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Illinois Democrats Push to Further Expand Abortion, Access to Gender Care

Illinois Democrats Push to Further Expand Abortion, Access to Gender Care

State Representative Kelly Cassidy, D-Chicago, speaks in the House in support of a sweeping bill that requires insurance coverage for abortion and gender-affirming healthcare drugs, as well as items aimed at increasing Illinois’ reproductive health workforce. (Credit: Blueroomstream.com) Friday, January 6, 2023 Bill contains legal protections for out-of-state providers and patients By HANNAH MEISEL For …

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NYC crime and mental health crises have Hochul, 'rookie' Adams on the ropes

NYC crime and mental health crises have Hochul, ‘rookie’ Adams on the ropes

Elections have consequences, but some of those consequences can have a strange and intriguing afterlife. Take the results of a new poll from Siena on Governor Hochul. She won her election last month by a relatively narrow margin of just under six points, but now trails her defeated Republican opponent in a favor contest. According …

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California Democrats Behind Radical Child Vaccine Plan Join American Medical Association - Washington Free Beacon

California Democrats Behind Radical Child Vaccine Plan Join American Medical Association – Washington Free Beacon

A former California state senator whose proposal to mandate coronavirus vaccines for school children was too sweeping for the state’s progressive legislature is now consulting the American Medical Association. Dr. Richard Pan will join the AMA’s medical education group, where he will consult on the organization’s standards for university medical education programs. Pan, a pediatrician, …

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Senate Democrats prepare to fight corporate America

Senate Democrats prepare to fight corporate America

Democrats lost control of the House but expanded their majority in the Senate, giving them more power to issue subpoenas that party senators say they plan to use to investigate price gouging and other inequities in American business. Democratic committee and subcommittee chairs have said they plan to ask companies to provide more information about …

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In 2024, Democrats need a 'compromise agenda'

In 2024, Democrats need a ‘compromise agenda’

Of all the takeaways from the 2022 midterm elections, perhaps the most important is this: American voters are tired of the national issues agenda being driven by bipartisan extremists and want real solutions to the issues that matter most to them, including costs, crime and immigration. For their part, Republicans should take their historically poor …

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Health Care - Democrats demand action from DOJ on anti-trans threats

Health Care – Democrats demand action from DOJ on anti-trans threats

🦃 President Biden pardoned two turkeys today as part of the annual Thanksgiving tradition. Chocolate and Chip will live at North Carolina State University and hopefully never have to hear corny jokes at their expense again. On today’s health news, House Democrats denounced anti-trans threats that have been made against children’s hospitals and called on …

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VA must train employees on abortion rules to provide proper care and safety, House Democrats say

VA must train employees on abortion rules to provide proper care and safety, House Democrats say

Rep. Mark Takano, D-California, chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, meets with veterans and advocates Sept. 28, 2022, before they march to the Capitol to rally for care rights reproductive health care for veterans and military service members. Takano and Rep. Julia Brownley, D-Calif., (not pictured) chair of the House VA Subcommittee on Health …

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'What Idiots': Biden rips protesters for calling Democrats 'socialists'

‘What Idiots’: Biden rips protesters for calling Democrats ‘socialists’

On Saturday, President Biden ripped into protesters gathered outside where he was speaking, calling them “idiots” for calling Democrats “socialists” for their approach to health policy. “Social Security and Medicare are more than government programs, they are promises. It is a promise. Work hard and contribute and when the time comes things will be easier …

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