Tag: health care

Texas: A not-so-great state

As Perry eyes the presidency and Dewhurst makes a bid for the Senate, let’s look at the story the numbers really tell Phyllis Guest | Taking Note It seems that while David Dewhurst is running for the U.S. Senate, Rick Perry —...

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Query • 11.12.10

What should be the top priority for the new Congress? …………………………. Mike Weaver — “Health care.” Keith Grogan — “Stop bankrupting the country.” Scott Ewing — “I know it...

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Should health officials ask about orientation?

U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin … And am I really agreeing with Texas Republican Congressman Joe Barton? Openly gay Wisconsin Rep. Tammy Baldwin introduced a bill in the House Energy and Commerce committee that would require...

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Get well, Tammy Baldwin

U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin As Congress continues to debate health care reform, lesbian U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin from Wisconsin has sit out some of the fight — because she has swine flu. WISN.com, an ABC affiliate, reported last...

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More on the AMA

As noted earlier here on Instant Tea, the American Medical Association today approved a resolution calling for an end to the U.S. military’s ban on gays and lesbians serving openly in the armed forces. I just received n...

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Good news for gay couples in health reform bill

On Top magazine, in an article by Carlos Santoscoy posted to its Web site, is reporting that the historic health care reform bill approved by the U.S. House on Saturday night includes some good news for same-sex couples:...

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