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pieBlueNC challenges its readers to name anything of significance Richard Burr has accomplished in Congress. Anyone? Anyone? I didn’t think so.

Also, if you haven’t listened to BlueNC radio, check it out. I know what you’re thinking, why hasn’t the Health Access Coalition been invited to BlueNC radio? Good question.

Bob Geary at Indy Week has a link to President Obama’s health plan and notes that the public option ain’t in it. I would argue that it’s not necessary if you directly regulate insurance premiums, but I’m open to anything that can get the bill enacted.

Public Policy Polling reminds us that voters are pretty much tuned out right now.

Pam’s House Blend says that stopping marriage equality was low on the list of CPAC priorities.

The NC Conservation Network has a good photo of the environmental community meeting with Sen. Kay Hagan. The handsome chap on the far left is our own Steve Jackson!

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