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Patt Morrison for July 31, 2012




WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 31:  U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius joins Democratic senators at a news conference on Capitol Hill July 31, 2012 in Washington, DC. Sebelius and members of the Democratic caucus announced new preventive health coverage for women that takes effect August 1 for new insurance plans because as part of the Affordable Care Act. Also pictured are (L-R) Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA), Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD).
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 31: U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius joins Democratic senators at a news conference on Capitol Hill July 31, 2012 in Washington, DC. Sebelius and members of the Democratic caucus announced new preventive health coverage for women that takes effect August 1 for new insurance plans because as part of the Affordable Care Act. Also pictured are (L-R) Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA), Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD).
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Starting tomorrow, American women will receive free access to preventive care through their insurance companies as a stipulation of the Affordable Care Act. Should health care providers be forced to give preventive care to all women for free? Plus, presumed Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is wrapping up a foreign tour that found the candidate getting unfavorable press along the way. How can what a candidate says outside America influence voters back home?