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Democratic National Convention (2008)

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  • Obama's big lie

    Obama's big lie
    "All we've been hearing the last three years is if you like your policy you can keep it.... I'm infuriated because I was lied to," one woman told this newspaper, as part of a story on how some middle-class Californians have been stunned to learn the real costs of Obamacare.
  • Letters: How insurance works

    Re "Obama and his big lie," Opinion, Oct. 29 To suggest that the elderly are being forced to pay for maternity care suggests that Jonah Goldberg doesn't understand the concept of insurance. The concept is that a large pool of people contributes to a...

    Early warnings on BioWatch

    Early warnings on BioWatch
    WASHINGTON — Scientists who helped pioneer BioWatch, the government's system for detecting a biological attack on the U.S., knew from the start that it was prone to false alarms, records show. Between 2003, when the nationwide network of air...

    BioWatch upgrade apparently postponed

    BioWatch upgrade apparently postponed
    WASHINGTON — Amid concerns about cost and reliability, the federal Department of Homeland Security has quietly postponed plans to buy technology that officials have long claimed could provide a life-saving upgrade of BioWatch, the nation's system...

    Homeland Security faulted for BioWatch biological defense system

    Homeland Security faulted for BioWatch biological defense system
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has rushed to acquire a new, multibillion-dollar version of the BioWatch system for detecting biological attacks without establishing whether it was needed or would work, according to a new...