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  • Clark would spend $695 billion over 10 years on health plan that would cover all kids

    10/28/2003 3:49:14 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 6 replies · 117+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 10-28-03 | NEDRA PICKLER
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) --  Wesley Clark says his health care plan is based on a lesson he learned from 34 years in the military -- those who don't have adequate medical attention won't live up to their abilities.</p> <p>The retired Army general says if elected president, he would look to spend $695 billion over 10 years to ensure all American children get health insurance and expand access for coverage to adults.</p>
  • NC protesters say human service needs can't be ignored (screams of "blatant discrimination")

    05/29/2002 7:14:45 PM PDT · by Libloather · 32 replies · 359+ views
    Durham Herald Sun ^ | 05/29/02 | GARY D. ROBERTSON
    NC protesters say human service needs can't be ignoredBy GARY D. ROBERTSON : Associated Press Writer May 29, 2002 : 1:52 am ET RALEIGH, N.C. -- Donna Dudley of Williamston says she can't afford to pay health care for her 16-year-old son with asthma. Dudley and others speaking at a rally urging lawmakers to avoid deep cuts to social programs in next year's budget said the state can't afford to ignore the needs of working people during this fiscally challenging time. "I'm fed up. I can't take no more," Dudley said at Tuesday's march and rally attended by 300 people...