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June 1, 2000
Robert P. Casey, 68, former Pennsylvania governor who had a rare heart-liver transplant in 1993 because of a genetic condition called familial amyloidosis. Four years later he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. A strong-willed Irish American from Scranton, Pa., Casey was a passionate opponent of abortion and persistently criticized his Democratic Party and President Clinton for what he called their "abortion-on-demand" philosophy.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 1, 2000
Robert P. Casey, 68, former Pennsylvania governor who had a rare heart-liver transplant in 1993 because of a genetic condition called familial amyloidosis. Four years later he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. A strong-willed Irish American from Scranton, Pa., Casey was a passionate opponent of abortion and persistently criticized his Democratic Party and President Clinton for what he called their "abortion-on-demand" philosophy.
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October 20, 1993 | Reuters
Pennsylvania Gov. Robert P. Casey left Presbyterian University Hospital on Tuesday after three weeks of treatment for infections stemming from a heart and liver transplant last summer.
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April 19, 1995 | From Associated Press
Citing health concerns, former Pennsylvania Gov. Robert P. Casey said Tuesday he had reluctantly abandoned plans to challenge President Clinton in next year's Democratic primaries. Casey's decision drew quick praise from the White House and the Democratic National Committee chairman. Casey had been the only potential challenger to begin organizing, although two-time Democratic candidate Jesse Jackson has not ruled out running.
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June 17, 1993 | Reuters
Pennsylvania Gov. Robert P. Casey was breathing without a ventilator Wednesday morning for the first time since he received a new heart and liver in a rare transplant operation Monday, a spokeswoman for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center said.
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June 14, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Pennsylvania Gov. Robert P. Casey will undergo a heart-liver transplant in hopes of curing a hereditary disease. The 61-year-old governor underwent weekend tests at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center that determined his heart was not strong enough to withstand a liver transplant. Casey said Lt. Gov. Mark Singel will take over his duties during his surgery and recovery.
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July 20, 1992 | From Times' staff writers
PENNSYLVANIA STORY: Pennsylvania Gov. Robert P. Casey, who has emerged as perhaps the Democratic Party's most vocal foe of unrestricted abortion rights, ultimately was persuaded to vote for Clinton's nomination at the convention, but his efforts to help the ticket carry his state are expected to remain halfhearted. . . . Casey arrived in New York already riled because party leaders clearly had no intention of letting him ascend to the convention podium to air his abortion views.
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July 7, 1992 | From a Times Staff Writer
Pennsylvania Gov. Robert P. Casey, who has urged the Democratic Party to modify its stance on abortion rights, has asked party Chairman Ronald H. Brown for a chance to speak to the convention on the issue, his office said Monday. "The platform draft which I have seen has the effect, in my opinion, of placing the national party even more squarely within the abortion-on-demand camp," Casey wrote.
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April 19, 1995 | From Associated Press
Citing health concerns, former Pennsylvania Gov. Robert P. Casey said Tuesday he had reluctantly abandoned plans to challenge President Clinton in next year's Democratic primaries. Casey's decision drew quick praise from the White House and the Democratic National Committee chairman. Casey had been the only potential challenger to begin organizing, although two-time Democratic candidate Jesse Jackson has not ruled out running.
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October 30, 1993 | Associated Press
The state employees insurance plan paid $353,771.71 for Gov. Robert P. Casey's experimental heart-liver transplant and most of his follow-up treatment, the governor's office reported Friday. Casey, 61, underwent a life-saving, 13-hour operation on June 14 at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He checked out on July 27. He was readmitted late last month and treated for a virus and a blood infection during a three-week stay, which was not included in the billing released Friday.
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March 25, 1995 | From Associated Press
Robert P. Casey, the former Pennsylvania governor known for his opposition to abortion, announced a presidential exploratory effort Friday that could throw a wild card into fellow Democrat Bill Clinton's reelection bid. Casey's filing with the Federal Election Commission enables him to raise money and seek support for a campaign. It would be the first reelection challenge to Clinton from within his own party. Casey said in a statement from his Scranton, Pa.
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October 30, 1993 | Associated Press
The state employees insurance plan paid $353,771.71 for Gov. Robert P. Casey's experimental heart-liver transplant and most of his follow-up treatment, the governor's office reported Friday. Casey, 61, underwent a life-saving, 13-hour operation on June 14 at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He checked out on July 27. He was readmitted late last month and treated for a virus and a blood infection during a three-week stay, which was not included in the billing released Friday.
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October 20, 1993 | Reuters
Pennsylvania Gov. Robert P. Casey left Presbyterian University Hospital on Tuesday after three weeks of treatment for infections stemming from a heart and liver transplant last summer.
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June 21, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Pennsylvania Gov. Robert P. Casey's condition was upgraded and he was moved out of an intensive care unit nearly a week after he underwent a heart-liver transplant, a hospital spokeswoman said. The 61-year-old governor's condition was upgraded from serious to fair, and he was moved from Presbyterian University Hospital's intensive-care unit to a cardiac unit, the spokeswoman said.
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June 17, 1993 | Reuters
Pennsylvania Gov. Robert P. Casey was breathing without a ventilator Wednesday morning for the first time since he received a new heart and liver in a rare transplant operation Monday, a spokeswoman for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center said.
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June 15, 1993 | From Associated Press
Doctors performed a high-risk heart-liver transplant Monday on Gov. Robert P. Casey in hopes of curing a fatal disease. They said the heart pumped properly and the liver worked well after the 13-hour operation. "The procedure was essentially flawless. The organs were working excellently. We could not have hoped for anything better," said Dr. John Armitage, who handled the heart transplant at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
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July 14, 1992 | DAVE LESHER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Pennsylvania Gov. Robert P. Casey, the most prominent Democrat in a state Bill Clinton considers vital to his presidential election chances, complained Monday that leaders of the party's convention are bowing to wishes of "the radical far left" and denying him a chance to air his opposition to abortion rights here. Casey charged that Democratic leaders have made support for abortion rights a litmus test for participation in party functions.
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July 20, 1992 | From Times' staff writers
PENNSYLVANIA STORY: Pennsylvania Gov. Robert P. Casey, who has emerged as perhaps the Democratic Party's most vocal foe of unrestricted abortion rights, ultimately was persuaded to vote for Clinton's nomination at the convention, but his efforts to help the ticket carry his state are expected to remain halfhearted. . . . Casey arrived in New York already riled because party leaders clearly had no intention of letting him ascend to the convention podium to air his abortion views.
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