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July 29, 2009, 10:36 PM EDT
A copy of H.R. 3200, America Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009 sits on the desk of House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., after the markup on the health care bill was postponed on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 29, 2009. (AP photo/Susan Walsh)
July 28, 2009, 11:00 PM EDT
Norma McCorvey, right, the plaintiff in the landmark lawsuit Roe v. Wade, gestures as she speaks up as she joins other pro-life demonstrators inside House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 28, 2009. (AP photo)
July 21, 2009, 6:48 PM EDT
Washington ( - House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) admitted Tuesday that there is dissension among House Democrats about whether the final health-care reform bill should include federal funding for abortions -- so much so,
July 7, 2009, 6:50 PM EDT
Washington ( - House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said Tuesday that the health-care reform bill now pending in Congress would garner very few votes if lawmakers actually had to read the entire bill befo
July 6, 2009, 8:03 PM EDT
A worker assembles parts of a rocket fireworks at Southern Fireworks Manufacturer’s factory in Liuyang, China in Hunan province last Thursday. (AP photo)
July 6, 2009, 7:36 PM EDT
( - Most of the fireworks used in this year’s Independence Day festivities on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., were made in the People’s Republic of China, according to the company that produced the fireworks show. China is governed by a Communist regime. The Fourth of July celebrates the birthday of the United States of America as a free and independent republic.  
July 2, 2009, 5:11 PM EDT
Coal-burning plants, like this Kansas electricity facility, would be hard-hit under cap-and-trade proposals. (AP file photo)
June 26, 2009, 6:18 PM EDT
( - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.) will not give the public a week to review the final text of a health-care reform bill before it is voted on later this year.
June 22, 2009, 7:02 PM EDT
( - Lawmakers are painting a rose-colored picture of Massachusetts’ 2006 health care reform, according to Michael Tanner, senior fellow at the Cato Institute and author of the book, “Health Competition: What’s Holding Back Health Care and How to Free It.”   Although Massachusetts’ health care system is often cited as a model for national reform, Tanner said the data show that lawmakers and some media are skewing the facts to downplay the reality of health care in the Bay State.  
June 18, 2009, 8:24 PM EDT
Sen. Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., holds up a stack of documents comprising of the health care reform bill as Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee ranking Republican and Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., looks on, before the committee's markup hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 17, 2009. (AP photo)
June 17, 2009, 7:19 PM EDT
In this Feb. 9, 2009, file photo, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.), center, with Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), left, and his wife Victoria Reggie Kennedy, walks away after speaking with the media before the cloture vote on the Stimulus bill on Capitol Hill. (AP Photo)
June 16, 2009, 3:48 PM EDT
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.)
June 15, 2009, 7:38 PM EDT
President Barack Obama steps off of Air Force One as he arrives Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Monday, June 15, 2009. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 9, 2009, 7:47 PM EDT
The aftermath of a car bomb explosion in Baghdad, Iraq, on Wednesday, May 6, 2009. The attack happened at the entrance to a produce market, killing at least 11 people. (AP Photo/Loay Hameed)
May 28, 2009, 8:16 PM EDT
A summary of the 2009 annual reports sits on a table at the Treasury Department in Washington after the annual spring meeting to discuss the financial situation of the Social Security and Medicare trust funds. (AP photo/Alex Brandon)