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December 18, 1998 | Associated Press
Rep. George Miller (D-Martinez), recuperating from hip replacement surgery, will not fly to Washington because the House will almost certainly impeach President Clinton, Miller's chief of staff said Thursday. Miller was prepared to fly on an Air Force plane and would have voted against impeachment if the vote appeared to be close. "It is now a foregone conclusion that the president will be impeached by the House," Chief of Staff Daniel Weiss said.
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April 2, 2013 | By Chad Terhune, Los Angeles Times
A new fight is brewing over health insurance companies letting millions of Americans renew their current coverage for another year - and thereby avoid changes under the federal healthcare law. That may offer a short-term benefit for certain consumers and shield some of those individual policyholders from potentially steep rate increases. But critics say this maneuver could undermine government efforts to remake the insurance market next year and keep premiums affordable overall. At issue is a little-known loophole in President Obama's landmark legislation that enables health insurers to extend existing policies for nearly all of 2014.
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September 6, 2000 | From a Times Staff Writer
California's Sen. Dianne Feinstein will need to undergo surgery after breaking her leg while vacationing in Colorado over the Labor Day weekend. Feinstein, 67, who is up for reelection in November, slipped Friday night on the stairs at her home in Aspen and suffered a compound fracture of the left tibia, a spokesman for the senator said Tuesday. She also suffered tendon damage that will require surgery to repair.
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September 27, 2000 | From a Times Staff Writer
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein will recuperate at home this week after successful surgery to repair a severed tendon in her left leg, her office said Tuesday. The 67-year-old Democratic senator, who is seeking reelection, underwent surgery Tuesday at the Stone Clinic in San Francisco. The two-hour operation was undertaken three weeks after Feinstein broke her leg in a fall at her vacation home in Aspen, Colo.
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September 27, 2000 | From a Times Staff Writer
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein will recuperate at home this week after successful surgery to repair a severed tendon in her left leg, her office said Tuesday. The 67-year-old Democratic senator, who is seeking reelection, underwent surgery Tuesday at the Stone Clinic in San Francisco. The two-hour operation was undertaken three weeks after Feinstein broke her leg in a fall at her vacation home in Aspen, Colo.
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June 6, 1992 | The Washington Post
House Democratic leaders appear to have laid down an ultimatum to Appropriations Committee Chairman Jamie L. Whitten (D-Miss.), telling him to voluntarily step aside until he recovers from a prolonged illness or be forced aside at a meeting of the Democratic caucus next week. "We're entering the busiest period of the appropriations process . . . and the chairman has to be operating at peak efficiency," said Rep. Vic Fazio (D-West Sacramento), vice chairman of the caucus.
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July 18, 2000 | From Associated Press
Sen. Paul Coverdell (R-Ga.) underwent surgery Monday to relieve pressure on his brain after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage. The two-hour operation was a success, but it was unclear what the lasting effects on Coverdell will be, said Dr. Gary Gropper, the neurosurgeon who performed the surgery at Atlanta's Piedmont Hospital. "I think over the next 48 hours we'll have a better idea how he's doing," Gropper said.
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May 24, 1995 | DAN MORAIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At first, Assemblyman John Vasconcellos was hesitant to carry a bill that would legalize marijuana for medical use. But he changed his mind, and now believes that the decision may have saved his life. "Life's most curious in how our choices, our friends, determine our lives," Vasconcellos wrote, explaining his experience. Vasconcellos, a Santa Clara Democrat and one of the few remaining unabashed liberals in the lower house, asked AIDS researcher and specialist Dr.
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September 26, 2000 | From a Times Staff Writer
Three weeks after falling at her vacation home in Aspen, Colo., U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) is scheduled to undergo surgery today to repair injuries to her left leg. Feinstein's office said Monday that the operation will be performed in San Francisco by Dr. Kevin Stone, an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine. The 67-year-old senator, who is seeking reelection in November, fell on the stairs of her vacation residence during Labor Day weekend.
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August 21, 2000 | Reuters
Arizona Sen. John McCain was walking around the hospital and receiving visitors Sunday, one day after undergoing 5 1/2 hours of surgery to remove two malignant melanomas. The Republican senator spent an "uneventful night" at the Mayo Clinic Hospital after surgery and was experiencing "surprisingly little discomfort," according to a statement from his office.
