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Protestors call on Rubio to preserve current Medicare budget listen

05/31/11 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Last week the U.S. Senate shot down a controversial House budget that included sweeping changes to Medicare, but critics of the proposal aren’t quite ready to rest easy. About ten people demonstrated outside Senator Marco Rubio’s office in Tampa earlier today. Tim Heberlein of the Florida Consumer Action Network spearheaded the event, which attracted a range of activists.

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Women's Show-OLGA VIVES, N.O.W. Executive VP listen

01/03/09 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View

Olga Vives, executive vice president of NOW, talked about NOW's agenda for women in the new administration. Topics included the percentage of women in high level government, economic effects on women, reproductive rights, health care, violence against women.

Vives also alerted us to the change in direction in HHS regarding conscience regarding women's ability to get the reproductive health care they desire and the hope that it will change under the new administration.

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