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The Huffington Post:
Tea Party Protests: ‘Ni**er,’ ‘Faggot’ Shouted At Members Of Congress  —  Abusive, derogatory and even racist behavior directed at House Democrats by Tea Party protesters on Saturday left several lawmakers in shock.  —  Preceding the president's speech to a gathering of House Democrats …
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The Hill:
CBC member: Health bill protesters called lawmakers the N-word  —  Rep. Andre Carson (D-Ind.) claimed Saturday that healthcare protesters at the Capitol directed racial epithets at him Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) as they walked outside.  —  Carson, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus along with Lewis …
Think Progress:
Tea Party sign threatens gun violence if health care passes.  —  Tea Party activists have gathered on Capitol Hill today for a “Code Red” rally against health care reform.  Speakers at the event included Republican Reps. Steve King (IA), Michele Bachmann (MN), and Mike Pence (IN).
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
Menacing  —  Things are getting pretty heated in the Capitol with crowds of anti-Reform/Tea Party activists going through the halls shouting slogans and epithets at Democratic members of Congress.  —  As our Brian Beutler reports, a few moments ago in the Longworth office building …
CNN:
Protesters hurl slurs and spit at Democrats  —  Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis was the target if racial slurs on Saturday.  —  Washington (CNN) - Civil rights icon and veteran Rep. John Lewis, D-Georgia, said anti-health care bill protesters Saturday repeatedly yelled the “N” …
Discussion: Taylor Marsh
The Hill:
Dems ditch ‘deem and pass’  —  Top Democrats confirmed Saturday that the House would hold separate votes on the Senate healthcare bill and the reconciliation bill, making fixes to it.  —  Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), one of the chief deputy whips, Rep. Melvin Watt (D-N.C.), and Rep. Eliot Engel …
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
True Colors (Even Worse Than We Thought)  —  It seems that ugly crowd of protestors harassing members of Congress in the Capitol complex this afternoon got even uglier than we thought.  As noted earlier, in addition to menacing behavior toward multiple members of Congress …
Brian Beutler / TPMDC:
Tea Partiers Call Lewis ‘N****r’, Frank ‘F****t’, At Capitol Hill Protest  —  Tea partiers and other anti-health care activists are known to get rowdy, but today's protest on Capitol Hill—the day before the House is set to vote on historic health care legislation—went beyond the usual chanting …
Jim Hoft / Gateway Pundit:
100,000 RALLY IN WASHINGTON AGAINST OBAMACARE
Chris Frates / The Politico:
Cleaver spat on  —  Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) was spat …
Discussion: Mother Jones and Associated Press
Stephanie Condon / CBS News:
Schedule for House Health Care Vote
Discussion: The Moderate Voice and TalkLeft
Molly K. Hooper / The Hill:
Rep. Frank wants GOP to distance itself from Tea Party protests after gay slurs
Discussion: Advocate
Michelle Malkin:
Reports: Deem and Pass is dead; keep the no-mentum going
Chad Pergram / Fox News:
Black Lawmakers Allege Health Care Protesters Hollered Racial Epithets at Them
Discussion: St. Louis Tea Party and The Nation
Fox News:
Tea Party Activists Make Last Stand Against Health Care Vote
The Politico:
Dems say protesters used N-word
New York Times:
Tactics, Luck and Perseverance Kept Health Bill Alive  —  WASHINGTON — Speaker Nancy Pelosi was at her wits' end, and she let President Obama know it.  —  Scott Brown, the upstart Republican, had just won his Senate race in Massachusetts, a victory that seemed to doom Mr. Obama's dream of overhauling the nation's health care system.
Discussion: TalkLeft
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Molly K. Hooper / The Hill:
‘Stupak dozen’ is now a half-dozen holdouts  —  Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.) says that “at least six” of his original “dozen” members are standing firmly against the Senate healthcare bill.  —  Following a 20-minute huddle on the House floor with a handful of the holdouts, Stupak told reporters that he has …
The Politico:
Pelosi steeled W.H. for health push  —  In the jittery days following Scott Brown's Senate victory, Nancy Pelosi was eager to resurrect comprehensive health reform.  But first, she had to get past longtime ally Rahm Emanuel, who was counseling President Barack Obama to consider a smaller, piecemeal approach.
Bob Cusack / The Hill:
The 20 House Democrats who will decide the fate of the healthcare reform bill
Discussion: Facing South
CNN:
Anti-war protesters rally near White House; 5 arrested
Discussion: Washington Post and Raw Story
Tory Newmyer / Roll Call:
Democrats Picking Off Stupak Supporters
Discussion: Open Left and Pundit & Pundette
Ann Althouse / Althouse:
President Obama's lackluster speech to the Democratic caucus.  —  I watched this live, and I was struck by the dullness of the crowd as they listened to words that were supposed to stir them up.  This part, especially: … That really should have brought a big cheer.  Obama seemed to expect something there.
Discussion: The Other McCain and RedState
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Ezra Klein:
The president talks
Chris Frates / The Politico:
Obama: 'We're a day away'  —  In a speech to rally House Democrats …
Discussion: MyDD
Tory Newmyer / Roll Call:
In Scramble for 216, Sanchez Presents Unexpected Hurdle  —  As their whip efforts narrow to just a handful of Members, House Democratic leaders are facing an unlikely problem vote: Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.).  —  Sanchez was nowhere to be found on Saturday — she was in Florida on a fundraising jaunt …
Matt Canham / Salt Lake Tribune:
Dem Rep. Matheson to vote against health reform, again  —  Holding to form, Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah, announced Saturday that he would oppose his party's health reform bill, just like he did when the House version came up for a vote late last year.  —  Matheson, a conservative Democrat …
Discussion: The Plum Line, Firedoglake and The Page
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Jake Sherman / The Politico:
House Republicans begin victory lap  —  As Democrats frantically tried to cobble together votes to pass their sweeping health care reform legislation Saturday, House Republicans began a victory lap of sorts.  —  First, in a meeting of the House Republican Conference, the GOP's leadership rallied …
 
 
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