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  • HEALTH CARE INFO

    State's Dems divided on what's next

    Sen. Patty Murray said Wednesday that Democrats should move forward with health care reform despite the loss of a critical Senate seat in a Massachusetts special election.

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    Senators eager to start health care debate

    WASHINGTON -- With a pivotal vote looming in the next few days, Washington state's two senators said Thursday that it was definitely time to begin debate on the Senate Democrats' $849 billion plan to overhaul the nation's health care system.

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    Cantwell says health care bill ‘a good start’

    WASHINGTON — Calling it a “good start” but adding that she thinks Congress needs to be even more aggressive, Sen. Maria Cantwell supported a sweeping health care bill approved Tuesday by the Senate Finance Committee.

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    Cantwell's health proposal passes

    WASHINGTON -- By the narrowest of margins, the Senate Finance Committee on Thursday approved an amendment by Sen. Maria Cantwell that would allow other states to establish basic health care plans for low-income residents similar to the one in her state, but with the federal government providing ...