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  • Retirees reject Medicare drug bills

    Retirees reject Medicare drug bills

    September 19, 2003

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – It rained and it poured, but still 1,000 retirees came out on Capitol Hill, Sept. 4, to stop the privatization of Medicare. Some were in wheel chairs, still they bravely held up their...

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  • National Clips

    National Clips

    September 19, 2003

    MONROE, Mich.: Marching for jobs and clean air As President Bush addressed a captive audience at Detroit Edison’s coal-fired electrical generation plant Sept. 15, hundreds of environmentalists rallied outside the complex protesting the administration’s “Clear Skies”...

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  • Texas redistricting plan threatens equality

    Texas redistricting plan threatens equality

    September 19, 2003

    AUSTIN, Texas – The return to Texas from Albuquerque, N.M., by Texas state Senator John Whitmire (D-Houston) broke the back of his fellow Democratic state senators’ fight to stop the Karl Rove, George W. Bush, Tom...

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  • Court delays recall, upholds voting rights

    Court delays recall, upholds voting rights

    September 19, 2003

    LOS ANGELES – Ultra-right Republican plans to seize control of this state ran into a roadblock when an appeals court Sept. 15 ordered postponement of California’s recall election. A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court...

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  • Florida court blocks Medicaid-funded abortions

    Florida court blocks Medicaid-funded abortions

    September 12, 2003

    Continuing to put women’s health at risk, Florida’s Third District Court of Appeals issued an opinion Sept. 3 refusing to overturn Florida’s ban on Medicaid-funded abortions. The Center for Reproductive Rights challenged the ban last August...

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