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Complete text of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act by the Senate is now available online. You can download the PDF here.

Video of the presser:

$127 billion reduction in deficit. 94% coverage. Includes an opt-out public option compromise. I’m still unsure of this one. Seems like you could opt yourself right out of any cost savings by diluting the strength of the pool of insured.

One of the most contentions provisions of late has been the Stupak-Pitts Amendment in the house. A pretty good compromise is being offered on this one:

The Senate version […]

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From De Magno Opere:

Which begs the question of why men – whether they are religiously banned from marriage or merely popularly elected officials – feel they have the obligation (much less the right) to decide for women what they should and should not do with their bodies.

Someday, I expect a damn good answer…

Don’t hold your breath waiting for an answer.

I’ll agree with Modern who earlier said DMO doesn’t get read enough or enough credit as a great Ohio political blog. I’ve been a fan for a long time. You also have to read […]

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If a Congressman pays out of pocket for his mistress to have an abortion, does this qualify as a taxpayer funded abortion?

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This Stupak amendment is going to have to get changed greatly or jettisoned all together.? 41 Dems have now signed on to voting against a bill that contains Stupak.? Greg Sargent has the letter:

November 7, 2009

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi
U.S. House of Representatives
H-232 Capitol
Washington, DC 20515

Dear Madam Speaker:

As members of Congress we believe that women should have access to a full range of reproductive health care. Health care reform must not be misused as an opportunity to restrict women?s access to reproductive health services.

The Stupak-Pitts amendment to […]

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