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Debate heats up surrounding Oregon Meas. 101 on hospital, healthcare provider tax

Oregon voters will be deciding on Measure 101 this January; a bill that would repeal a tax on health care providers and could impact coverage for hundreds of thousands of residents. If passed, the mea... read more

Healthcare reform and political realities

and now it's time to step up to the hard work of changing policy. I am so incredibly proud of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and the fight they've picked to ensure that healthcare reform has som... read more

Washington pertussis outbreak is very, very bad

I did, and my whole family is up-to-date with their vaccinations. I refuse to be a part of spreading a disease that can kill anyone, let alone babies, and I refuse to be silent about it. read more

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Tax minimisation brings government maximum pain

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MinnesotaCare At Risk In State’s $5B Problem

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The "ClimateGate" Burden of Proof

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HP TouchPad Needs 6 to 8 Weeks for Additional Shipments

HP needs 6-8 weeks to ship additional TouchPads, according to a leaked email sent to customers. HP is prepping one last run for its defunct tablet. Hewlett-Packard will apparently need close to two mo... read more

Do you have the right to die?

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Is the President's Health Bill Worth Supporting?

In this week's JOURNAL, Bill Moyers spoke with two prominent advocates of health reform with very different perspectives on the President's health bill. Wendell Potter ... but I don't think we're gonn... read more

Nobody, Gay or Straight, Has the Right to a Wedding Cake

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