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September 26, 2000 | From a Times Staff Writer
Three weeks after falling at her vacation home in Aspen, Colo., U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) is scheduled to undergo surgery today to repair injuries to her left leg. Feinstein's office said Monday that the operation will be performed in San Francisco by Dr. Kevin Stone, an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine. The 67-year-old senator, who is seeking reelection in November, fell on the stairs of her vacation residence during Labor Day weekend.
NEWS
September 6, 2000 | From a Times Staff Writer
California's Sen. Dianne Feinstein will need to undergo surgery after breaking her leg while vacationing in Colorado over the Labor Day weekend. Feinstein, 67, who is up for reelection in November, slipped Friday night on the stairs at her home in Aspen and suffered a compound fracture of the left tibia, a spokesman for the senator said Tuesday. She also suffered tendon damage that will require surgery to repair.
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August 21, 2000 | Reuters
Arizona Sen. John McCain was walking around the hospital and receiving visitors Sunday, one day after undergoing 5 1/2 hours of surgery to remove two malignant melanomas. The Republican senator spent an "uneventful night" at the Mayo Clinic Hospital after surgery and was experiencing "surprisingly little discomfort," according to a statement from his office.
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August 20, 2000 | From Associated Press
Sen. John McCain spent more than five hours in surgery Saturday to remove skin cancer from his temple and upper arm, and his doctor said preliminary findings show that the cancer had not spread to his lymph nodes. McCain's internist, John Eckstein, said the surgery to remove the two melanomas, the most serious form of skin cancer, went as expected without complications. The removal of the melanoma from his left arm involved a simple excision, Eckstein said.
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July 18, 2000 | From Associated Press
Sen. Paul Coverdell (R-Ga.) underwent surgery Monday to relieve pressure on his brain after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage. The two-hour operation was a success, but it was unclear what the lasting effects on Coverdell will be, said Dr. Gary Gropper, the neurosurgeon who performed the surgery at Atlanta's Piedmont Hospital. "I think over the next 48 hours we'll have a better idea how he's doing," Gropper said.
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December 18, 1998 | Associated Press
Rep. George Miller (D-Martinez), recuperating from hip replacement surgery, will not fly to Washington because the House will almost certainly impeach President Clinton, Miller's chief of staff said Thursday. Miller was prepared to fly on an Air Force plane and would have voted against impeachment if the vote appeared to be close. "It is now a foregone conclusion that the president will be impeached by the House," Chief of Staff Daniel Weiss said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 26, 1991 | DARYL KELLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
State Sen. Ed Davis (R-Santa Clarita) is making a strong recovery after removal of 20% of a cancerous right lung and expects to be out of the hospital by early next week, an aide said Friday. Davis still plans to attend a campaign fund-raiser featuring Gov. Pete Wilson on Nov. 15, the senator's 75th birthday, aide Hunt Braly said. Two abnormal clusters of cells, discovered during an annual physical examination, were removed from Davis' right lung during surgery on Monday, Braly said.
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April 12, 1991 | WILLIAM J. EATON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rep. Morris K. Udall (D-Ariz.), disabled by injuries complicated by the effects of Parkinson's disease, signaled Thursday that he may resign his seat this month after three decades as one of Congress' most effective and revered legislators. A letter from his wife to Speaker Thomas S. Foley said that Udall was making a "painfully slow" recovery from a bad fall at his home last Jan. 6 and may not be able to resume his duties as he had hoped.
NEWS
June 23, 1998 | MIGUEL BUSTILLO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Assemblyman Nao Takasugi (R-Oxnard) was hospitalized Monday in Sacramento after suffering a heart attack during his customary morning exercises--stunning friends, relatives and associates who remarked on the 76-year-old's exceptional fitness. Takasugi, one of only a handful of Asian Americans in the state Legislature, was in the middle of one of his regular brisk walks around Capitol Park when he fainted about a block from his home, authorities said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 3, 1996 | FRED ALVAREZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two Ventura County lawmakers are targets of a statewide anti-smoking campaign, which chastises them for being among the Legislature's Top 20 recipients of tobacco industry campaign money since 1995. Assemblyman Nao Takasugi (R-Oxnard) and Assemblywoman Paula L. Boland (R-Granada Hills) are part of a group criticized by a coalition seeking to ensure that money generated by a cigarette sales tax continues to be spent on a variety of tobacco research and education programs.
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