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2008-12-10 05:00:00

TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The incoming administration and Democratic Congress are determined to complete the job started around 1900 and last attempted by Clinton in 1993: the nationalization of American medicine. They plan to move fast, seize momentum, and not let go. "We need to be on the offense," said former South Dakota Senator Tom Daschle, presumptive new Secretary of Health and Human Services. The bill might well be S. 1, and Senator Ted Kennedy (D-MA) may...

2008-08-19 12:01:01

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Harry and Louise, the iconic couple featured in ads to defeat the Clinton health plan in 1993-1994, are back on television. This time they will lend their voice to strongly encourage health care reform. The new multi-million dollar ad campaign will air on national television throughout the Democratic and Republican conventions. In light of ever increasing health care costs and increasing numbers of people without health insurance coverage, Harry and...

2008-08-19 12:00:12

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Robert Zirkelbach of America's Health Insurance Plans, +1-202-778-8493 Ignagni joins ad sponsors at press conference WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) today welcomed a new ad campaign by a broad stakeholder coalition that urges the next president and Congress to put health care reform at the top of the national agenda. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the American Hospital...

2008-08-19 09:00:16

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Harry and Louise, the iconic couple featured in ads to defeat health care reform in 1993-1994, will be back on television to demand that health care reform return to the top of the agenda. Airing throughout the Democratic and Republican conventions, the famous couple at the kitchen table will remind America that they are still waiting "for a better way." In light of the growing health care affordability crisis in the U.S. and the lack of coverage for...

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2007-09-15 22:50:00

WASHINGTON -- It's been 14 years since first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton's health care reform plan sank like a stone, swallowed by fears of a big-government power grab. In the years since, wary presidential candidates at first avoided the issue altogether, then gingerly dipped one toe, then another, back into the pool. This year, no self-respecting presidential candidate wants to be without a health care overhaul plan, and talk about "universal coverage" is back. There is a stark...


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