Daily Archives: May 24, 2011

**UPDATE: Medicare voucher plan costs GOP a NY House District

A race to fill a House seat in a ruby red New York district turns on Paul Ryan’s Medicare voucher plan. And turns is the operative word.

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(Video) GA Republican: seniors who need medical care should fend for themselves … or leave the U.S.

Steve Benen puts it about as well as it can be put: its one thing when Democrats and President Obama say Republicans want to tell Americans they’re on their own; “what’s interesting, though, is when congressional Republican effectively respond, “Damn … Continue reading

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Election Day in New York, Miami-Dade

Voters go to the polls in special elections in Miami-Dade, Florida and in New York’s 26th District today, aiming to replace the recalled Miami-Dade Mayor, and elect a new member of Congress in a New York race that now hinges … Continue reading

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(Video) Oklahoma twisters keep coming; Missouri death toll at 116, plus how to help the tornado victims

MSNBC has the latest on yet another tornado touching down in already ravaged Oklahoma: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

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