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Wisconsin’s Victory on Medicaid Family Planning Waiver Brings Celebration and Caution

In December, Wisconsin won approval of a Medicaid State Plan Amendment, making permanent the very successful MA Family Planning Waiver. Now advocates must protect it from attack.

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K Street Lobbyists and Blue Dog Dems Oppose Pelosi. Coincidence?

On the heels of an election in which more than $450 million was spent by outside sources, K Street lobbyists suddenly have A LOT to say about who should be the Democratic Minority Leader. 

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Weekly Pulse: Obama to Promote Health Plan at Summit

Today, President Obama will hold a televised health care summit on his recently released plan for health reform, a last-ditch attempt to get Republicans to offer ideas for reform. In fact, he’s hoping to give the GOP enough rope to hang itself.

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‘Twas the Night Before Conference, When All Through the House….

‘Twas the night before Conference, when all through the House…Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The amendments were hung by the manager’s chair, In hope that the votes soon would be there.

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Republican Debate Features Reagan – err, Romney

Republicans convened on an Iowa stage today for the first Iowa presidential debate. Did Mitt Romney really say he’d cut this administration’s ineffective teen pregnancy prevention programs?

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