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  • Womens groups blast Senate abortion vote

    Womens groups blast Senate abortion vote

    March 20, 2003

    After the Senate’s March 13 vote in favor of a ban on so-called “partial birth” abortions, outraged women’s rights groups vowed to fight the law, and pointed to the importance of court nominees. National Organization for...

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  • Child poverty and the Bush budget

    Child poverty and the Bush budget

    March 20, 2003 By Fred Gaboury

    Nowhere is the fakery of “compassionate conservatism” better exposed than in George W. Bush’s 2004 budget proposals affecting the children in low-income families

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  • The health bridge is falling down

    The health bridge is falling down

    March 14, 2003 By Phil E. Benjamin

    Ever heard of COBRA? You probably have if you lost a job and were offered the opportunity to keep your health coverage. Under the 1986 Consolidated Omnibus Benefit Reconciliation Act (COBRA), workers who are laid off...

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  • National Clips

    National Clips

    March 14, 2003

    DENTON, Tex.: Books not bombs Approximately 400 students walked out of class, March 5, and gathered on the University of North Texas free speech area to protest the impending war in Iraq. A coalition of UNT...

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  • Bush to poor people: Drop dead

    Bush to poor people: Drop dead

    March 7, 2003 By Phil E. Benjamin

    The latest outrage of the Bush White House is the brutal attempt to kill the 40-year-old federal Medicaid program, the health program that is the final health and safety net for the unemployed, the disabled, the...

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