Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Top Stories: 8/19/09

Politico's 44 reports that RNC Chair Michael Steele says he's unsure if healthcare reform will create 'death panels' on MSNBC's Morning Joe.

Meanwhile, a new NBC News poll finds that Americans are becoming more and more confused and divided about healthcare reform. Many believe outright false rumors, including the four debunked myths below.

See some of the other findings:

To help explain, Robert Reich - former Secretary of Labor under President Clinton - tells the Huffington Post why Obama is between a rock and a hard place politically.

In California, former HP CEO Carly Fiorina took her first steps to run as a Republican against Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA). Yet the San Francisco Chronical finds that she has never voted in the past 25 years.

And in case you have been hoping for a Democratic member of Congress to argue back with his or her constituents at the rowdy town hall meetings, you're in for a treat thanks to Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA):

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