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Public option for health care back on the table

A group of Democratic lawmakers moved quickly yesterday and filed a bill that would give the people of the nation the right to choose a publicly run health insurance plan.

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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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Health Care for America Now campaigns to finish reform right

Health Care for America Now has  launched an intensive campaign calling for public option and other measures in the final bill.

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Obama, senators push for health care vote

Despite anger over Sen. Joe Lieberman's sabotage of a public option, Senate Democrats are pushing hard for a floor vote on health care reform.

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Washington State continues fight for health care

Washington State rallies for health care, still, Dec. 12.

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NY rally highlights health care's human face

Eric de la Cruz wasn't poor and just over five years ago, after visiting several doctors, Eric was told that he had a serious heart ailment that was curable by a transplant.

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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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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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Baltimore demands a public health care option

BALTIMORE - Several hundred community and labor activists rallied at the historic Senator Theater, demanding that Congress pass heath care reform that includes a public option.

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PA rally backs single payer bills

Close to 1500 Pennsylvanians packed the main Capitol rotunda recently to call for passage of a bill that could make their state the first in the nation to put a single payer health insurance plan in place.

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