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2010-01-21 09:12:00

Print Ads Targeting Senators Harry Reid, Arlen Specter, Blanche Lincoln, Kirsten Gillibrand, Barbara Boxer Come on Heels of Successful Ad Campaign in Massachusetts Senate Special Election Campaign WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following its successful $200,000 independent expenditure TV ad campaign last week in Massachusetts on behalf of U.S. Senator-elect Scott Brown, Americans for Responsible Heath Care is launching its second wave of advertising today. The latest...

2009-12-24 08:26:00

Pennsylvania Senators Casey and Specter Praised for Supporting Senate Plan HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP CEO A. Barry Rand released this statement after this morning's passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The vote allows members of the House of Representatives and Senate to begin merging their respective bills and enact health reform legislation early in the New Year. "This morning the Senate brought us closer to meaningful health care...

2009-11-24 09:14:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senator Robert Casey, Jr. and Senator Arlen Specter stood up for the working families of Pennsylvania by voting to break the Republican filibuster and begin formal debate on a solution to the health care problems that torment our state's working people daily. "Senators will now have the opportunity to come up with the best health care law for America. They have a ways to go," Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Bill George said. "The...

2009-11-21 22:14:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) issues the following statement upon the United States Senate's vote tonight to proceed to debate on Affordable Health Care legislation: "Senators Arlen Specter and Bob Casey deserve the thanks of Philadelphians and all Pennsylvanians for casting stand-up, critical votes in the Senate tonight advancing President Obama's historic Affordable Health Care Reform legislation to full debate. The President and the Senate...

2009-08-24 13:54:00

- Praise for Sen. Arlen Specter for calling for hearings into grossly flawed document he says "pushes pulling the plug." TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Malley, President of the national non-profit organization Aging with Dignity, today called on the Department of Veterans Affairs to immediately suspend use of its "Your Life, Your Choices" advance care planning guide dubbed "The Death Book for Veterans." Malley also praised Sen. Arlen Specter (D-PA), a member of...

2009-08-15 13:44:00

NETROOTS see health care reform as top priority, prefer Sestak over Specter for SENATE nomination PITTSBURGH, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Progressive bloggers and activists are focused on pushing comprehensive health care reform this year and overwhelmingly support Rep. Joe Sestak, D-Pa., over Sen. Arlen Specter, D-Pa., for the Pennsylvania Democratic Senate nomination, according to a straw poll at this year's Netroots Nation convention conducted by the Campaign for America's Future...

2009-08-12 13:49:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During a town hall meeting Tuesday on health care reform, Senator Arlen Specter (D-Pa.) stated his opposition to legislation that would cover illegal aliens. Specter has been a long-time champion of amnesty for illegal aliens, he was the author of the 2006 amnesty bill (S. 2611) that was widely rejected by the American people. Specter's opposition to including illegal aliens under the proposed reforms is a clear indication of how strongly the...

2009-06-12 08:30:00

Council for American Medical Innovation Unveils Policy Agenda at Event Co-Sponsored by The Aspen Institute WASHINGTON, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Political leaders and health policy, research and biotechnology experts gathered at a forum today at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., to address the economic impact of policies related to U.S. medical innovation at the "Best & Brightest Forum on Medical Innovation: Achieving Recovery Through Discovery." The Council for American Medical...

2009-06-11 16:55:00

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids applauds U.S. Senators Arlen Specter and Robert Casey Jr. for voting today to approve historic legislation that gives the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authority to regulate tobacco products, including the authority to crack down on tobacco marketing and sales to kids. The U.S. Senate approved the bipartisan bill 79 to 17. The House has approved similar legislation, and Congress is expected to...

2009-06-11 07:15:00

- Members of Congress Seek to Stem Growing Healthcare Coverage Shortfalls - WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Senate has introduced a bill, S. 1221, "The Medicare Prompt Pay Correction Act," a companion bill to H.R. 1392, which was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives and currently has 45 co-sponsors. The Senate bill was introduced by Senators Arlen Specter (D-PA) and Pat Roberts (R-KS). The bill is a step forward in addressing problems with Medicare reimbursement for...


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