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Laura Bassett

House Budget Markup Turns Into Heated Abortion Debate | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

A House markup of a budget bill turned into a heated and emotional debate about abortion rights on Wednesday morning when a Republican congressman int...

How the People in My District Changed Stupak's Mind and Saved Health Care Reform

Michael Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Moore

Stupak stood on the floor of the House last night and spoke against the "Stupak Amendment!" Once he got through his medieval meanderings about where babies come from, he gave one helluva speech.

Bart Stupak: Abortion Language In Health Care Bill Is A Must

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.), who has long raised objections to health care reform based on his anti-abortion stance, said on Thursday that he and sever...

The Last Hurrah to Reform Health Care

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles J. Zaremski

To use a metaphor from the great American pastime, we are all in the 9th inning, with two outs, and the bases loaded.

My New Year's Predictions for Health Reform

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

A rough rule of thumb to follow is that the Senate bill will likely dominate the discussions, with a few bones thrown to the House version.

Sam Stein

Boxer: Senate Has Votes To Block Stupak Amendment | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With Reporting By Ryan Grim One of Congress's foremost champions of abortion rights said on Monday that the Senate did not have the votes to add a mo...

Senate Rejects Abortion Restrictions 54 To 45

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate has rejected an effort to stiffen abortion restrictions in the health care bill. The vote was 54 to 45....

When Is Political Compromise Really Extortion and Bribery?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

It was not an outright bribe. Money is not being handed to Sen. Ben Nelson for his personal use. But it is certainly the equivalent to a campaign contribution.

Ben Nelson Wants Anti-Abortion Measures In Senate Health Bill

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Abortion opponents in the Senate want tough restrictions in the health care overhaul bill, similar to the limits passed by the Hous...

Bart Stupak: Abortion Amendment Unlikely To Prevail In Senate

Detroit Free Press | Todd Spangler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Michigan's Bart Stupak, the Democratic congressman who set off a firestorm of controversy with an amendment restricting abortion coverag...