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Federal appeals court upholds constitutionality of heath care reform

The constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act was upheld Wednesday by one of the first federal appeals courts to hear the case. The Sixth Court of Appeals’ three-judge panel agreed 2-1 with a federal judge in Michigan who had ruled that the government could require Americans to purchase…

Wisconsin cuts Planned Parenthood, denying 12,000 women needed care

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) signed a $66 billion budget yesterday that reduced funding for education and health care, cutting off all state and federal funding for nine Planned Parenthood clinics state-wide. Loss of the clinics, which provide preventative health screenings, reproductive education and abortion services, will leave over 12,000…

Sanders: ’5 million seniors face the threat of hunger’

WASHINGTON – A 12-page report released Tuesday by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) found that about 5 million senior citizens are threatened by hunger in the United States. “It is estimated that 5 million seniors face the threat of hunger, 3 million seniors are at risk of hunger, and 1 million…

Congresswomen vow to fight GOP efforts to defund Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON – With four days left to fund the government, two congresswomen warned Monday that Republican efforts to eliminate grants to Planned Parenthood would strip access to basic health care from “millions” of women across America. On a conference call organized by Planned Parenthood, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), vice…

Digital health tech on display at electronics show

Technology companies showed off the latest innovations on the digital health care front at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) alongside the newest smartphones, touchscreen tablet computers and 3D television sets. For the second year, organizers staged a full-day “Digital Health Summit” featuring sessions such as “The Doctor in Your…

Republicans lie in wait for returning Obama

President Barack Obama swaps serene Hawaii for the partisan hurly-burly of Washington Tuesday, with empowered Republicans maneuvering to strangle his health care law and stall his new momentum. Obama will return from holiday a day before Republicans formally take possession of the House of Representatives on Wednesday after their November…

‘Our job is to govern,’ not bicker, says Obama

President Barack Obama, heading back to Washington where a new divided Congress awaits, said Tuesday he expects Republicans will try to stall his reforms but ultimately will work with him to improve the battered economy. “You know, I think that there’s going to be politics, that’s what happens in Washington,”…

Kucinich: GOP’s anti-health reform push may fuel Medicare-for-all drive

Should Republicans push for the repeal of President Obama’s health care reform package in the next session of Congress, a Medicare-for-all plan would be politically easier to implement, a liberal congressman recently predicted. “So, my Republican friends who are working very hard to demolish the bill, may, in fact, inadvertently,…

Justice Dept. to appeal health care reform ruling

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Tuesday it would appeal against a federal judge’s ruling that a key provision of the landmark health care reform law was unconstitutional. “We intend to appeal the district court’s ruling in Virginia to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals,” a spokesman for the Department…

Supreme Court strikes down challenge to Obama’s health overhaul

The Supreme Court has turned down the first preliminary challenge to President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. The decision Monday to reject an appeal from a former Republican state lawmaker in California was no surprise because a federal appeals court has yet to consider the case. The high court almost…

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