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Friday Talking Points [39] -- Republican Elitism Edition

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

For only the fourth (or fifth, depending on how you count) time in his presidency, George W. Bush had a veto overridden by both houses of Congress thi...

Gap In GOP Candidates' Healthcare Plans Would Hit Cancer Patients

LA Times | Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Rudolph W. Giuliani was diagnosed with prostate cancer in the spring of 2000, one thing he did not have to worry about was a lack of medical insu...

Congressman: GOP Sending Troops To Iraq To "Get Their Heads Blown Off For The President's Amusement"

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A House Democrat accused Republicans Thursday of sending troops to Iraq to "get their heads blown off for the president's amusement." The outburst fr...

Pelosi Rebukes Stark For Iraq Comments

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rebuked a fellow San Francisco Bay-area liberal Friday for what she said were "inappropriate" comments about Iraq during a ...