat miner-friendly Democratic Rep. Nick Rahall.

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Health reform: The lie lasts until the truth arrives

MERIDEN, Conn. - Labor, clergy, small business and health care advocates here are challenging the corporate misinformation barrage against health care reform.

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Mourners stage vigils for miners; Blankenship updates Twitter page

Hundreds of mourners staged candlelight vigils in West Virginia towns the evening of April 7 honoring the 29 coal miners who died in the explosion at Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch Mine, Monday April 5, and for the four missing miners.

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Study: Junk food addiction similar to crack-cocaine

It doesn't take neuroscience to figure out that eating too much junk food is probably not good for you. Or does it?

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Republican lawsuit against health reform called ‘frivolous’

"Frivolous" and "embarrassing" were words one legal expert used to described a lawsuit filed by several Republican attorneys general this week to block the new health reform law.

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Students celebrate education aid overhaul in House health bill

Nationwide college students are celebrating and applauding leaders of the House of Representatives after they passed major student aid reform along with the historic health care bill on Sunday.

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Struggle requires long view, Jesse Jackson tells left gathering

A conversation with the Rev. Jesse Jackson before an overflow crowd opened this year's Left Forum conference at Pace University in lower Manhattan this weekend.

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